Emerging Entrepreneurs

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Application timeline:

September 2016:
Applications Open

February 10, 2017:
Applications Close

Jan 30 – Feb 15, 2017:
Interviews & Participant Notification

February 17, 2017: 

February 24 – 26, 2017:
Weekend Intensive Programming (optional)

March 3rd 2017:
Classes Officially Begin

Have you taken a business idea from concept to the marketplace? Perhaps you acquired or inherited a business and are positioning the company for growth. Or maybe you converted years of corporate experience into your own enterprise. No matter what led you to entrepreneurship, you and your company have great potential. So what’s next?


Growing Businesses as Leaders & Investors in Their Own Success


Emerging Entrepreneurs’ Program


This highly competitive, 14 week, In-Depth Business Development Curriculum facilitated by Industry Experts will provide insight and conversations to help grow your business through:

-Leadership & Strategy 

-Organizational Capacity

-Sales & Marketing


Each student has the chance to earn the title of ” Class Valedictorian.”

This title comes with 40 hours of hand on, in your business, training.

Apply today!


To be involved with this program individual must meet the following criteria:

  • African-American
  • Company at least 51% African-American owned
  • Established in business at least 2 years
  • High growth potential
  • Revenues of at least $50,000

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