Accelerating Black Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ABLE) is an enterprise accelerator program designed to strengthen, energize, and support startups and small businesses led by Black entrepreneurs in the United States. ABLE identifies Black business leaders with impact-oriented solutions at the local and national level across multiple sectors. 16 entrepreneurs graduated in the inaugural year of the program in February 2022.
Who can apply? Black entrepreneurs leading startups and small businesses. The target audience are those who are early-stage and revenue-generating (seed to Series A) for-profit enterprises.
For more information, watch the August 18 ABLE Cohort 2 Information Session Recap or contact email@example.com.
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