West Dayton incubator has new initiatives for minority businesses

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April 27, 2022 – In their first session of Business Blitz, GWDI was able to fund 17 LLCs within the state of Ohio. The event provided an opportunity for Dayton entrepreneurs to meet local resources like the Human Relations Council, the Small Business Development Center, Launch Dayton, and the Entrepreneurs’ Center. The third and fourth rounds of Business Blitz will …

UD Flyer Pitch competition announces winners of more than $100K

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April 21, 2022 – A Dayton university fosters entrepreneurship with its competition for new business ventures and ideas. The winners of this year’s University of Dayton Flyer Pitch competition included ideas for improving access to clean drinking water, supporting breastfeeding mothers, and increasing learning and emotional wellness in children. https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2022/04/15/a-dayton-university-fosters-entrepreneurship.html

Local leaders strategize to boost minority business development

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April 17, 2022 – Over the last five years, the Minority Business Partnership has collaborated with Arcade tenant the Entrepreneurs’ Center regionally to ensure that minority- and women-owned businesses are aware of resources offered by the Ohio Third Frontier Entrepreneurial Services Program. This statewide resource – ESP – offers networks of services and support to accelerate growth of Ohio technology …

Hub offers business help for west Dayton entrepreneurs

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The Greater West Dayton Incubator is accepting applications for its office fellowship program at the Hub Powered by PNC. Entrepreneurs can access resources, network and use conference space and other amenities. The program will offer 14 under-resourced, underrepresented and otherwise marginalized entrepreneurs a year’s discounted office space at the Hub.  Applications are being accepted through April 18. Entrepreneurs must live …

Media company relocating local office to Dayton Arcade

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May 3, 2021 – A company that owns and operates several Dayton-area radio stations is moving its local office to a historic complex in the city core. iHeartMedia Dayton announced Monday it plans to relocate its office to the Dayton Arcade. The move will bring the company’s sales, marketing, digital and programming operations to the new facility in downtown Dayton.

New episode of DBJ-affiliated podcast with Dan Edwards focuses on Arcade development

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April 13, 2021 – The Dayton Business Journal and Dayton personality Dan Edwards are presenting the first DBJ podcast in the partnership for “A Greater Dayton With Dan Edwards.” The edition of the podcast is titled “Awakening the Sleeping Giant, what the redevelopment of Downtown Dayton’s Arcade means for the future of the Dayton Region.” It features Dave Williams, senior director of real estate …

Dayton Arcade lands another tenant

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April 15, 2021 – A technology commercialization center for the Air Force Research Laboratory will join a growing suite of tenants setting up shop at downtown Dayton’s newest innovation hub. The Wright Brothers Institute has inked a one-year lease at The Hub Powered by PNC Bank at the Dayton Arcade, the organization announced Thursday. WBI’s space includes four desks on …