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 …