Roanoke, Virginia. - A few years ago, Douglas Younger, III was at a crossroads. His family was growing as he and his wife had recently welcomed their second son into the world. Doug was also fast approaching a major career milestone: two decades in the corporate world where he was making a name for himself in marketing for Fortune 500 companies and startups. By all the standard definitions of success, Doug had it all. But his father, Douglas Younger, Jr. (“Tennis Pro”) had just passed following a sudden fight with stage four cancer.
Sacramento, Calif. - Today the Sacramento Kings announced the start of the Sixth Annual Capitalize contest. Capitalize, the league’s first crowdsourced startup competition, offers local entrepreneurs a chance to gain publicity, receive mentorship, and secure funding for their business. This year, the Capitalize contest will be run in collaboration with 3STEPS4WARD, a minority-owned marketing company based in Pleasanton, California that was founded on the principles of socially-responsible business.
Sacramento, Calif. – DOCO (Downtown Commons), the Sacramento Kings, Golden 1 Center and the plaza’s innovative merchants, eateries and restaurants will offer Small Business Saturday activations and discounts on November 28. Additionally, the day will include special entertainment and giveaways at DOCO Al Fresco presented by 3STEPS4WARD, a marketing company committed to reinventing small businesses for success.