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John Henry      

Partner at Harlem Capital, Host of HUSTLE on VICELAND & Forbes 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur

Voted to Forbes' 30 Under 30 and Ebony's Power 100 lists - John Henry is a Dominican-American entrepreneur and investor. Henry started his first business at 18, an on-demand drycleaning service for the Film and TV industry in New York City, with clients such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Boardwalk Empire, Power, and more. Henry led the company through its acquisition in 2014 -- founding and selling his first business by the age of 21.

On the heels of his first win, Henry launched Cofound Harlem — a non-profit incubator that aims to foster a robust tech ecosystem North of 96th street in New York City. Cofound Harlem has launched numerous high-growth companies in Harlem, gaining recognition from Fast Company, TechCrunch, Business Insider, and more.

He now serves as a Partner at Harlem Capital, a diversity-focused early stage venture capital firm on a mission to change the face of entrepreneurship. Henry is also the host of VICELAND's latest show, HUSTLE, which is Executive Produced by Alicia Keys and focused on helping scrappy entrepreneurs grow their business to the next level.

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He Sold A $1M Business At 21. Now He's Helping Harlem Startups And Podcasting Entrepreneurship Tips

John Henry is running a non-profit business accelerator in New York City called Cofound Harlem. It’s free for companies who make it into the program. They get mentoring and $50,000 worth of in-kind services like legal and accounting help, email marketing tools and cloud storage, in exchange for a four-year commitment to remain in Harlem.

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