Apply as a Minority Business Owner
The Minority Business Accelerator (MBA) seeks, high-growth potential, Black and Hispanic businesses. High-growth potential indicates the company’s ability to generate larger profits, increase production and resources, such as hiring new employees, purchasing equipment, and/or expanding a physical location.
Minimum qualifications for consideration are:
- Black or Hispanic owned and operated business (>51%)
- Headquartered in Tampa Bay (Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk or Manatee county)
- Current business plan with a well-defined growth strategy
- Annual Gross Revenue of $500,000 +
The deadline for applicants to be eligible for the 2024 Cohort is September 16, 2022 at 5pm.
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