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Creative Boost: Business Opportunities with the African Diaspora

Date: September 26, 2017

Time: 9:30AM

Cost: FREE

Location: Creative Colony

Who's Invited: Everyone

Silver Spring and the DC metropolitan area has one of the largest concentration of continental African immigrants and second generation in the country.  What business opportunities exist in working with them?  

This Creative Boost will identify a few pathways to engaging and working with amazing and innovative entrepreneurs within the Africa Diaspora communities working in areas ranging from Social Enterprises to Agriculture and Technology Startups.  

You'll definitely want to hear and learn what's happening right in your backyard and how it can position you for the growth of your own business.
Headshot: Attached is a lovely headshot taken by Ms. Graham :)

About the Presenter

Samuel Suraphel is founder of Mansa Colabs, LLC, an advisory that serves startups, expanding private and social enterprises.  He has more 16 years experience in entrepreneurship, technology services and program management, with a particular focus on the African region.  Previously, Mr. Suraphel has led the Africa expansion of the Microsoft Build Your Business Entrepreneurship course, developed business toolkits for youth, managed large EdTech projects in Tanzania, and developed smartphone applications that provide geo-heritage information about African-American history and culturesites.


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