Introducing Rock It! Lab

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The Rock It! Lab, a partnership of the library system and ReMix Ideas, is a learning and start-up hub designed to promote entrepreneurship, particularly in under-resourced communities. Located at CALS Main Library in downtown Little Rock, the Rock It! Lab was developed as a place for aspiring business owners to access useful, reliable, and free information to aid them throughout the process of starting their company.

Event

Why Some Startups Succeed (And Others Fail)

John Chamberlin has worked in the entrepreneurial community for over 50 years. He founded Arkansas Systems, now Euronet Worldwide, a global financial technology firm. His education includes a degree in Agricultural Engineering from Michigan State and a Master’s Degree in from MIT. This event will be hosted virtually on the Zoom platform. Free registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Shop Black Live

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Shop Black Live is an online marketplace where people can shop quality products at affordable prices from Black owned businesses.”People can shop safely and from home for quality products,” says Benito Lubazibwa, CEO of ReMix Ideas and founder of Shop Black Live. “As with all of our projects, from ReMix Ideas Business Academy to Pop-Up crowdfunding, we are building runways for Black entrepreneurs to thrive through unconventional platforms and solutions.” Lubazibwa says ReMix Ideas in partnership with Quality Video Services decided to start the Shop Black Live due to ongoing inequities that Black entrepreneurs are experiencing due to systemic racism.Shop Black Live is more than a marketplace, it is a grassroot movement for economic justice.Shop Black – “Let’s build a more equitable economic system together.”

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