Join us for a free half-day course in the basics of starting, running, and growing your own small business. The event will be led by tech entrepreneur Brian Hamilton, who has been featured in Inc., Forbes, Fortune, Entrepreneur, U.S. News, CNBC, and Fox Business. Pierre “Pee” Thomas and Kevin “Coach K” Lee, founders of hip-hop’s record-breaking label, Quality Control Music, and Billboard’s 2018 “Executives of the Year", will deliver the keynote presentation.
By the end of the event, you will have the basics for starting a business and beginning your new entrepreneurial life.
#SecondChances Atlanta was developed for everyone, but particularly for people with the odds stacked against them, including people for whom a traditional office job is not a good fit, people who have been judicially involved, and military veterans reentering civilian life. #SecondChances Atlanta is hosted by the Brian Hamilton Foundation and Inmates to Entrepreneurs.
Come as you are - there is no dress code. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Learn more, and register, here: www.secondchancesatlanta.com.
A free breakfast, plus snacks and beverages, will be served.
Brian Hamilton - Hamilton understands what it means to start small -- his first businesses were a landscaping service and coin laundromat. He went on to found Sageworks, the nation's first financial technology company, which he sold in May in one of the largest exits in North Carolina history. Hamilton is the founder of the Brian Hamilton Foundation and Inmates to Entrepreneurs.
AJ Ware - A.J. Ware, a successful businessman who was formerly incarcerated, is co-chair of Inmates to Entrepreneurs’ Board of Directors.
Quality Control Music -- Quality Control Music was founded in 2013 by CEO Pierre “Pee” Thomas and COO Kevin “Coach K” Lee. Garnering billions of streams yearly from groundbreaking acts like Migos, Lil’ Yachty, and Lil Baby, Quality Control is one of the music industry's hottest labels. Coach and Pee have earned the prestigious titles of 2018’s Executives of the Year by Billboard, and Innovators of the Year by Variety.