Items Tagged with 'Jamiel Robinson'


Entrepreneurs launching wine and spirits company

Motu Viget Spirits will collaborate with local beverage companies.

May 3, 2019
Grand Rapids entrepreneurs Jonathan Jelks, Jamiel Robinson and recording artist Willie “Willie The Kid” Jackson are partnering to launch Motu Viget Spirits, a wine and spirits company that will develop and release sparkling wine, wine and other spirits in collaboration with local beverage companies. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Jamiel Robinson of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses

December 13, 2016
Jamiel Robinson — the founder of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses — is the featured guest in episode 12 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Entrepreneur, meet capital: GRABB fosters connections

Black business organization’s get-togethers aim to overcome barriers.

July 1, 2016
Grand Rapids might be budding with entrepreneurs, but that doesn’t mean every entrepreneur in the city has an equal sense of easy access to capital. Read More

'30 Days $30 Challenge' spotlights African-American businesses

October 1, 2015
Consumers are being asked to make a difference in the health of African-American businesses, as well as the overall economic empowerment of the African-American community by spending $30 at those businesses during October. Read More

Inside Track: Robinson likes being able to change lives

Jamiel Robinson stays active mentoring Grand Rapids' youth and local black business owners.

October 11, 2013
Jamiel Robinson is a busy man who is trying to make a difference in the community, but someday he hopes to live up to the example set by his grandfather. Read More