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.
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.
IXGEN INC, helps entrepreneurs to:
Turn their Dreams into successful Businesses;
Develop and write their Business Proposals;
Access Training, Information, and Resources;
Expand into the Global arena, and Much More!
Our Primary Goal is the success of our students!
Phone: (770) 708-7374
Fax: (530) 658.5428
"We motivate the youth to develop an entrepreneurial mindset"
DeKalb County Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton
Special Guest Speaker at iYEP 2015
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
Business Planning Workshop
Workshop on Healthy Living
Young Entrepreneurs at the 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.
DECA INTERNATIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
Eighteen thousand high school students, advisers, businesspersons and alumni gather to develop knowledge and skills for college and careers.
WHEN - April 21-24, 2018
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
MAKE AN IMPACT WITH EMERGING LEADERS VOLUNTEER AS A COMPETITIVE EVENTS JUDGE deca.org/volunteer
PROCESS Students prepare for competition by writing business plans, conducting public relations campaigns and collaborating with local businesses to conduct market research studies. They present and compete at local and state conferences. From there, the best of the best come to DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC) to compete in over 60 career areas for the chance to be named international champions.
IMPACT Roughly 20,000 students, teachers and business professionals will come to Atlanta in April for ICDC 2018. It’s projected that this conference alone will bring $15 million in revenue to the metro area. We’re investing in Atlanta to make this conference a success, and we ask you to invest in DECA to help make this happen.
VOLUNTEER We need 1,000 business professionals to serve as competitive events judges at ICDC. The time commitment is a full day, but you will receive breakfast and lunch, as well as a small gift for your time. A judge orientation will be provided before you meet with the students who are ready to wow you with their skills, passion and dedication. To see a sample video of what a judge does at competition, please visit deca.org/volunteer.
WINNING This is a perfect opportunity to get your whole company involved in giving back to the next generation of employees. Whether you use ICDC as a service day for your office, a way to earn volunteer hours or create a sense of community for your employees, everyone comes out a winner by getting involved. When you volunteer, you help emerging leaders gain both valuable insight and advice from real business professionals.
DECA is an international organization comprised of 219,000 high school students interested in business, finance, hospitality, marketing, and entrepreneurship. DECA’s Comprehensive Learning Program integrates into classroom instruction, applies learning, connects to business and promotes competition. DECA prepares the next generation to be academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.
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