Showing 3 results for:


by Topic

All results

Founders Of Green Book Global, EatOkra, And Dashible Unite To Highlight Harlem Restaurants Throughout Black Business Month

Black founders are uniting to spotlight businesses in Harlem throughout Black Business Month. In conversation with Lawrence Phillips, founder of Green Book Global, he revealed why he has teamed up with founders Anthony Edwards (EatOkra ) and Marvin Johnson (Dashible). With Phillips’ efforts to empower Black travelers globally, the partnership is a reflection of a similar desire, starting first with restaurants in Harlem, NY.

Aug 18, 2022

Two Black and Veteran-Led Tech Startups Integrated Their Platforms to Benefit Black-Owned Restaurants

Technology has proven to be the elite tool this year as it continues to innovate and improve industries all over. Even more so, tech is entering the food industry in ways that overall tweaks the F&B business models to better serve their customers. Prime example, Dashible , a subscription-based deal creation/distribution platform, and EatOkra , a location-based mobile app that helps customers easily find local Black-owned restaurants, have both partnered together to integrate their tech platforms as a means to benefit Black-owned food businesses in the U.S.   View this post on Instagram   We are excited to announce our partnership with EatOkra!! The #1 app for finding black-owned restaurants. Be on the lookout for Dashible deals at black-owned restaurants throughout the city. You can find the deals in the Dashible app or @eatokratheapp • Download both apps today and support local businesses. • • #eatokra #eatokratheapp #deals #shoplocal #supportlocal #supportblackbusiness A post...

Nov 6, 2020

Black-Owned Directory Apps Gain Major Surge in Support During Protests

With the renewed interest in Black-owned businesses during protests for racial justice, apps that act as guides for such brands are getting a major boost. According to CNN , Google searches for Black-owned businesses saw a 300 percent spike in the first two days of June plus searches for Black-owned restaurants tripled. Due in part to general curiosity about minority-owned businesses, support has also grown because of the influx of resources circulating the internet. Google docs, Twitter threads, and Instagram infographics are now widely shared to identify where to spend your money. Also, apps that are hubs for this type of information are becoming a popular go-to. However, the co-founder of EatOkra, Anthony Edwards, hopes commitment to buying Black continues beyond the moment. “We’re hoping that, in retrospect, this moment will have felt like the tipping of the iceberg and not just a trend that quickly came and went,” said Edwards, whose app has seen increased traffic. Similarly,...

Jun 8, 2020