On this week’s show we sat down with Leslie Smith, the President and CEO of Epicenter Memphis, the entrepreneurial hub of Memphis. We talked about the recent evolution of the city’s entrepreneurial movement, having “patience for possibilities,” and how her experiences in Detroit helped her bring a new spirit of innovation and entrepreneurial support during this exciting time in Memphis.
By Leslie Smith, BLDG Memphis In April 2019, the publication The Atlantic and the collaboration The Shared Prosperity Partnership gathered local policymakers and community leaders at the Civil Rights Museum in Memphis to discuss how […]
SB 30 Episode 16: Craft Jewelry to Global Success – Talking Kendra Scott with Garner Keppen and Kaitlyn White
“Kendra started in 2002, with $500 in the spare bedroom of her house, and was able to grow it into a billion-dollar fashion brand.” This week we sat down with Kaitlyn White and Garner Keppen […]
An Interview With Community Manager Taylor Sherbine In addition to being the Memphis “Hub of Entrepreneurship,” the physical space the nonprofit occupies in the heart of Cooper-Young also serves as a co-working space. It and the […]
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