Applications for the Winter Cohort Now Closed!
COMMUNITY LEADERS AND SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS COMING TOGETHER TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS START-UPS
The Small Business Incubation Program is a collaborative effort among some of Las Vegas's leading business experts and is designed to create a holistic approach to setting minority entrepreneurs on their way to success.
This program goes beyond building capacity - it also helps business owners increase their credit score to provide the ability to access capital and connects them with business who are looking to expand their diverse supplier pipeline.
We've brought together subject matter experts in business best practices, organizations who can provide mentorship opportunities as well as a CDFI to complete the business circle for participants.
The Downtown Vegas Alliance is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization, that connects its members and downtown stakeholders to influence growth in the heart of Las Vegas through thought leadership and collaboration. We serve as a catalyst for public/private dialogue to address challenges and create solutions to promote a thriving community in the city’s urban core.
city of Las Vegas has designated funds to support this program through a Regional Development Authority grant. Dollars will be spend on program development as well as micro-grants given to participants upon successful completion of the program.
Urban Chamber of Commerce creates an innovative, entrepreneurial space that promotes economic development for local and global businesses. They
provide support services, mentoring assistance and below-market-rate office space offered through the Urban Chamber of Commerce Business Development Center, sponsored by the city of Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency.
Latin Chamber of Commerce is committed to ensuring the success of Nevada businesses, while also investing in the leaders of the future. They proudly connect and serve over 1,500 members of Nevada’s business community.
Prestamos CDFI, LLC (“Prestamos”), is a Community Development Financial Institution(“CDFI”) and a Community Development Entity (“CDE”) that provides high-quality financial products and services for small businesses and impactful economic development projects. Prestamos through its parent corporation, Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc., has administered a variety of lending programs since 1980. The program helped to prepare them to be better suppliers by truly understanding their differentiated value proposition with the data metric: does the client increase provide and/or have savings by doing business with the suppliers.
They collect data on the company prior to the program and afterwards on their learnings and then annually on their growth.