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Marketwatch - July 29, 2023 - IFEL Acquires Pipeline Angels to Spark Capital Access Innovation for Historically Excluded Entrepreneurs

Street Insider - June 20, 2023 - IFEL to Launch Second Annual Road Show to Catalyze Support for Women of Color Entrepreneurs on June 27 - "Creating Conscious Collisions"

NJ Urban News - June 18, 2023 - IFEL Juneteenth Recommendations For Supporting Black Business

Black Enterprise Magazine - March 29, 2032 -  Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership Partners with Trufund Financial Services to Help BIPOC-Owned Businesses Aquire Commercial Property 

Media Coverage 2022

Forbes Magazine - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson: How This NFP Supports Business Owners In Managing Their Finances


NJ Urban News - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson Takes Care of Business for Black Entrepreneurs


Lioness Magazine - Black Business Month is an opportunity to change business as usual for Black entrepreneurs


Black Star News - National Black Business Month: Time to Help Black-Owned Businesses


PR Newswire - IFEL Launches Multi-City Road Show to Leverage the Power of Relationship Capital


NJ Urban News - IFEL Entrepreneur Kim Roxie of LAMIK Beauty Feature Story


Startup Life LIVE with Ande Lyons - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson on Driving Inclusion in the Investor Ecosystem


New Jersey Small Business Development Centers - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson Interviewed for the Not So Small Business Podcast

Yahoo Finance: Beyond Robin Hood: The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership is Building a More Inclusive Investment Ecosystem through Financial Education 3.0

Paradigm for Parity - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson Discusses Building Wealth Through Entrepreneurship on Paradigm for Parity's LinkedIn Live Show


NJ Urban News - Boss Ladies - Article Highlights Two IFEL Entrepreneurs - Part 2

NJBIA - IFEL Seeks Business Professionals to Help Entrepreneurs - National Volunteer Month


American Entrepreneurship - Black and Brown Female Entrepreneurs, Allies Call for Change at Annual Summit


Small Business Edge - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson Discusses the State of Black-Owned Businesses on The Small Business Edge Podcast with Brian Moran

NJ Urban News - Boss Ladies - Article Highlights Two IFEL Entrepreneurs


NJ Tech Weekly - Key Take-Aways from the Women of Color Connecting Summit

Tap Into Newark - Virtual Summit Aims to Expand Opportunities for Women of Color Entrepreneurs

Black Enterprise - IFEL's Women of Color Connecting Summit - WOCCCON 2022

Black News - Virtual Summit to Connect Black Women Entrepreneurs With Investors, Allies, and Other Supporters


Invest In HER - Catherine Gray Interviews IFEL CEO Jill Johnson

Minding Your Business - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson Talks Equal Opportunities for Business Support 

NJBIA - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson Joins Advisory Board Seeking to Increase Diversity in STEM Research


Techstars - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson's article, Conscious Intentionality Can Overcome Bias,

News Releases 2022

September 26, 2022 - IFEL CEO Jill Johnson to Moderate Congressional Black Caucus Issue Form on State of Black-Owned Businesses

August 30, 2022 - Valley National Bank Helps Small Businesses to Recover and Grow

August 30, 2022 - IFEL Recognizes Trailblazing Founders Ahead of National Hispanic Heritage Month

August 23, 2022 - Letter to the Editor - August is Black Business Month - A Time to Take Action


August 8, 2022 - Five Ways to Support Black-Owned Businesses During Black Business Month


July 27, 2022 - IFEL Launches Multi-City Road Show to Leverage Relationship Capital


July 8, 2022 - Women of Color Connecting Leverages Relationship Capital


June 24, 2022 - IFEL Named a Semifinalist in Truist Foundation's Inspire Awards Challenge


June 6, 2022 - IFEL Shares Five Ways to Support Black Entrepreneurs to Commemorate Juneteenth


May 26, 2022 - IFEL CEO Moderates "Combating Performative Allyship" Panel at Ellevate Network's Mobilize Women Summit

May 17, 2022 - Tech Savvy Teens Benefit IFEL Entrepreneurs Through Annual 13 Competition Driving Technology and Innovation

May 11, 2022 - IFEL Supports Small Business Success Through Ask the Expert Series


April 22, 2022 - Beyond Robin Hood: IFEL Builds a More Inclusive Investment Ecosystem Through Financial Education 3.0


April 7, 2022 - IFEL Recognizes Impact of Volunteers - National Volunteer Month


Mar. 14, 2022 - IFEL's WOCCON 2022 Summit Call to Action and Summary

Mar. 4, 2022 - IFEL Hosts 4th Annual Women of Color Connecting (WOCCON) 2022 Summit

Feb. 18, 2022 - IFEL Celebrates Black History Month


Jan 18, 2022 - IFEL's Small Businesses Need Us Initiative Help Businesses to Survive and Thrive


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