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DID YOU KNOW?

 Less than .5% of Black owned businesses gross over $1M annually, 96% don’t employ a single person, and 58% of Black owned businesses are at risk or distressed from the COVID 19 pandemic.

 We want to do our part.

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WE’RE LOOKING FOR 20 UP-AND-COMING SMALL BUSINESSES

 In partnership with SheaMoisture Men, The Gathering Spot is searching across the Los Angeles area for the top 20 up-and-coming Black-owned CPG brands to form a Small Business Fellowship based in LA. With an immersive, 6-month Fellowship including tailored programming and intentional connections, selected Business Owners will gain the knowledge and meet the people to catapult their company to the next level.

FELLOWSHIP INCLUDES
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MEMBERSHIP WITH THE GATHERING SPOT

SMM BILLBOARD MOCKUP

BRAND AMPLIFICATION

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MENTORSHIP SESSIONS & SPEAKER SERIES

APPLICATION
Interested applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be considered:
Business Owner must be a male-identifying African-American, Black, Caribbean identifying over the age of 21
The company must be affiliated with a Federal Tax ID or EIN
Must be located in the Los Angeles area
Must have been in business for 12+ months
Must have annual revenue of at least $70,000

 

Applications close Monday, June 6th at 2:59 pm PT