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Creative Entrepreneur Capital Summit 
Friday, April 12, 2019

1 Day. 4 Workshops. 18 Dynamic Creatives, Leaders, and Funders.
5  Days Left to Register | $50 Tix Close April 10th

From Hyacinth Vassell who made almost $1.5 billion of debt and equity capital to business owners in economically-distressed areas to Eleni D. Janis who oversaw the administration of 17 incubators to Marie C. Johns, ranked 100 Most Powerful Women and City First Bank Board Chair to Michael Akin, 2018 Washington Business Journal named him a 40 Under 40 honoree and a reputation nationally as a thought leader are just a few of the distinguished 18 panelist. 

Local Spotlight
The Spice Suite
 

Angel Anderson, the owner of The Spice Suite Spice Bar, is our 2018 Local First Awards Ripple Effect Winner!  The Spice Suite carries spices and herbs from around the world with an ever-changing selection based on the handpicked blends it receives often.  Space is available, free of charge, to small business owners who want to host pop up shops for products that are handmade or uniquely sourced….”our way of paying it forward!”

36% OF ALL NON-FARM AND NON-PUBLICLY HELD BUSINESSES ARE OWNED BY WOMEN

Just how vital are women to D.C.’s economy? Very!  Via The Washington Post, local female business owners share the love by highlighting their favorite neighborhood haunts — and the fearless women behind them.
  

3 WAYS TO EARN REVENUE IN THE NEW CREATIVE ECONOMY

Three Philadelphians, who make money online in three very different ways, share their tips via Technical.ly

Think Local First DC is issuing a Request for Quotes (RFQ) for an Event Planner and Public Relations Contractors for the 2019 Local First Awards.
Interested? Click the links and submit your proposal by the revised April 8, 2019 deadline at 6:00 pm.


 

HISTORIC $138 MILLION INVESTMENT IN DC AFFORDABLE HOUSING

March 19, 2019, Mayor Bowser announced 11 Projects to Produce or Preserve Affordable Housing for More Than 2,600 Residents, Including Housing for Residents Experiencing Homelessness. Read more about how the projects are funded.
 

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