There’s a new center in town and it’s making history to support Black Entrepreneurship. Historically black colleges Spelman and Morehouse, along with the Black Economic Alliance (BEA) Foundation announced they were partnering to establish the Center for Black Entrepreneurship (CBE) on Monday, Feb. 22.
According to a press release, the CBE will be “the first-ever academic center of its kind to produce, train, and support a new generation of Black entrepreneurial talent.”
The CBE will be located on both Spelman and Morehouse’s campuses in effort to bridge the gap between emerging Black entrepreneurs and critical resources. It “seeks to eliminate the access barrier between Black entrepreneurs, professional investors, and business builders by leveraging education, mentorship, access to capital, and opportunity.”
Leaders of all of the partnering institutions expressed their excitement at opening the center.
“The Black Economic Alliance is proud to partner with Spelman and Morehouse to bring this unique initiative to fruition, and we appreciate the anchor funding from Bank of America enabling us to launch the program. Together, we will grow a strong pipeline Click here to read entire article