[JOIN] Twitter Chat: How to Secure Millions for Your Business
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Rodney S. Sampson of Shark Tank (Image: File)

On Thursday, April 30, Black Enterprise will host a Twitter chat with angel investor Rodney S. Sampson, executive in charge of diversity and inclusion for One Three Media, a Hearst | Mark Burnett Productions (which serves as executive producers of Shark Tank, The Voice, Survivor, Celebrity Apprentice, The Bible Series, Son of God, and Space Race.)

BlackEnterprise.com producer Essence Gant will moderate the conversation with Sampson, who is also founder of Opportunity Hub, a multi-campus coworking space, entrepreneurship school, pre-accelerator and incubator, on “How to Secure Millions for Your Business.”

The author of four books including Kingonomics: Twelve Innovative Currencies For Transforming Your Business & Life, Sampson has been a Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Contest judge, offering insights and feedback to entrepreneurs who pitch and ultimately win the $10,000 prize, and he also Kingonomics, a leading diversity and inclusion platform to ensure that minorities and under-served communities learn to effectively and successfully navigate the investment ecosystem. Each year, Kingonomics’ conferences attract more than 1,800 entrepreneurs, 500 teenagers and 100 accredited investors and mentors.

Sampson will also speak extensively on how current and aspiring entrepreneurs can build capital for their businesses at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit May 13-16 in Atlanta. For more information and to register, visit here.


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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.

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