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Jan 6, 2022

Genesis Block Launches New Advisory Service

Sponsored Content provided by Girard Newkirk - Co-founder & CEO , Genesis Block

Genesis Block has launched a new advisory services platform that will offer business development services to help organizations, local governments and economic development agencies build inclusive entrepreneurship communities. Genesis Block Advisory Services will allow clients to leverage an integrated set of services that include strategic planning, business development, innovation, education and technology.

The advisory framework consists of two components, Block Builder Services and Inclusive Entrepreneurship Services.

Block Builder services are designed to support forward-thinking local governments, large organizations, governmental agencies and economic development agencies in their efforts to develop an entrepreneurial support framework that will drive small business growth locally. Small businesses are the United States economic growth engine and Genesis Block helps communities develop the organic economic drivers that are already existing in the local community. By offering a wide range of business development services our customized solutions provide our clients access to all the tools necessary to build a successful inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Services include:

●  Strategic Planning

●  Entrepreneur Training

●  Technology Solutions

●  Coworking Space Management

●  Minority Business Enterprise Development

●  Business Seminars and Workshops

●  Networking Events

Genesis Block Inclusive Entrepreneurship Advisory offers advisory services to help organizations reach their equity and inclusion goals in entrepreneurship and economic development. We provide comprehensive solutions including the development of and implementation of programs, strategies and best practices. We help organizations meet their strategic goals offering customized, data-driven and holistic approaches to complex problems facing communities as it relates to inclusive entrepreneurship.

Services include:

●  Strategic Planning

●  Matchmaking and Procurement Connections

●  Vendor Sourcing and Trade Partner Pairing

●  Entrepreneur Training

●  Recruitment Services

●  MWBE Certification Management

●  Compliance Management

●  Events and Trade Shows

Genesis Block believes that there is a powerful economic opportunity that awaits by democratizing entrepreneurship and providing everyone access to achieving financial success. We take pride in building onramps to entrepreneur training, collaborative workspaces, funding, networking, mentoring and media coverage for entrepreneurs from all races, places and genders.



Girard Newkirk is the Co-founder and CEO of Genesis Block. He is also the Founder of KWHCoin and is a native of Pender County. He moved back to the Wilmington area by way of San Jose, California in November of 2018. In 2019, his company KWHCoin won the Coastal Entrepreneur Award for Emerging Company which focused on the company’s work with combining renewable energy and blockchain technology to provide off-grid energy solutions. In 2020, he was named to the Top 100 Business Leaders in Wilmington by the Greater Wilmington Business Journal for his work with Genesis Bock and Building the Entrepreneur Class. Genesis Block, in partnership with NC IDEA and New Hanover County, has developed the Genesis Block Back on the Block Minority Accelerator to advance entrepreneurship in minority communities.

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