10/1/17: Motown Mansion / Diversity & Venture Capital

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Photo of the famous Berry Gordy "Motown" mansion
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On the next American Black Journal: One of Detroit's most famous private residences is having an estate sale and global auction. We'll talk with the homeowner who recently sold the Motown Mansion and is now selling memorabilia that she bought from the previous owner, Motown founder Berry Gordy.  Also, only 1-percent of start-up companies funded with venture capital have Black founders. We'll talk about the efforts to increase minority leadership in start-ups and early stage companies, plus we'll get an update on the statewide competition that recognizes the best and brightest seed stage businesses.  

 

Motown Mansion / Diversity & Venture Capital Huge upcoming estate sale; the need for diversity in the world of venture capital. Ep 4548

 

Motown Mansion Details on how you can own a piece of Motown history. Ep 4548/Seg 1.

 

Diversity & Venture Capital A look at the need for diversity in the world of venture capital. Ep 4548/Seg 3.

 

Oral History Project: Charlie Beckham We continue our look back at the 1967 Rebellion with Charlie Beckham. Ep 4548/Seg 2.

 

 

Related Links:

Motown Mansion

Motown Mansion Estate Sale

Invest Detroit Ventures

Detroit Free Press Op-Ed: "Diversity is lacking in venture capital"

Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition 

 

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