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Posted on: September 20, 2019 Posted by: fse Comments: 0

City Calculator enables smart, inclusive growth for cities

It should be easy for mayors to source suppliers for city projects from their communities and fairly support minority- and women-owned businesses with new contracts. What is needed is an innovative solution that intelligently matches suppliers with projects based on capacity, experience and job requirements. A city project calculator looks at multiple aspects of a project, match the capacity, experience and projectspecifics required to execute contracts with local companies, and…

Posted on: September 19, 2019 Posted by: fse Comments: 0

Advancing Supplier Diversity

The FSE Company was selected by the Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council to create an immersive networking experience for suppliers and entrepreneurs. At SRMSDC’s Automotive Summit and Gateway Conference, FSE created a studio with best-in-class content and immersive technology experiences that inspired people to think big about advancing supplier diversity and inclusion. By leveraging FSE’s expertise in branding, marketing and events. SRMSDC was able to rebrand its organization and…

Posted on: September 17, 2019 Posted by: fse Comments: 0

Creating New Investment Opportunities for Benedict Students

The YARD and Vulcan Materials awarded $20K in scholarships, internships, and grants to Benedict College. Benedict students Asia Davis, Marissa Jackson and Anastacia Hammonds were selected as winners in the THINK BIG NOW innovation pitch challenge, and took home cash prizes to pursue their ideas.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW2TyYEghc4&feature=youtu.be

Posted on: September 13, 2019 Posted by: fse Comments: 0

Discussing Tech, Talent and Mobility at Smart Cities

The FSE Company was invited to moderate a ‘Tech, Talent, and Mobility’ panel at Smart Cities Atlanta with Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago VP Yolanda Daniels, and Baltimore Mayoral Candidate Thiru Vignarajah.  FSE CEO and The YARD co-founder Chuck Faush discussed efforts to advance tech, talent, and mobility at HBCU’s with The YARD. 

Posted on: January 18, 2019 Posted by: fse Comments: 0

Announcing The YARD Tour

The YARD is a platform for using tech, talent and culture to create more sustainable career pipelines, and drive inclusion from classrooms to boardrooms. Through partnership with today’s business and community leaders, our platform creates new opportunities for students, builds more sustainable career pipelines, and drives greater economic growth.  Thanks to the founding partner, Vulcan Materials Company, we launched with a $1M commitment to fund student ideas and collaboration with industry leaders…

Posted on: January 18, 2019 Posted by: fse Comments: 0

Driving Innovation at Tuskegee with Launchpad

With up to $150,000 on the line and expert judges deciding the winners, this competition is high stakes for the 6 startups chosen from across Alabama. Be sure to join us for Alabama Launchpad’s 2nd Pitch Competition Event of 2019! You’ll watch as 6 competing startups pitch our expert panel of judges on the what, where, and how of their businesses and why they should be awarded early-seed funding. Alabama…

Posted on: January 18, 2019 Posted by: fse Comments: 0

Creating a ‘Sold Out’ Experience

FSE was selected by a worldwide company to deliver an unforgettable experience for the city of Birmingham. Sold Out was the result of a year-long effort focused on driving attention and awareness for the Iron City Showdown. Learn More

Posted on: January 18, 2019 Posted by: fse Comments: 0

Helping Cities Innovate, Imagine, and Inspire

Creating a new and thriving innovation economy is not easy, especially for a state with a long agricultural and industrial history. FSE was selected by the Economic Development Partnership Authority to produce the state’s largest innovation and technology event in the state of Alabama.  The event, known as iMerge, brought in over $4 million in investment for companies. This helped create over 500 jobs and raise a total of $50…

Posted on: January 18, 2019 Posted by: fse Comments: 0

FSE and Vulcan Join Forces On The YARD

Vulcan Materials Company is partnering with the YARD to lead efforts focused on providing structured support and recruiting potential at HBCUs. Efforts include scholarship funding, internship and employment opportunities for students, as well as capital improvements for select campuses. https://youtu.be/dgxF6pSbr9A Learn More