DALLAS — About 40 executives from the Dallas Mavericks and Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages came together Monday night in Dallas to meet with dozens of local minority and women entrepreneurs who are members of the inaugural Mavs Business Assist (MBA) program.
Launched at the start of the season, the MBA program gives 100 minority entrepreneurs across North Texas the backing of an NBA franchise to support their businesses and dreams.
The Mavs and various community partners, like Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages, meet with MBA members quarterly and the program will culminate with a pitch competition in front of a panel of judges later this season.
The local entrepreneurs all have different dreams and pursuits — but they share a common goal to make an impact on their local communities.
“We take the feedback from our entrepreneurs very seriously, actively seeking their input on how to…