IXOYE Global Entrepreneurship Network (IXGEN), Inc.
‘Promoting A Global Perspective For Micro Entrepreneurs'
We promote Entrepreneurship, and a Global Perspective for Micro Entrepreneurs, Women Business Owners, & Youth.
At IXGEN, Inc., we take care to provide you with a variety of high quality services to help you get started, or to grow your existing micro or small enterprise. We have the ability to increase your bottom line by offering you access to resources and solutions tailored to meet your unique needs. You are really important to us, as we couldn't be in business without you.
We are passionate about helping you take your business to the international market place, so we encourage you as a micro entrepreneur, to take the challenge of expanding your business nationally and internationally.
Turn your Dream into a Business Become a Successful Entrepreneur Develop and write your Business Proposals Access Training, Information, and Resources Go Global, and Much More!
IXGEN’s mission is to facilitate access to resources, provide information, technical assistance, training and other business development support services, to micro and small entrepreneurs to enable them to promote, strengthen and advance their businesses nationally and internationally. IXGEN is committed to ‘promoting a global perspective for micro entrepreneurs in the USA and in Africa.
IXGEN’s vision is to see grassroots women and youth throughout the USA and Africa, create and operate sustainable micro enterprises beyond borders, with help from local community groups, governmental and non-governmental agencies, philanthropic foundations, and other private sectors. Also, IXGEN will promote the need for entrepreneurial education as an integral part of the middle and high school curricula throughout the USA and Africa.
Help access opportunities for promising small business owners in under-served communities across the country to sustain and grow their businesses, providing them with training and resources necessary for them to succeed and create jobs.
Encourage and facilitate dialogue, trading opportunities, linkages and partnerships among and between small businesses, support groups, national and international donors, private businesses and financial institutions in the USA and in Africa.
Advocate for American women and minority micro and small enterprise owners to get increased recognition and participation in local government contracting projects.
Encourage and strive to increase the number of American women-owned enterprises that have a global presence, through travel, awareness, and training.
Strongly support entrepreneurship education in middle and high schools to help reduce dropout rates, increase career options, and prepare students for meeting the economic needs of their families and communities.
Your Success is our Primary Goal!
P.O.B. 1442, Lithonia, GA 30058, USA
Phone: (770) 708-7374
Fax: (530) 658.5428
Contact us for all your needs in starting or growing your micro or small enterprise.
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DeKalb County Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton
Special Guest Speaker at iYEP 2015
Emmenette being recognized as a female entrepreneur, at the Edge Connection's Business Launch Party, Kennesaw, GA
National Small Business Week
March 4 - 8, 2015
IXGEN celebrated this year's week-long, cross-country series of events by holding a Lunch & Learn event for female Small Business Owners in the metro Atlanta area, to discuss useful resources to help the women brand, market, and grow their businesses. The workshop on " Bold, Accessible, Smart Federal Certification - The SBA Way" was facilitated by Charlotte Johnson, Economic Development Specialist, SBA Georgia District Office.
Special Guest Speaker was Cheryl Cooper, Managing Partner, CLC Consulting Group, LLC.
Over a light lunch the women learned how to become eligible for federal contracting, shared their experiences, learned from each other, and developed new business relationships.
Mr. Kurtis Johnson, GM/Owner of Nalley Toyota Stonecrest, welcoming the group
Graduating Class of iYEP 2015
"UNLEASHING TEEN POTENTIAL FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP"
Another successful turnout of Future Entrepreneurs
13 high school students completed the 2015 IXGEN Youth Empowerment Program (iYEP). The entrepreneurship, leadership, and life skills training program targets middle and high school youth, and young adults aged 13-26, The 30-hour Summer Program provides participants an all-round introduction to creating and managing their own business, learning basic business principles, and helping them to identify their strengths, and talents and making the best use of them. In addition Financial Literacy & Money Management, Personal Branding, and the introduction of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics), gave them further insight into the possibilities for entrepreneurship.
In 6 weeks the youth learned that using innate and learned skills, personality, education, commitment, and other key components can make them much more effective and successful individuals in normal life and in the world of business. They were encouraged to take inventory of the skills that have brought them success and satisfaction, and then to look for creative ways to emphasize or maximize them, and unleash their potential to become entrepreneurs. In effect, help them develop the entrepreneurial mindset, which equips them for all aspects of work and life.
The Class of 2015 was a culturally diverse group of students originating from several foreign countries, and the United States, including Burma, Nepal, Thailand, and Ethiopia.
Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton of DeKalb County District 4, was special guest and keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony which was held on Saturday August 1, at the Clarkston High School Cafeteria. The highlight of the event was a business expo at which several of the graduating students as well as alumni, exhibited products of existing and potential startup businesses. The expo was intended to inspire other youth to start their own businesses.
Business Planning Workshop
Workshop on Healthy Living
Young Entrepreneurs at the Global Youth Entrepreneurs Business Expo (GYEBE) 2015
Global Youth Entrepreneurs Business Expo (GYEBE) 2015
BUSINESS GROWTH WORKSHOP
"How to keep your Small Business growing"
Facilitators and Attendees at the Business Workshop - February 23, 2017
IXGEN and Go Global Conferences (GGC) co-hosted the event, which was held at the Decatur Recreation Center, Sycamore Street, Decatur, Georgia, on February 23, 2017.
Small Business Owners (SBO) from across Metro Atlanta attended the event.
The theme of the Workshop was: "How to keep your Small Business Growing’. The goal was to continue to raise awareness, inform, train and inspire, micro and small business owners, to prepare for growth. The Business Growth series of workshops will engage active small business owners and startups in interactive training sessions throughout the year.
Representatives from the SBA Georgia District Office facilitated two of the sessions. Mrs. Patrice Dozier, SBA Economic Development Specialist, trained participants on the 'Women Owned Small Business Contracting Program'. Mr. Jorge Valentin-Stone, SBA Economic Development Specialist, facilitated training on 'Doing Business with the Federal Government', for all SBOs including veterans.
Mrs. Emmenette Mason spoke on 'Strategies to Grow Your Small Business', and Abiola Fashina, Esq. spoke on 'Using Social Media to Grow Your Business'.
Special thanks go to the following entities for their support in making the event a success:
The Decatur Recreation Center for providing the venue;
SBA District Office for providing some of the training;
Tara Burke Farmers Insurance Agency for providing refreshments.
Masonville Entertainment for video and photography coverage.