This new effort to fund minority businesses has big-name backer, ‘real teeth’

This new effort to fund minority businesses has big-name backer, ‘real teeth’

Mike Smith believes the future of renewable energy fits inside a lunchbox. Now he’s finally getting the means to realize that vision.

His minority-owned facilities management company, District-based Smith & Sons LLC, is moving production of its lunchbox-sized eHub50 solar power generator and battery to D.C.’s Ward 8. He is hunting for 1,000 square feet of warehouse space — with the option to expand up to 10,000 square feet if things go well — and hopes to add five to 10 new employees for that new operation. Read more

This article appeared in the Washington Business Journal, May 24, 2017
http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2017/05/24/exclusive-this-new-effort-to-fund-minority.html

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