Amethyst Technologies, based in Maryland, provides development and compliance services and offers products that support the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, healthcare, and food and beverage industries. Kimberly Brown, chief executive officer of Amethyst Technologies, is a long time U.S. Commercial Service client and has experience with multiple services including client counseling and the Gold Key Service. The company has also been awarded multiple federal contracts and has successfully exported to regions throughout Africa.
Brown discusses the challenges of exporting and keeping a business afloat during COVID-19. Additionally, she offers advice to Black entrepreneurs concerning the value of mentors – especially as it pertains to securing financing.
Amethyst Technologies is a woman and Black owned business.
Hosted by Derrick Small, a Communications Manager for the International Trade Administration's U.S. Commercial Service.