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NC A&T holds ‘Moguls in the Making’ student entrepreneurial competition


Five A&T students will present a business plan to compete against other HBCU students. The top prize is $10,000 scholarship and internship with Ally. GREENSBORO, N.C. — A group of North Carolina A&T students is hoping to bring home the gold this weekend. They are taking part in the 2nd annual”Mogul in the Making” competition put on by Ally Financial, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and entertainer and entrepreneur Big Sean’s foundation, the Sean Anderson Foundation (SAF). Fifty students from 10 different HBCU’s are split up into 10 groups of five. The students will present business plans virtually. The

Capital One partners with local firm, HBCU to invest in entrepreneurs.

Capital One is teaming up with a local VC firm and HBCU to mentor and fund underrepresented entrepreneurs in North Texas. As local startup CEO Mandy Price wrote, if you want to invest in underrepresented communities, “See us, don’t turn away from us, and fund us.” With more companies looking to put dollars behind initiatives to create a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and society, banking giant Capital One is partnering with Dallas VC firm Impact Ventures and Paul Quinn College to help drive more inclusion and representation in the local tech and startup scene. “Through our commitments, we

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