Stories

Passing the Flame: Voices United

May 10, 2022 | By Megan North Shuford

The Black Butterfly Network launched its Pioneer Cohort of Baltimore Black business owners on October 24, 2021. On Sunday, April 24, 2022 a special “Passing the Flame” gathering took...

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Deep Dive With Baltimore Ecosystem Builder Paulo Gregory

April 29, 2022 | By Megan North Shuford

Paulo Gregory has been leading the ESHIP Baltimore work since 2020 after serving as a founding member of the ESHIP Baltimore Leadership team and local council in years prior....

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Local Entrepreneurship Support Organizations Come Together to Identify Solutions and Build a More Equitable Indianapolis

April 22, 2022 | By Deryle Daniels

Upwards of fifteen Indianapolis metro entrepreneurship support organizations (ESOs), in partnership with JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Forward Cities, are on a journey over the next 10 months to design...

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Policing in America: The Impact on the Entrepreneur

April 19, 2022 | By Minnie McMillian & Phylicia Bediako

If entrepreneurs are the "key" to disrupting persistent generational wealth inequities, the "lock" is the communities they serve. When an entrepreneur taps into their passion, whether it's entertainment, beauty,...

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