Greenwood Launches Slate of Exclusive Experiences for Elevate Members During the Month of February
Elevate, a New Lifestyle & Career Membership, Provides Access to Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences at the Super Bowl, NBA All-Star Game, Carnegie Hall and Legendz Tour
ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Greenwood, the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and businesses, kicks off the month of February with a slate of exclusive experiences for members of Elevate, Greenwood’s new lifestyle and career membership. Through a series of contests, selected Elevate members will have access to premium events surrounding the Super Bowl, NBA All-Star weekend, an exclusive event hosted at Carnegie Hall titled Power Network: A Black History Month Conversation and Concert, and Legendz of the Streetz Tour. This month of programming follows Elevate members receiving exclusive access to the sold-out show Classically Ours, featuring rapper Jeezy and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra last month.
“We’re excited to commemorate Black History Month by offering the Elevate community unique experiences that enhance their lifestyles, create more moments of connection and celebrate the culture,” said Ryan Glover, Greenwood’s Chairman who co-founded Greenwood alongside Dr. Paul Judge, Civil Rights leader Andrew J. Young, and rapper and activist Michael “Killer Mike” Render. “With Elevate, members partake in one-of-a-kind experiences – from tickets to the Super Bowl, and an exclusive sit-down dinner with NBA All-Stars, to having a prime seat at Carnegie Hall and a ticket to see TI, Lil Kim and more.”
Upcoming events for Elevate members this month include:
Super Bowl LVII. Greenwood is giving away two tickets to an Elevate member to attend this Sunday’s Super Bowl game featuring the Chiefs and Eagles, and the first-ever Super Bowl game with two starting Black quarterbacks. Ahead of the Big Game, the Elevate member will also have access to Shaq’s FunHouse carnival and concert experience, featuring performances by Diplo and Snoop Dogg, as well as the opportunity to dine with the Greenwood community as part of an invite-only Founders Brunch.
NBA All-Star Weekend. Greenwood takes on Salt Lake City, providing an Elevate member with two tickets to watch the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 19th. Throughout the weekend, they’ll be granted two tickets to the Gentlemen’s Supper Club & Celebration, a dinner series and afterparty by Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul III and Dwayne Wade, on Friday, February 17th. The winner will also receive two tickets to the fan favorite All-Star Saturday night, including the Skills Challenge, Starry 3-Point Contest, and AT&T Slam Dunk on Saturday, February 18th.
Carnegie Hall. Select Elevate members will enjoy a have a prime seat at the Power Network: A Black History Month Conversation and Concert, featuring a performance from legendary rapper Busta Rhymes, and a panel discussion with Robert F. Smith of Vista Equity Partners; Dr. Paul Judge, Greenwood co-founder and technology investor and entrepreneur, and others.
Legendz of the Streetz Tour. Select Elevate members will also be granted access to the multi-city Legendz of the Streetz Tour, powered by Greenwood and currently touring around the US. Each tour stop features performances from iconic hip hop artists including rappers Lil Kim, Tip “TI” Harris, Fabolous, Greenwood Co-Founder Killer Mike, and many more. The tour runs through April 2023.
Elevate is a new membership created by Greenwood to provide an all-access pass to take your career and lifestyle to the next level. A community with members at the forefront of their industries, Elevate allows members to bridge their lifestyle and professional goals with opportunities to advance and celebrate culture. The membership weaves together lifestyle offerings across the Greenwood ecosystem, providing members with access to The Gathering Spot’s private membership network with physical clubhouses in Atlanta, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles, and to Valence’s professional networking platform, including tens of thousands of job listings through the recruiting database.
Elevate members can also access a suite of invitation-only experiences and gatherings all year-long, and includes other benefits such as luxury travel and gold experiences, as well as access to Priority Pass lounges, and concierge services.
Greenwood is the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and businesses. Greenwood’s mission is to support financial freedom for minorities through community building, career advancement, and financial services. Greenwood’s flagship product is a best-in-class digital banking service provided by partnering with FDIC-insured banks. Greenwood Inc, includes The Gathering Spot, a private membership network and Valence, the career development and job recruiting platform. The combined community has over 1 million people. Greenwood’s founders include Civil Rights leader Andrew J. Young and Ryan Glover, founder of the Bounce TV Network. Greenwood has raised funding from six of the largest banks including Citi, JPMorgan Chase, PNC and Truist as well as other companies including Pendulum, TTV Capital, Mastercard, and Visa.