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2021 Powershift Entrepreneur Grant Recipients


The NAACP Powershift Entrepreneur Grant awarded Black entrepreneurs $250,000 live on Black Entrepreneurs Day with Shark Tank's Daymond John. Black Entrepreneurs were across the country were able to apply for the chance to win $25,000 each to help them grow and scale their businesses as well as mentorship from Daymond John.

  • KidVestors: Courtney & Darius Pettway, Owners
  • JAMIT Bistro: Dawn Skeete, Owner
  • Straw and Wool: Ali Nervis & Henry Dickerson, Owners
  • Sunnyside Legal Clinic: Staci Childs, Owner
  • Sole Safe: Phil Terrill, Owner
  • Harlem Chocolate Factory: Jessica Spaulding, Owner
  • Black Beard Brigade: Karl Jackson, Owner
  • The Tafari Group: Tafari Roberts, Owner
  • Black Stock Footage LLC: Imani Lee, Owner
  • LLULO: Michelle Olomojobi, Owner