Angel investors invited to urban innovation summit

  The America21 Project in partnership with The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship &
 Economic Development (CUEED) at Rutgers University presents … A Gathering of Angels   A National Summit on Building 21st Century Urban Innovation Ecosystems: Connecting Capital and High Growth Entrepreneurs November 15-16, 2011 Rutgers Business School – Newark Campus The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) REGISTER... Read More

The America21 Project: Investing in Urban Innovation

By Mike Green The Black Innovation and Competitiveness Initiative is changing it’s name (not vision and mission)  to become The America21 Project. We need your support. And we’re asking you to make some choices. Choose to pass on this blog post to others in your networks. Choose to support our mission with a financial contribution. Choose to support us by sponsoring our upcoming Black Angels and Entrepreneurs Forum with the Center for... Read More

Investing in America’s Growing Assets: Minorities

How will America’s economic portfolio change in the next few decades as we race toward 2050 when racial minorities are expected to emerge as the majority of the U.S. population? Investing today to uplift America’s minority students and innovators seems prudent. Unfortunately, the excitement and energy of a nation that elected its first Black president a few years ago has dissipated. Did we expend all of our energy just to elect him to... Read More