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The Inaugural Visionary Pitch Competition was held at the Enterprise Center in Philadelphia to give minority-owned businesses a chance to win $250,000.

Ten businesses were the finalists out of 547 applicants, and they had to pitch their companies to win the grand prize.

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Minority owned businesses from all over the nation were in Philadelphia competing for a $250,000 prize. The competition was the first of it’s kind for the Enterprise Center. NBC10’s Yukare Nakayama shows how each business made their pitch.
 

Ten minority-owned business finalists vied Thursday at the Enterprise Center for a chance to win $250,000 in the center’s inaugural Visionary Pitch Competition.

The 10 finalists out of 547 applicants hoped to win the grand prize in the Shark Tank-esque competition, where they pitched their companies...

The devastating consequences of divestment, like deteriorating infrastructure, vacant lots, and vast expanses of food and green space deserts, are glaringly obvious in low-income areas of Philadelphia. These inequalities in resources and opportunities have created a vicious cycle of poverty and made...

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- The first 'Black-Owned Businesses Bus Tour' was created to coincide with the 2024 National Small Business Week.

It was a collaboration between The Enterprise Center, Urban Affairs Coalition, Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, African American Chamber...

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Some histories are better heard than read.

A new oral history project called “Legacy on 52nd Street,” which features the voices of people and businesses from West Philly’s historic Black business corridor, makes that case.

The Enterprise Center, Rowhome Productions, and Urban Art Gallery...

The Enterprise Center today announced the 10 national businesses selected as finalists in its inaugural Visionary Pitch Competition. The nationwide call for applications drew 547 pitches, representing a broad spectrum of business owners from 36 states. The finalists represent a wide range of industries, from biomedical technology to beauty, and will make live pitches to a panel of business experts at the finals on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at The Enterprise Center.

The West Philly community gathered Saturday under the protection of a tree older than any of those in attendance, and Krista Nelson played her original song “Malcolm X Park” on her Native Turtle Island flute. Attendees closed their eyes, and could feel the nature that constantly surrounds people...

In conjunction with Earth Day, organizers from Get Fresh Daily, Friends of Malcolm X Park, The Enterprise Center, and Painted Bride Art Center held an event at Malcolm X park that gave space to share and honor indigenous stories. The day included an interactive land acknowledgment and a performance...

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia has repaired and upgraded 2,100 owner-occupied homes in the city since 1989.