Source: WRAL TechWire

The NC IDEA group announced the formation of the North Carolina Black Entrepreneurship Council. Applications to be on the Council just closed. The Council was created to “serve the entrepreneurial aspirations and economic potential of the Black community,” according to WRAL.

The Council is seeking 10-30 members comprising a “diversity of viewpoints and experiences,” WRAL reports. The ideal makeup of the Council will be North Carolinians from across the state, specifically leaders in the Black entrepreneurial ecosystem and successful Black entrepreneurs, according to the article.

The members of the Council will serve as volunteers and will contribute approximately 10 hours a month to the cause. The finalized results of applications should be complete and announced by August 14.

Read the full story from WRAL TechWire.