News & Media


Inmates to Entrepreneurs works with national and local media to help tell the stories of our clients and the issues they face. We prioritize interviews on topics we can directly speak to and to which we can add our domain knowledge. To request an interview, please contact our media team at

September 7, 2019
Fit District Gives Owners a Second Chance
August 15, 2019
‘It’s About Empowering The Community’ | Triad Man Opens First Gym In Ramseur
August 14, 2019
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Helps People Find Their Second Chance After Serving Time
August 14, 2019
Trailblazing the Path to Reentry
August 9, 2019
Entrepreneurship Offers Second Chance After Felony Sentence
August 6, 2019
Growing the Spirit of Entrepreneurship
August 5, 2019
Inmates to Entrepreneurs: A Tech Winner Focuses on Turning Around Lives
June 14, 2019
41 Apps That Could Change Your Life
June 12, 2019
Inmates to Entrepreneurs graduates 2nd Wilmington class
May 15, 2019
Business North Carolina Daily Digest
April 26, 2019
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Celebrate Charlotte Graduation
April 10, 2019
Second Chance for Former Inmates Moving on as Entrepreneurs
April 9, 2019
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Celebrates Charlotte Graduates
April 1, 2019
Trump Hosts Ex-Inmates, Urges Employers to Hire More People With Criminal Records
March 19, 2019
‘Inmates to Entrepreneurs’ Program Lets Durham Man Get His Life, Business On Track
February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019
Brian Hamilton, Reducing Recidivism and Getting Inmates on Their Feet
February 22, 2019
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Celebrates Durham and Raleigh Graduates
February 7, 2019
Google is America’s 21st century pillory. Continuing to shame ex-offenders hurts all of us
January 28, 2019
Defense Lawyer Drew Findling to Speak on ‘Inmates to Entrepreneurs’
January 26, 2019
Inmates To Entrepreneurs Recap
January 26, 2019
Businessman to teach Atlantans with rap sheets how to start companies
January 25, 2019
Atlanta’s Quality Control supports black enterprise through #Second Chances
January 24, 2019
Brian and AJ Discuss Inmates to Entrepreneurs on Atlanta’s Praise 102.5
January 24, 2019
Brian Hamilton and AJ Ware on Classix 102.9
January 16, 2019
Inmates to Entrepreneurs: Creating Second Chances and Breaking Barriers – Brian Hamilton and AJ Ware
December 27, 2018
Trump Signed the First Step Act for Criminal Justice Reform. Here’s the Second Step.
December 18, 2018
Brian Hamilton on Dollars and Change
December 18, 2018
Quality Control Label Bosses Heading To Prison – For A Good Cause
December 13, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs #SecondChances Atlanta Conference to Feature Hip Hop’s Quality Control Music
December 12, 2018
I Sold a Multimillion Dollar Company to Work with Prisoners
November 28, 2018
Entrepreneur Creates a Culture of Second Chances for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
November 20, 2018
Speaker Encourages Entrepreneurship As Path To Success
November 13, 2018
Innovative Triangle Program Gives Hope to People Who Can’t Find Job After Being Jailed
November 9, 2018
Ex-cons make the best employees and entrepreneurs
November 5, 2018
‘A Second Chance at Life’: Entrepreneurship Program for People with Criminal Record Graduates First Wilmington Class
November 5, 2018
Software Company Founder to Kick Off Entrepreneurship Series
November 4, 2018
#SecondChances Conference NYC Ignites New Beginnings
November 2, 2018
Helping Former Inmates Become Entrepreneurs
October 31, 2018
Former Wilmington Inmates Get a Second Chance
October 29, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Celebrates Wilmington N.C. Graduates
October 25, 2018
‘Inmates to Entrepreneurs’ Program Gives Those With Criminal Records Tools To Succeed
October 25, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Gives Second Chance to First Graduating Class in Greensboro
October 24, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Celebrates Wilmington Graduates
October 24, 2018
First Class: Inmates to Entrepreneurs to Granduate 29
October 22, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Celebrates Greensboro Graduates
October 15, 2018
NC Business Leader Says Internet Serves ‘Second Sentence’ to Ex-Cons
October 1, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Kicks Off National Tour in NYC
September 17, 2018
New Program in Greensboro Helps Former Inmates Be Their Own Boss
August 27, 2018
From Prison to Private Business: Program Offers Path to Entrepreneurship
August 9, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Expands Reach to the Triad
August 8, 2018
Teaching Entrepreneurship, Coding Skills May Be the Way Out Of the Prison Cycle
August 2, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Launches Free Course in Wilmington
August 2, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Launches Wilmington Office, Classes
July 24, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Expands to Charlotte
July 18, 2018
Starting a Business After Prison
July 15, 2018
Brian Hamilton Discusses Inmates to Entrepreneurs
July 10, 2018
Group turning ‘Inmates to Entrepreneurs’ launches Charlotte program
July 2, 2018
Brian Hamilton teaches inmates to be entrepreneurs
May 22, 2018
Meet The Group Turning Inmates Into Entrepreneurs
May 22, 2018
Meet the Group Turning Inmates Into Entrepreneurs
May 18, 2018
Sageworks Founder Cashes Out To Focus On A New ‘Journey:’ Helping Inmates
May 1, 2018
‘Second Chance’ For Ex-Offenders — A Proclamation But No Plan To Win
April 13, 2018
Inmates To Entrepreneurs Program On Its Way To Wilmington
February 23, 2018
Ex-offenders must take employment into their own hands
February 21, 2018
Inmates to Entrepreneurs Expands Reach to Charlotte
February 5, 2018
Room to Mess-Up: Nonprofits and Innovation
February 5, 2018
No Second Chances: It’s Time For Google to Stop Condemning Former Inmates to Life Sentences
January 25, 2018
Raleigh Program Helps These Entrepreneurs Beat the System
November 14, 2017
ENTREPRENEUR: So You Want to Start a Business: What’s Your First Move?
October 26, 2017
INC: The Difference Between Doing Business and Playing Business
September 8, 2016
ENTREPRENEUR: 3 Reasons Former Inmates Make Great Entrepreneurs
August 30, 2016
FORBES: 3 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Tackling The Prison Problem
October 30, 2012
TEDx: AJ Ware On Inmates To Entrepreneurs
April 2, 2010
December 20, 2009
CEO’s Business Savvy is Just the Break Inmates Need
April 22, 1992
Workshop Teaches Prison Inmates How To Start A Business