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Entrepreneurship

Morgan Stanley Offers Capital, Connections, and Content to Founders of Color

Derek T. Dingle
Operating from the ninth floor of its corporate offices, the founders gained $250,000 in capital from Morgan Stanley for a 3% to 7% stake depending......
Entrepreneurship

Ex-McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson Launches Venture Capital Group

Carolyn M. Brown
McDonald’s former top executive Don Thompson has begun a second act in his career. This time as venture capitalist. Crain's Chicago Business reports that Thompson...
Technology

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape

Sequoia Blodgett
Jason Towns, the founder of Groundwork, tells BE how he got involved in the investment community and managed to raise a $10 Million venture capital...
Technology

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape [Part 1]

Sequoia Blodgett
Jason Towns tells BE how his Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is helping minorities gain more access to capital funding....
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