Billy Carson and Dawn Dickson-Akpoghene show you step by step where to get money and how to get it. THE 5 HOUR WORKSHOP COMES WITH A WORKBOOK TO MAP OUT AND TRACK YOUR GOALS.
YOUR EVENT INSTRUCTORS:
Dawn Dickson, CEO, PopCom - BLACK FEMALE ENTREPRENUER OF THE YEAR.
Dawn W. Dickson is CEO of PopCom, an automated retail company that uses facial recognition, A.I, and blockchain technology to help retailers collect valuable customer insights. The first CRM, data, and analytics software provider for unattended retail, PopCom has developed technology to make kiosks and vending machines intelligent through data and analytics at the point of purchase. As a serial entrepreneur with over 16 years of experience in marketing and business development, Dawn launched four successful cash flow positive companies since 2002. Her most recent ventures include Flat Out of Heels (rollable flats for women to get relief from painful heels), and PopCom, after identifying a need to make vending machines more intelligent.
Dawn has received numerous awards and accolades for her business savvy and pitching skills, and has been invited to speak on numerous panels and workshops and featured in countless media outlets including Forbes, Black Enterprise, Fortune, Venture Beat, Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, The Miami Herald, CNBC/Yahoo series ‘The Biz Fix’ with Marcus Lemonis, and MSNBC ‘Your Biz’ Elevator Pitch.
A recognized leader in entrepreneurship and digital marketing, Dawn is featured in Who’s Who in Black Columbus, Who Who’s in Black Atlanta, honored as one of Legacy Miami’s Top 40 Under 40 Leaders in South Florida, and listed among the ‘50 Young Visionary Women Leaders to Watch’ by Innov8tiv Magazine.
Dawn received her B.A. in Journalism from The Ohio State University. Additionally, Dawn was selected to participate in some of the nation’s top accelerator programs for entrepreneurs including the NewME (San Francisco), Canopy Boulder (Boulder, Colorado) and Techstars (Los Angeles) and is recognized as one of the nation’s top entrepreneurs on the rise.
Billy Carson , President, 4biddenknowledge Inc, 4biddenknowledge TV Inc.
Billy Carson is a serial entrepreneur that made headlines in 2004 when Carson sold his start up Dot Com for millions to Glowbench Sytems, which then entered into a reverse merger with the Amber Alert company. Carson is the founder of 4biddenknowledge Inc. Billy Carson a two time Best Selling Author of 'The Compendium Of The Emerald Tablets' and 'Woke Doesn't Mean Broke'. Mr. Carson launched his own streaming TV network across multiple cable TV platforms in 2020. The new streaming start up valuation is already at $10,000,000.
Carson is also an expert host on Deep Space, a new original streaming series by Gaia. This series explores the Secret Space Program, revealing extraordinary technologies and their potential origins. Billy Carson also serves as an expert host on Gaia’s original series, Ancient Civilizations, in which a team of renowned scholars deciphers the riddles of our origins and pieces together our forgotten history documented in monuments and texts around the world.
Mr. Carson appreciates the dedication and hard work it takes to accomplish great things. Recently, Mr. Carson earned the Certificate of Science (with an emphasis on Neuroscience) at M.I.T. Among his most notable achievements, Billy is the CEO of First Class Space Agency based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Specifically, his space agency is involved in research and development of alternative propulsion systems and zero-point energy devices.