2018 | Celebrating Black entrepreneurship and small businesses in the Triangle! Grown out of a partnership between Carolina Small Business Development Fund and Shaw University, The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center presents Black Entrepreneurship Week, a full week of thought-provoking talks, panels, and community-building events that spur innovation and promote entrepreneurship.
2019 | Black Entrepreneurship Week 2019 brought together more than 1,000 people in Downtown Raleigh to focus on the future of small business leaders in the black community and beyond. It featured five days of inspiring speakers and engaging workshops. The sessions ranged from talking tech and building brands to learning the fundamentals of business models.