June 15, 2023


Accepted applicants are enrolled in a program, which includes: 

  • Access to mentorship from local business leaders and fellow entrepreneurs in your region  
  • In-person seminar-style classes hosted by local subject matter experts and coaches that follow a curriculum of facilitated groups and self-guided work covering key business concepts, such as building resilience, generating revenue, licensing, patenting intellectual property, franchising, and strengthening business-to-business (B2B) supplier diversity contracts 
  • Network-building and connecting with other relevant stakeholders in your area  
  • Opportunities to meet with local leaders 
  • $3,500 in financial assistance