Launch Your Own Business Workshop


Minority Business Series presented by KeyBank


This webinar took place on August 20th. See the replay below. 

The Launch Your Own Business training workshop includes a series of steps proven successful for small business starts, management, and growth.



Business Advisor, Indiana Small Business Development Center

Angela Blackwell has worked in various industries throughout her career, including public accounting, K-12, higher education, and held several executive roles in both public and private companies. She started and operated several businesses and understands the challenges business owners face throughout all the phases of running a business. Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Delta State University, an MBA in Finance from Butler University, and is working on her doctorate in business at Franklin University. Angela is a Business Advisor with the Indiana Small Business Development Center where she provides one-on-one consultations and conducts training workshops.

Learn more about the Indiana Small Business Development Center here >



Founder, Kenneth Allen Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Inc.

Over the last 20 years, Allen has trained and taught over 10,000 youth entrepreneurs in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Nigeria, Senegal, and all over the US states through his foundation the Kenneth Allen Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (KAFFE, Inc.) In addition to his work at KAFFE Inc he also serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Young Biz USA which sells entrepreneurship education materials and the Managing Partner of the Grindery and Urban Business which is Incubator for adult entrepreneurs.

Mr. Allen will be moderating the workshop. 

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Small Businesses & The New Stimulus Package

This webinar was held specifically to answer the questions of minority-business owners regarding the COVID-19 related economic stimulus package. See the replay and answers to top questions from the session.

See the event replay