Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

August 3, 2023

Minority Business Accelerator Fund I

The Minority Business Accelerator (MBA) is an economic development resource scaling MBEs in the Midwest Region through advisory and investment support. The MBA Fund supports minority entrepreneurs in securing equity and flexible debt capital for their in-organic & organic growth needs.

September 15, 2021


ECDI is a top U.S. SBA-intermediary microlender providing responsible, affordable lending and comprehensive small business development services. We serve all of Ohio along with select areas of Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia.

Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative, Inc.

GCMI provides access to microloans and small business loans to individual business owners who are low- to moderate-income. These loans can be used to start or expand your business.

September 2, 2021

National Development Council

NDC has been lending to small businesses for more than thirty years. We strongly encourage women and minority businesses to apply.

Lightship Capital

Lightship Capital invests in early-stage companies led by BIPOC, LBGTQ+, women, and people with disabilities who operate in the CPG, e-commerce, sustainability, artificial intelligence, and healthcare spaces.

H Venture Partners

We invest in branded products and experiences. We are committed to backing the best brands and the best management teams – period.

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