Memphis minority owned businesses

Memphis is a place where people thrive. It’s a city filled with promise and opportunities, especially towards our entrepreneurs.

According to Forbes, we’re spearheading the movement.

The business publication recently stated in an article the Memphis could lead the way in minority owned businesses.  Under the leadership of Mayor Jim Strickland, The 800 Initiative, launched in May 2018, has set a goal of growing the revenue of 800 minority-owned businesses with paid employees that the city has identified by $50 million by 2023.

With Memphis already thriving with black entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs, it’s no wonder why national publications like Forbes are taking notice!

To see the full article from Forbes, click here!

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