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Chicago, IL, United States, 2007/04/10 - 'Beauty Genesis International, LLC honored by Harvard Business School AASU for Innovative Product Concept and Business Model' - MillerUrbanEntrepreneurs.com.
BGi. Beauty Genesis International, LLC, a 100 percent minority owned developer, marketer and distributor of health and beauty care products, received top honors and was awarded a $8,000 business grant for having the most viable and innovative new business concept of 2007, during the Eighth Annual 'Entrepreneurial Ventures Competition' sponsored by the Harvard Business School African American Union (AASU.)
"It is an unbelievable honor to receive such high accolades and recognition from the top business school in the country for my business concept and marketing savvy," stated Johnathan Carthon, creator and general manager of BGi.
"This recognition by Harvard Business School and the judging business professionals help further validate the soundness and unlimited potential of our company," continued Carthon.
BGi. was selected from among numerous entries from across the country, as one of four finalists to present their new business concept before a panel of business professionals and venture capital firms.
"The Entrepreneurial Ventures Competition is designed to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to present business plans before a panel of judges comprised of leading investment professionals and esteemed business leaders who are all successful Harvard Business School alumni," stated Christopher Allen, Harvard Business School contest organizer. "We are very pleased to be able to support entrepreneurs as they follow their dream of business ownership."
About BGi. Beauty Genesis International, LLC
Winner of the 2005-2006 Miller Brewing Urban Entrepreneurs Series (millerurbanentrepreneurs.com) as one of the Top New Business Concepts and honored by Harvard Business School AASU for its Innovative Business Model & Marketing Expertise, BGi. Beauty Genesis International (beauty-genesis.com) is committed to conceptualizing, marketing and distributing progressive, healthy-lifestyle focused beauty care products for today's and tomorrow's global consumer. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, BGi. recently launched its first line of hair care products under the brand name Simply Healthy® Hair. This easy, 4-part Health, Growth & Beauty Program leverages the global trend towards using natural ingredients to enhance its line with the hydrating, protective and beauty-enhancing benefits of Grapeseed Oil for healthier, stronger, faster-growing in less time and with less fuss. Simply Healthy® Hair is available in fine beauty and hair supply stores and will be available at Walgreens stores and online at walgreens.com in May 2007.