The Enterprise Center, Market st. entrance

The Enterprise Center received a $5 million investment from TD Charitable Foundation for its Innovate Capital Growth Fund. The West Philly-based nonprofit, which provides resources and opportunities for entrepreneurs, launched the fund in 2022 to support women and minority-owned businesses.


Authentic Ethnic Cuisine owner Arthur Browne with wife Saunsiree Baxter.

A new pop-up eatery arrived last month at Drexel’s campus. Authentic Ethnic Cuisine combines dishes from West Africa, the West Indies and American soul food, reflecting the personal and professional journey of owner Arthur Browne.

Browne has previously offered his version of “diasporic cuisine”...

Panel of MDTH Pitch Competition Presenters

The DEI-focused competition is open to startups across the US, with a $250,0000 grand prize awarded in Philly in May.

Partnership with Dell Technologies, URBN, Troutman Pepper, and Morgan Lewis will provide cash grand prize and comprehensive business advisory services to the winner

The Enterprise Center, the West Philadelphia-based non-profit that helps local minority-owned businesses, has recently received a generous investment in its Innovate Capital Growth Fund (ICGF). The $5 million investment was made by TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank. It...

When journalist and author Peter Baker opens the Jefferson Educational Society's Global Summit XV speaker series on Monday, Oct. 23 at Gannon University, it will be the 15th year that the Jefferson has brought the summit to the people of Erie. Baker, a six-time author and chief White House...

Worldwide issues take stage locally during the upcoming Jefferson Educational Society's (JES) Global Summit, the 15th of its kind. This year, the slate of speakers is dense — 18 individual speakers within 14 total events spread over only three weeks time, and those organizing the event are more...

stock business people

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ, Oct. 5, 2023 – TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, today announced its first-ever Mission Related Investment (MRI) of $5 million to Innovate Capital Growth Fund (ICGF) – the first equity investment made by the Foundation. ICGF is a new non-profit...

competition finalists

After participating in a 10-week accelerator, eight tech company leaders competed for four monetary prizes. Here's who won.

Hakim's historical marker

A Pennsylvania Historical Marker was recently installed outside of Hakim’s Bookstore, the oldest operating Black-owned bookstore in the state and perhaps on the East Coast, according to the University City Historical Society which advocated for the marker in partnership with the Enterprise Center.