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tekies, llc

Zabdi Ek and Anayeli Crisantos, Tekies, LLC

A systemic disadvantage is faced by Black, Brown, and Queer creatives world-wide: unfair wages and lack of entrepreneurial opportunity. Tekies is a social enterprise, created to help address this systemic issue. Tekies is a creative marketing agency, specializing in digitalizing businesses; and, Tekies is a catalyst for an inclusive entrepreneurial...

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Emmanuel Davila SBDC

Emmanuel Davila, Small Business Development Center at the Puerto Rican Cultural Center

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zwo_AkMab0&t=154s Spotlight Interview with Emmanuel Davila, Small Business Development Center at the Puerto Rican Cultural Center Emmanuel Davila was raised in the Humboldt Park neighborhood in Chicago, IL. Currently, he works as the Program Coordinator and financial advisor at the Small Business Development Center at the Puerto Rican Cultural Center in Humboldt...

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Terrand Smith 37 Oaks

Terrand Smith, Founder and CEO, 37 Oaks Consulting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGve0Cg1d9U Spotlight Interview with Terrand Smith, 37 Oaks Consulting A consummate retail professional, Terrand Smith oversaw close to $1 Billion in revenue during her decade long career in corporate retail. Working at the headquarters of CVS, Sears/Kmart, 7-Eleven, and Steelcase, she managed, grew, and restored categories with thousands of products and hundreds of vendor partners...

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Sam Letcher, Bossy Chicago

Sam Letcher, Founder, Bossy Chicago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlySfWgycFQ&t=276s Sam Letcher, Bossy Chicago Sam Letscher (she/her) is the founder of Bossy Chicago, a platform that helps Chicagoans shift their purchasing power to local womxn and non-binary small business owners. She started Bossy, now a thriving community of over 1,000 Chicago-based womxn-owned small businesses, in 2017 because she’s inspired by...

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