San Diego Accelerator Wants To Help Entrepreneurs Of Color
Monday, January 14, 2019
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A new business accelerator program is focused on increasing the diversity of business owners in San Diego County and spurring economic development in historically underserved neighborhoods.
The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation has partnered with the city and CONNECT to create the accelerator. The program is accepting applications from businesses through Feb. 1.
Ten to 15 businesses will be selected in the first round of the program.
Reginald Jones, the president and CEO of the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, joins Midday Edition on Monday to discuss the types of businesses the accelerator is looking for.
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