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Shaq, Jamie Foxx and Gabrielle Union set for online Black entrepreneurship special

LOS ANGELES — “Shark Tank” veteran Daymond John will host a live-streamed special aimed at bolstering Black entrepreneurship, with Shaquille O’Neal, Gabrielle Union and Jamie Foxx set to participate.

“Black Entrepreneur Day” is aimed at providing “guidance and inspiration to the next generation of rising entrepreneurs,” according to Monday’s announcement. It’s scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 24, on platforms including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

While the year has been challenging for many, it’s “also created tremendous opportunities for people throughout this country to rise up to be heard,” John, the CEO and founder of the lifestyle brand FUBU, said in a statement.

Black entrepreneurs and small business owners are eligible to seek a share of $175,000 in grant money contributed by the special’s business sponsors. Applications for the seven NAACP-administered grants can be filed through Oct. 12 at BlackEntreprenuersDay.com, with recipients to be announced during the live stream.

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Jamie Carey Joins Workspace Innovation Firm The Instant Group As Americas VP, Portfolio Strategy And Business Intelligence

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Flexible workspace specialist and workspace innovation firm The Instant Group, which places nearly 8,000 companies a year in flexible workspaces around the world, is pleased to announce that James (Jamie) Carey has joined as Vice President, Portfolio Strategy and Business Intelligence, for the Americas region. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Carey will work alongside Instant’s Chicago-based CEO Americas Joe Brady.

Jamie Carey joins The Instant Group as Vice President, Portfolio Strategy and Business Intelligence, for the Americas region.

Globally, Instant has the largest set of data on the flexible office market, spanning 20 years and offering a sector-wide view from work with clients procuring and managing offices in more than 2,280 cities and 153 countries.

Carey will be responsible for spearheading Instant’s Agile Portfolio Strategy (APS) pursuits, working alongside its solutions development team to expand Instant’s client relationships by delivering

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