0

June Early Risers innovating spices, student intervention & sensor tech

Our June Early Risers pitch event will be virtual — join us Friday morning to hear how three local startups are changing things up in the food&bev, education, and sensor industries. Pitches [...]

0

AIMM takes top spot in Early Risers Academy tech cohort pitch competition

Friday afternoon, Luis Estevez, founder of AIMM, won his Early Risers Academy tech cohort’s virtual pitch competition, taking home $1K. Luis has 10+ years of materials science expertise that he [...]

0

STEM Whisperers and College Thrifts win Early Risers Academy general cohort pitch

Thursday night, Temitayo (T.) Adeola Osinubi, founder of STEM Whisperers, and Patricia Garcia, founder of College Thrifts, won their Early Risers Academy cohort’s virtual pitch night, each taking [...]

0

Early Risers Academy grads pitch their cos Thursday, Friday

Early Risers Academy is a free, 10-week, pre-accelerator program designed to take participants from business idea to business launch. This Thursday & Friday, graduates from our latest general [...]

If you’re looking to shop Black-owned businesses

We’ve seen several calls across social media for a directory of Black-owned businesses you can shop & support today. While this list is by no means exhaustive, we’ve tried to pull [...]

0

Keep shopping local this weekend

Missed our Thirsty Thursday Cash Mob last night? Or were you so busy listening to our awesome local entrepreneurs pitch that you didn’t do as much shopping as you wanted? Have no fear, we’ve got [...]

0

The Entrepreneurs Shoppe opening in Wright Dunbar

The retail boutique is located at 1109 West Third Street in the Historic Wright Dunbar Business District. Chanta Winston, owner of The Entrepreneurs Marketplace, saw a growing need for a retail [...]

0

Theze Dealz — a Thrifty Boutique reopens post-COVID

Zontaye Richardson, owner of TheZe DealZ – a Thrifty Boutique, the only thrift shop on Dayton’s west side, re-opened her store over the weekend. Zontaye closed her doors March 17 to [...]

0

NaAsiaha Simon & Associates wins Early Risers Academy cohort pitch

Thursday night, NaAsiaha Simon, founder of NaAsiaha Simon & Associates won her Early Risers Academy cohort’s virtual pitch night, taking home $1K. NaAsiaha Simon & NaAsiaha Simon [...]

0

Baba Love secures storefront, smashes sales goals mid-pandemic

Vaniti Byrd kicked off 2020 with ambitious goals for her plant-based beauty co Baba Love Organics, and the COVID19 pandemic hasn’t slowed her down. Vaniti is currently renovating her new [...]