Project 500: A Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success

Melissa Bradley, managing director of Project 500 Melissa Bradley is the managing director of Project 500, a public-private partnership program to help diverse businesses scale their companies. Bradley is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough...

Announcing Chicago Ascend 2020

THREE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WILL FUND NEW PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES ON SOUTH AND WEST SIDES The University of Chicago and Northwestern University are beginning a three-year partnership to support the growth of minority-owned businesses that provide...

Announcing Washington DC Ascend 2020

Ascend 2020 DC Kickoff Event As a part of its Small Business Forward Initiative JPMorgan Chase & Co. is investing $500,000 in Ascend 2020 DC – a new partnership between Project 500 and the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Washington Area...

Announcing Atlanta Ascend 2020

Ascend 2020 Atlanta Launch Event JPMorgan Chase & Co. is partnering with Morehouse College Entrepreneurship Center and TechSquare Labs to launch Ascend2020 Atlanta, a technology startup and small business support ecosystem building initiative for minority-led...