Black Entrepreneurship Beyond Music and Sports

Recording: Black Entrepreneurship Beyond Music and Sports, Mar 10, 2018


Louis Green

National Minority Supplier Development Council

Arif Gursel

Heroku Inc

Jessica O Matthews

Uncharted Power

Velicia D Woods

Department Of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency

Ask the everyday person to name 3 very successful black entrepreneurs that are not in sports or entertainment. Most people don't know any; and because of this reality, black entrepreneurs experience the impact of pattern matching, especially in the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment sectors. Yet, even before the Emancipation Proclamation, black entrepreneurs have existed. Learn this US history. Meet some iconic black entrepreneurs. Reboot your mind to help all entrepreneurs thrive.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner