Venture Noire's "In The Black"

March 19, 2021

Business

Venture Noire's "In The Black"

Venture Noire, a non-profit committed to assisting Black and minority entrepreneurs, is launching "In the Black", a new program designed to advance Black-owned businesses in key industries.

  • Made possible by a $1.3 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation, In The Black will provide eight-week courses for minority entrepreneurs that will address income equality, minority workforce creation and the racial wealth gap. Each program will feature a Northwest Arkansas showcase, which will be attended by business leaders and investors.

  • Participants can attend workshops and mentoring sessions designed to enhance their businesses with indispensable tools and knowledge. The showcase will serve as a front-and-center opportunity to pitch to local business owners and stakeholders.

  • “Venture Noire is making significant strides in advancing inclusive entrepreneurship in Northwest Arkansas... “Through innovative programming, the organization will support local Black-owned businesses and draw minority talent to the region," said Walton Family Foundation Program Officer Yee Lin Lai. -Arkansas Money & Politics

Want to know more? You can read it HERE

You can apply to join Venture Noire’s inaugural In The Black cohort by email.

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