October 2015

ASPEC Entrepreneurship Group launched its first Ice House Entrepreneurship training program!  This is a joint project with City (The Greenhouse), 2020, Urban League. some Black churches and others.

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September 2015

In St. Petersburg, ASPEC’s Entrepreneurship Group were introduced to support the 2020 Plan, a comprehensive plan to increase 5000 new jobs in South St. Pete to reduce poverty by 30% according to the 2020 Census.  This is a well organized group of leaders, primarily from the Black community.  Well-connected, City-backed and with sophisticated plans.  Our part […]

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May 2015

Work continued on Erie Neighborhood House social enterprise opportunities.  They used a modified Ice House business planning “canvas” to develop the business concepts. CBEID inaugurated their first Coworking “Scholarship”.  Eric Uner (Redwall Technologies) received a one-year prepaid slot at 25North Coworking.  It’s expected that FVEC will award a similar arrangement in 2016. The Chicago Council […]

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October 2014

CBEID and ASPEC Entrepreneurship groups became aware of the Kauffman Foundation‘s new Ice House Entrepreneurship Training program.  Several of us went to Kansas City to be trained as Facilitators.Watch Full Movie Streaming Online and Download

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August 2014

ASPEC continue to attract skilled and highly experienced business people.  So, we solicited ASPEC members to know if they were interested to learn more about entrepreneurs and get involved to assist those in the South St. Petersburg (FL) region.  The response was strong.  Not unlike CBEID Founders we attracted 26 wishing to become involved. What’s […]

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November, 2013

I remain committed in this second half of my life to engage in projects with the potential for significant outcomes. When possible, as well, I hope to persuade colleagues of similar age and circumstances to join with me to leverage our contributions to our real potential. Since, to be relevant, older professionals must remain up-to-date and alert […]

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