In an effort to bridge the gap, we’ve created Black Cents, a “curated” online marketplace of black-owned products that are sold on Amazon.
The ultimate goal for consumer product companies is to secure a spot on the shelf of a Big Box retailer. This creates more exposure and opportunities for growth. Target has invested in an accelerator that grooms small brands and prepares them to pitch their products to leadership. The name of the program is Target Take Off. This is an awesome opportunity for black owned brands.
I Am Black Business is partnering with the Atlanta Black Chambers (ABC) to aid in the exposure and the support of black business owners in Atlanta.
We’re excited to announce our entry into the 2016 Fed Ex Small Business Grant competition. The grand prize is $25k, which will be used to enhance our directory and fund marketing efforts.
I Don’t Do Clubs is currently holding Black-Owned restaurant month in April.