Long Beach: Supporting Early-Stage Entrepreneurs of Color
The city of Long Beach is a finalist for this year’s City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities build and grow their network of local businesses and entrepreneurs of color.
The city of Long Beach is a finalist for this year's City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities build and grow their network of local businesses and entrepreneurs of color. Cities that are chosen for the project will receive valuable support and resources from experts and peers to help them achieve their goals.
You can help select this year's City Accelerator participants! Check out the cities' pitches, and then let us know which ones you think should be a part of this important program by giving them a star rating and leaving your comments below!
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What is Long Beach proposing?
The city of Long Beach proposes to expand access to support, capital and other resources to entrepreneurs of color so that these early-stage business owners are able to take a leadership role in the city’s economic boom. The expansion is intended to result in a culturally responsive system of support, built and sustained by a broad alignment of partners, investors, institutions and entrepreneurs.
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For a detailed description of the mission and purpose of the City Accelerator’s cohort on Local Businesses and Jobs Growth, click here.
Public response is one of several criteria being used by the City Accelerator to select cohort cities. The number of ratings or comments by themselves do not determine final status or selection.