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Center for Smart Innovation


Knowledge, research and critical thinking  illuminates a path forward, while governance leads to innovation and scale.   The Council Exchange Board of Trade (CEBOT) brings representation for the now over 65,000 U.S. minority tech firms who employ more than 550,000 with annual receipts greater than $110 Billion. 

Tech company owners across the U.S and beyond are willing spend time and resources to better our communities and employ family members into good paying jobs, that keep track of the future of growth.

The Center for Smart Innovation (centerSMART) is governed by CEBOT's research directorate, Looking Forward Research & Development.  centerSMART develops core growth algorithms that foster industry trust in teaming and partnerships.  centerSMART algorithms provide pragmatic access to CEBOT's Cohesion Framework.  

Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program  U.S. Department of Commerce    Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth    Office of Minority Broadband Initiative

The CMC Pilot Technology Readiness (CMCPilot) and Teaming Consortium (CMCTech) is an industry initiative aimed at leveraging the joint capabilities of anchor institutions and the minority technology industry. should be used to tell a story and let your users know a little more about your product or service. How can you benefit them?

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CEBOT Members  embrace the need for risk mitigation given the complexities of trust.  Members engage in vendor management research that works to align policies to opportunity.   CEBOT's intermediary structure provides due diligence, learning and the necessary risk mitigation that creates a viable challenge basin to accelerate the minority tech regional innovation ecosystems.

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 Looking Forward Research & Development


Building an international research bed of high skilled and motivated thinkers and doers that recognize the value of mentorships, partnerships and research.  

Advancement Research

Advancement Research converges performance, governance and capital into innovation ecosystems. Operating on the belief that given a healthy choice people would choose productivity over dependence. Advancement Research brings an integrative framework for managing knowledge across boundaries.

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Cybersecurity Research

Global Resilience & Opportunity Zone Research

 Virtual Federal Internship

Advancing the Future - Building a Resilient Nation

Student Researchers will be engaged in hands on skill building and networking activities that provide an opportunity to boost resumes and "test drive" key cybersecurity analyst and info-sec and policy analyst positions.

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Looking Forward Research & Development

21st Century's Emerging Economic Imperative

Aligning economic choice with core human values  disrupts status quo and builds a sustainable business ecosystem.  Future profit ventures that focus on both customer and community needs  will prove most competitive.

Market Based Approach

Industry Governance Solutions
for  Social Network Systems

Many aspects of the world economy are determined more by corporate action than government control.  Research indicates a growing need for industry perspectives and solutions to externalities and social safety nets that harmonize profit to measured outcomes for the common good of people and planet.

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Governing Leadership Team

Karl Cureton
Chairman, CEO 

Brenda S. Cureton

65,000 Minority Technology Companies

The Council Exchange Board of Trade (CEBOT) brings a rich history of advocacy and procurement policy guidance within the federal policy ecosystem.  The $110 Billion Minority Technology Industry is a source of jobs to over 550,000 professionals both in the United States and abroad. 

CEBOT  brings applied research & development to growth algorithms that catalyze regional innovation ecosystems, stimulating economic development and uplifting minority business and community.  CEBOT leadership and Senior Fellows bring new capabilities, investment and research capacity to the minority technology industry and to the stakeholders they serve.




Engagement requires value and produces consensus when process is key.  Governance gives rise to planned growth both individually and throughout the ecosystem.

Growth rises when not stifled by moral hazard.   CEBOT algorithms facilitate a deliberate system of principles to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes.

Innovation liberates possibilities, improves systems and can transform bureaucracies into managed serviced/resource based functions.   

The CEBOT Enterprise builds on the following United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals; 4-Quality Education, 8-Good Jobs and Economic Growth, 9-Innovation and Infrastructure, and 17-Partnerships for the Goals.  

This frames a community plan of action for people, prosperity and community preparation for a more resilient world economy.  

As a new global industry force we are determined to ensure that all human beings can enjoy prosperous and fulfilling lives and that economic, social and technological progress occurs in harmony with the needs of the individual and the needs of the communities we serve.

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