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Entrepreneur Jay Morrison Encourages the Black Community to Tap Into Business-Strong Mindsets

Before founding his growing businesses and organizations, Jay Morrison was busy trafficking drugs through the upper east coast and battling a dangerous lifestyle. That is until he found a way to turn his life around and break into the real estate market. From there, he went on to co-found the first Black-owned real estate crowdfund and a wealth education institution designed to inspire and provide the Black community with the tools they need to succeed. To understand the depth of Morrison’s journey, you must first know his origin story. The proud entrepreneur, co-founder, husband, and father shared his inspiring story of challenges and triumphs that have developed him into the business mogul he is today. His life tells a cautionary tale of turning your obstacles into stepping stones for success. His start from humble beginnings to a now successful businessman is unlike the typical rags-to-riches tale. He encountered many bumps in the road before finding his way. Raised by a single...

Apr 24, 2020

Collab Capital to Host Online 'Bet it All on Black' Event to Support Black Entrepreneurs

Staying true to its mission Collab Capital — an Atlanta-based alternative capital solution — is taking an all hands on deck approach to make sure Black founders don’t fall by the wayside during the COVID-19 outbreak. Led by tech entrepreneur and the first Head of Google for Startups, Jewel Burks Solomon; TechStars Directing Manager, Barry Givens; and successful entrepreneur, Justin Dawkins; Collab is centered around investing in tech startups and providing a pathway for wealth in Black communities. On April 5, Collab will host its Bet it All on Black online panel discussion featuring some of the industry’s top voices including Ryan Wilson of The Gathering Spot, Lecrae, Cortez Bryant, music manager to Lil Wayne, Kim Blackwell, founder of PMM Agency, and more. The online event is free and will focus on how Black businesses can come together in a collaborative effort to make sure all of our businesses not only survive but thrive on the other side of the outbreak. Along with their...

Apr 3, 2020