Black Founder: The Hidden Power of Being an Outsider

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Dafina Books
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6.0 X 9.1 X 1.1 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author
Stacy Spikes is an award-winning entrepreneur, co-founder and co-chairman of MoviePass, founder of the Urbanworld Film Festival, and a former film marketing executive and producer. Named by USA Today as one of the 21 most influential Blacks in technology, Spikes is also the founder and CEO of PreShow Interactive, a branded content app that rewards gamers for watching long-form video content. In his senior executive roles at Motown Records, Sony Music Entertainment, and Miramax, he worked some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Boyz II Men, Stevie Wonder, Spike Lee, Queen Latifah, and Eddie Murphy. Spikes is originally from Houston, Texas and now lives New York City with his wife and daughter.
Praise for Black Founder

"Stacy Spikes provides rare insight into the vulnerable journey of being a founder. His story is an inspiration to those often written off and a reminder to always believe in yourself." --Henri Pierre-Jacques, cofounder of Harlem Capital

"In these pages, Stacy guides you through his career that's filled with glory and hardships. An unflinching examination of what it really takes to be an entrepreneur in today's world." --Jason Guerrasio, award-winning journalist at Insider

"Stacy gives revealing insights into the business world and its challenges. He delivers a powerful yet vulnerable view of the entrepreneurial journey rarely seen, and that's guaranteed to inspire anyone with a dream." --Brenda Gilbert, cofounder and president, BRON

"Spikes's story reminds us what's possible when inspiration meets determination. A must-read for anyone who strives to achieve excellence." --Smokey D. Fontaine, author of E.A.R.L: The Autobiography of DMX