Aiming to fulfill the need for more support and resources, BSOE incorporates interactive lessons learned from a variety of movers and shakers in order to create a one-stop-shop where students and professionals alike can gain the knowledge needed to excel in their individual pursuits. In the conference’s first edition, 75 attendees received valuable insight and lessons from 16 conference speakers. Overall, a total of seven schools and 23 businesses were represented.
ATLANTA, GA - As of 2016, 54% of millennials plan to start their own businesses and in turn entrepreneurs create 75% of all new jobs in our economy every year. ‘Millennipreneurs’ are a new generation of moguls and The Black Burdell, Inc. is continuously doing their part to help support, promote, and cultivate them. Their second annual Cultivating Entrepreneurs Scholarships helps all applicants to cultivate and enhance their businesses. This innovative scholarship encourages high school and college students to submit their business plan and business pitches to their scholarship judges for eligibility.
ATLANTA, GA - Nonprofit, The Black Burdell, Inc. is making major strides as they bring their one-of-a-kind, inaugural Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship Conference to a close this past weekend. This one-day startup conference brought together some of the best and brightest minority entrepreneurs and gave practical tactics on growing their business, no matter what stage of the the process attendees were in With over 70 attendees consisting of high school students, college students, and young professionals and 20 Black, millennial CEO and company founders presenting – this conference was truly one of a kind and changed the face of entrepreneurship.
ATLANTA, GA – Supporting current and aspiring African American entrepreneurs for the past year, The Black Burdell, Inc. announces its winner for the 2016 inaugural “Cultivating Entrepreneurs Scholarship.” The recipient of this scholarship has won a $1,000 scholarship. This novel scholarship was designed specifically to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education and help them form, grow, and develop their business at the same time.
ATLANTA – Based in the Mecca of African American owned tech firms, and the city that boasts the second highest percentage of African American owned businesses, The Black Burdell aims to nurture the many seeds of Black owned businesses. Founded by three African American Entrepreneurs from the Georgia Institute of Technology – Brandon Miller, Darren Sanders, and Henderson Johnson II are utilizing their recently founded nonprofit to promote, support, and cultivate Black student entrepreneurs.