2 Chainz Launches Fund For HBCU Student Entrepreneurs

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Rapper 2 Chainz is investing in the entrepreneurial dreams of HBCU students. According to Revolt the music artist—whose real name is Tauheed Epps—recently created a fund to provide financial support for students at historically Black colleges and universities who have launched businesses.

The initiative, dubbed the Money Maker Fund, was designed for students who have an active business and are in good academic standing at an accredited HBCU. The effort was inspired by his song “Money Maker” which is an ode to historically Black collegiate institutions. Students must submit a presentation deck that encompasses an executive summary, company description and a solid marketing and sales plan by November 6.

“If you are an HBCU student and you currently have a business that’s up and running, I created the Money Maker Fund,” Epps said in a video posted on Twitter. “I would like to invest into your business, your idea.” Epps attended Alabama State University on a scholarship and has a deep appreciation for the…


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