The Georgia MBDA Business Center Welcomes Eric Morrissette

The Georgia MBDA Business Center welcomes Eric Morrissette, the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Commerce to MBDA where he will be performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Minority Business Development. Mr. Morrissette will lead MBDA in its service of the Nation’s minority-owned and underserved businesses. In…

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An SBIC Increases the Odds of Black-Owned Businesses Receiving Private Equity

The Enterprise Center (TEC) is blazing a trail with its $50 million Innovative Capital Growth Fund, demonstrating how private sector investment can be leveraged through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Small Business Invest Companies (SBIC) program to increase private-equity investment in Black-owned businesses. Located in Philadelphia, TEC works to connect minority- and women-owned businesses to…

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Donna Ennis Receives 2022 Faculty Award

Donna M. Ennis, C.P.F., Director of Diversity Engagement and Program Development at the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute, was recently recognized as the 2022 Faculty Award winner at the Annual Georgia Tech Diversity Symposium. This award recognizes Ennis’s commitment to building welcoming, inclusive communities and environments at Georgia Tech. This year’s Diversity Symposium, Illusions of Inclusion: Invisible Barriers…

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