Legacy and Vision: GEW Kickoff & Fireside chat with Trey Thaxton

Nov 13, 2023, 11:00 PM – Nov 14, 2023, 1:00 AM

36 Degrees North - Basecamp, 36 East Cameron Street, Tulsa, 74103

Join us for Global Entrepreneurship Week on Nov 13th for a conversation with Trey Thaxton, founder of Goldmill Co. & Greenwood Ave. Dive into entrepreneurship, creative consultancy, and the revival of Black Wall Street's legacy. A night of inspiration awaits! GET YOUR TICKET today. 🌟🔥📅

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About this event


In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, we are thrilled to present a special fireside chat with Trey Thaxton, the visionary founder of Goldmill Co. and Greenwood Ave. Dive deep into the world of entrepreneurship, creative consultancy, and the significance of celebrating and reviving the legacy of Black Wall Street.


Journey to Entrepreneurship: Discover Trey's personal journey, from the inception of Goldmill Co., a premier creative consultancy, to the birth and success of Greenwood Ave, a brand paying homage to the historic businesses of Black Wall Street.

Reviving Legacies: Engage in a meaningful conversation about the importance of recognizing and promoting the past and present businesses of Black Wall Street, ensuring their stories and impact are not forgotten.

Q&A Session: A unique opportunity to ask Trey your burning questions about entrepreneurship, brand building, and the stories behind his initiatives.

🌟 Who Should Attend? 🌟

Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned business professional, a historian, or someone with a keen interest in celebrating and supporting Black businesses and legacies, this event promises insights and inspiration for all.

Secure your spot for an enlightening evening filled with stories of determination, creativity, and resilience. Let's honor the past, present, and future of entrepreneurship together!

Trey's Bio

With over 15 years of experience in design and creative direction, Trey Thaxton has served multiple clients in a variety of industries including Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Greenwood Rising, T-Mobile, and Transformation Church. In 2017, he launched Goldmill Co., a creative house focused on design and branding projects meant to affect change. Their work has been seen in Vogue, Oklahoma Today and The Wall Street Journal.

While design has been his craft, Trey is an entrepreneur at heart. He is also the founder of 19&21 and Greenwood Ave., an award winning publications and brand celebrating Greenwood’s entrepreneurial spirit and inspiration for the next generation of doers.

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About GEW

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is one of my favorite weeks of the year!!

GEW is an annual international initiative dedicated to celebrating, fostering, and supporting entrepreneurship across the world. Held over one week in November, this event unites millions of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers, and educators from more than 170 countries. The aim is to inspire individuals to embrace innovation, think creatively, and transform their ideas into entrepreneurial ventures. Through a variety of events, workshops, competitions, and networking opportunities, GEW seeks to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship and create an environment where new ideas can flourish and evolve into successful enterprises. The event underscores the belief that entrepreneurship is a driver for economic growth, job creation, and societal progress.

About Startup Grind: 

Startup Grind is a global community of entrepreneurs, powered by Google for Startups. Founded in 2010 by Derek Andersen and Spencer Nielsen, Startup Grind's mission is to educate, inspire, and connect startups. With a presence in hundreds of cities across the world, it hosts monthly events that feature successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share their personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. These events foster networking, partnership opportunities, and knowledge sharing among the entrepreneurial community. Beyond events, Startup Grind also offers content, training, and resources to support startups, ensuring that budding entrepreneurs receive the guidance and tools they need to succeed.

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  • Trey Thaxton

    Greenwood Ave and Goldmill Co




November 13 – 14, 2023
11:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC


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  • Kate Sullivan

    Black Dog Law, an Intellectual Property Practice & Guide Dog Ideas


  • Alex Lobodiak

    True North Ventures



  • Alex Lobodiak

    True North Ventures | Startup Grind Tulsa


  • Kate Sullivan

    Black Dog Law, PLLC


  • Kate Sullivan

    Chapter co-director

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