David A. Thomas Reacts to Recent Million-Dollar Morehouse Gift From Robert Smith

Morehouse President Dr. David A. Thomas recently was spotted at the Hope Global Forum and was asked about the recent event that highlighted the 2019 graduation over at the institution. For those who haven’t heard by now, private equity investor and billionaire Robert F. Smith gave the commencement speech at Morehouse College., The highlight of that speech was he announced …

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Hope Global Forum Hosts First Women’s Pitch Competition with MasterCard and Square

Recently, Atlanta was the site for Hope Global Forum to host the first women’s entrepreneurial pitch competition for nationwide upstart businesses. Along with financial institutions MasterCard and Square, the turnout to pitch new and existing ideas was a long-awaited forum. What made it especially timely was MasterCard has recently launched a new initiative based on the United Nations fifth Sustainable …

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Chris Tucker and John Hope Bryant Lighten Up the ‘Hope Global Forum’

“The opposite of positive relationship capital is if you hang around nine broke people, you’ll be the tenth. If you hang around nine engineers, you’ll be the tenth.” Comedian and entrepreneur Chris Tucker has a handle on finances. John Hope Bryant @JOHNHOPEBRYANT can hold his own comedically. It’s an odd juxtaposition considering they are good friends, so maybe it’s through …

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Sports, Entertainment Ownership is ‘Hope Global Forum’ Focus in Atlanta

“If you can conceive it and believe it, you can achieve it.” – Jesse Jackson Job creation and financial growth are marketable in all facets of industry. Including and especially the wide industry of sports and entertainment. That was a topic the HOPE Global Forum tackled during its annual summit in Atlanta. Though you may think it an odd pairing …

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‘Hope Global Forum’ Ignites Small Business Entrepreneurs from Successful Industry Leaders in Atlanta

This year’s HOPE Global Forum annual meeting was timely and added not only inspiration but initiative and information for small business owners and entrepreneurs in general. The yearly event never fails to disappoint and is considered the global leader for financial dignity. So it’s not unusual to rub elbows with such luminaries as Bill Clinton, John Hope Bryant (founder, Chairman …

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