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Girard Newkirk

Co-founder & CEO , Genesis Block
BIO

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 c  

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Business Growth
Feb 17, 2022

Inclusive Connections - Transforming our Community With One Mind

As we celebrate the achievements of African Americans during Black History Month, we want to use this opportunity to offer an invitation to our community to help us Recapture the Spirit of 1897. In ...

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Jan 21, 2022

Wits Begin Helps to Build Sustainable Businesses Locally

Genesis Block has partnered with Corning Inc for the development of the Wits Begin Incubator Program. Wits Begin is an incubator program designed to help early stage startups and small businesses achi ...

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Jan 6, 2022

Genesis Block Launches New Advisory Service

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 ent ...

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Dec 2, 2021

The GIN at Castle Innovation Corridor

The GIN at Castle represents a bold vision to transform 1110 Castle Street into a hub for inclusive entrepreneurship, arts and entertainment, community spaces, dining and flexible housing options for ...

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Oct 4, 2021

Explosive Third Quarter Growth For Genesis Block Companies

The Cape Fear Build The Block Plan articulates the vision of Genesis Block to build the entrepreneur class by providing pathways to prosperity. The primary focus is advancing entrepreneurship by provi ...

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Jun 22, 2021

You've Graduated From The Accelerator – What's Next

The Genesis Block Back on the Block Minority Accelerator is designed to provide entrepreneurs and business owners with the knowledge, skills and strategy they need to strengthen their venture. We grad ...

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May 19, 2021

Salient Points From The Genesis Block Minority Accelerator

The first cohort of the Genesis Block Back on the Block Minority Accelerator will graduate on May 27, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in a distinguished ceremony held at Genesis Block. Ten companies were selected t ...

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Apr 6, 2021

Entrepreneurship Drives Social Elevation

Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. Booker T. Washington   Entrepreneurship creates wealth, not just wages. The w ...

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Mar 15, 2021

Planning For Prosperity With Innovation Neighborhoods

What is an innovation neighborhood?   Plainly stated, an innovation neighborhood is a dense hub of social and economic activity where innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, and community col ...

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Mar 8, 2021

Community Prosperity Through Entrepreneurship

"I have begun everything with the idea that I could succeed, and I never had much patience with the multitudes of people who are always ready to explain why one cannot succeed." – ...

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