“This was seven years in the making,” a nervous Valencia Collins-George said as she announced the soft launch of her new catering business, Refuge HTX. Dedicated to serving the Houston, TX area Caribbean creole soul, Refuge serves up twists on old favorites, such as crawfish deviled eggs and “Tipsy Sauces” on wings—and new surprises, like … Continue reading Cooking up a Business with Refuge HTX: Part 1
The Obodo Project (TOP) is founded and based on community. We all share the collective burden and benefits of supporting each other. If a rising tide lifts all boats, we believe a deeper sea can carry all ships to their destination. The “ships” we captain for The Obodo Project are: 1. EntrepreneurSHIP: The relentless drive … Continue reading Guiding your entrepreneurSHIP to it’s destination.
There's nothing more exciting and rewarding than seeing a dream come to fruition. Although Woody and I have discussed starting a program like The Obodo Project in the past, we didn't put our money where our mouths were until this spring. As soon as we started on our path, things moved quite quickly. In May, … Continue reading Obodo: A Dream Becoming Reality
As The Obodo Project prides itself on aiding businesses that are part of and support socially disadvantaged communities, we also take the time to post news regarding entrepreneurship and diversity in this section. We hope you enjoy some of the articles we have been reading, and also some editorials from the founders as well!