Entrepreneurs

The Local Take: Senegalese Entrepreneur Fatima Ba

Nov 23, 2019

  One in our series of interviews with the 2019 Clark Atlanta University School of Business Young African Leadership Initiative - Mandela Fellows. This highly competitive program, which began under the Obama Administration in 2009 brings the brightest young leaders from across the continent for an eight week intensive study program around entrepreneurship at Clark Atlanta University.  Fatima Ba from Senegal West Africa is a fashion designer.

NOMINATE: Startup Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Oct 23, 2019

Jazz 91.9 WCLK in a media partnership with the Atlanta Start Up Awards  celebrates Atlanta's most successful rising tech companies, startup pioneers and disruptive innovators as Clark Atlanta University hosts more than 200 startup businesses and entrepreneurs at this year's prestigious Atlanta Startup Awards.

Click here to nominate Startup businesses and entrepreneurs from across Metro Atlanta.  Nominations are now open in eight categories:

The Atlanta Business League celebrates 85 years of achievement at their 85th Annual Meeting, taking place Thursday November 29 at 6pm at The Georgia Aquarium. This week on The Local Take on WCLK I speak with Maceo Brown, owner of System 5 Electronics, Inc., about his 29 year career as an entrepreneur and his upcoming induction into the Atlanta Business League's Hall of Fame. 

Nationwide Insurance has partnered with The Local Take to share financial strategies with our listeners on a quarterly basis.  

This week we are joined in the studio by Mr. Derek Campbell of the Derek Campbell Insurance Agency - Nationwide to talk about Business Insurance. 

Join me Saturday, March 11 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on WCLK as I talk with Tommy Dortch, Vice Chair of Public Policy for the Atlanta Business League.  He joins us to talk about the ABL's upcoming 10th Annual Congress on the State of Black Business, taking place Tuesday, March 14 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Morehouse College Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center.  This annual event shows African American entrepreneurs how to find governmental funding to grow their businesses.  Dortch shares that over $10 billion in government spending will take place in metro-Atlanta in 2017.  From expansion of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to MARTA , Tommy Dortch explains that small and medium size business should "show-up in order to show-out".