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Blacks In Technology Entrepreneurship Networking Mixer & Fundraiser
Thursday, February 16, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Blacks in Technology Entrepreneurship Networking Soiree, Durham NC - February 16, 2012.
Durham, NC (January 1, 2012)- The Blacks in Technology Entrepreneurship Networking Soiree holds promise like no other. The theme for this year’s event is “Changing the Face of Technology” and focus’ on NC natives and residents who are indeed changing the face and landscape of technology entrepreneurship. Katrina M Harrell in connection with 100 Urban Entrepreneurs of NC will honor six extraordinary minority innovators in technology and entrepreneurship: Wayne Sutton and Angela Benton co-founders of NewMe Accelerator, Tiffani Bell founder of Pencilyou.in and part of NewMe Accelerator project who are each subjects of CNN: “Black in America 4”; Stephanie Harris and Roderick Frizzelle co-founders of ibuzzn.com, and LaShanda Henry, founder of Black Business Women Online.
The event founder seeks a goal to raise $10,000 to help fund an Entrepreneurship program at a Historically Black College or University within the state of North Carolina.
About 100 Urban Entrepreneurs - 100 Urban Entrepreneurs is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to helping provide a long-term economic boost to urban communities throughout the United States by supporting entrepreneurship at its earliest stages. 100 Urban Entrepreneurs seeks to identify, fund and mentor 100 of the most promising young businesspeople from economically disadvantaged communities who might otherwise lack access to startup capital and a professional network. Our goal is to provide the tools to help talented young dreamers create viable, profitable companies and create jobs within urban America. For more information, visit 100UrbanEntrepreneurs.org.
About Katrina M Harrell - North Carolina resident, Katrina is the founding CEO of Your SimpleBookkeeper, Inc. which was the recipient of 100 Urban Entrepreneur funding grant in 2010. As founder of BITE week and leader of 100 Urban Entrepreneurs of NC, Katrina Harrell is an advocate for entrepreneurship as a wealth builder for people of color and women. Ms. Harrell is also the President of the KM Harrell Group, LLC a strategic business development & consulting firm offering business strategy solutions to create profitable business models. She has been featured in blackenterprise.com, Top 200 Leading Moms in business by Start-upNation.com and a host of other media outlets. For more information, visit www.katrinamharrell.com.
When & Where
100Urban Entrepreneurs of NC - Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill
100ue of NC - Raleigh/Durham Chapel Hill is the NC RDU division of the 100 Urban Entrepreneur Foundation network. We are a group of like-minded urban entrepreneurs who meet monthly to discuss business development, creating the perfect pitch, pitching to investors, finding investors, etc under the guidance of the most successful entrepreneurs in the City. 100ue of NC - Raleigh/Durham Chapel Hill is poised to become a force to be reckoned with in the business community and look forward to your participation in our expansion.
IMPORTANT EVENT DETAILS:
The time and location for this event has changed:
Location: Durham Chamber of Commerce (not Bay 7)
EVENT JUST GOT BIGGER AND BETTER!
Thanks to people like you who have been supporting this event, news has begun traveling across the country gaining increased support from other people of color in Technology and entrepreneurship, media and others in "high places".
Because of this, the decision has been made to MOVE THE DATE to FEBRUARY 16, 2012 6PM EST
I'm so excited about this event I can't hardly wait for February to get here! I thank you for your interest and hope with this new date, we reach our goal of raising $10,000 to support entrepreneurship education at NC HBCUs and bring more awareness to the work of people of color in Technology and Entrepreneurship.
YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED! By moving the date, we are also looking for YOU to join our committee, help is with raising funds and support the mission.
If you are interested in volunteering your time as part of the BITE committee, please email me at email@example.com.
September 8, 2011
Bay 7 and American Tobacco District confirmed Title Sponsor of this event!