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Serial Entrepreneur Ryan Glover Talks Taking Generational Wealth to New Heights Through Black Banking

Successful entrepreneur and go-getter Ryan Glover has always been excited about the entertainment industry despite his inability to rap, sing, or dance. For him, it has always been from a business perspective. Using his passion for entertainment, specifically music from all over the country, Glover began to build his resume right in Washington, D.C. at Howard University. “I saw the energy being created all over and thought it would be an amazing idea to bring that energy to Washington D.C. onto Howard’s campus,” he tells Black Tech Green Money host Will Lucas. For Glover, Howard was more than just a learning experience. It was a place where he not only learned from other cultures and people from all over the world but began to form the very relationships that he says have helped him to remain successful across multiple industries. “It was actually these very relationships that helped me to build my first business,” he said. “They were garnered right on Howard’s campus.” Glover is a...

Shanique Yates

Dec 22, 2020

Rapper Killer Mike and Atlanta Businessmen Partner to Launch Black-Owned Digital Bank

Rapper Killer Mike — also known as Michael Render — has a plan to fill the gaping hole in the finance market in Atlanta for Black and Latinx citizens, and he’s enlisted the help of some of the city’s most revered businessmen and politicians to do it. According to TechCrunch , Killer Mike, former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, and Bounce TV founder, Ryan Glover have all partnered together to launch Greenwood , a new digital bank backed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation with aims to help Black and Latinx entrepreneurs and small businesses. As stated by its website , Greenwood is “a platform inspired by the early 1900’s Greenwood District, where recirculation of Black wealth occurred all day, every day, and where Black businesses thrived.” Greenwood pays homage to the famous Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma  and prioritizes several digital features designed to help promote social causes as well as...

Njera Perkins

Oct 9, 2020