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The Business Development & Entrepreneurship of the Urban League of Cincinnati's mission is to help established entrepreneurs increase their capacity to take advantage of new business opportunities and qualify for financing that will lead to higher levels of business growth. We support those efforts by providing access to a state of the art customer contact center and a qualified, pre-screened workforce.






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To accelerate Ohio’s economy by helping people start, sustain and grow their businesses.

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The mission of the African American Business Development Program (AABDP) is to create an environment where experienced owners are challenged to explore new leadership concepts and opportunities that will create sustainable companies that benefit the community through economic growth and job creation.

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Tonight, ORV Forum Reps, Corporate Member, Debra Quade, Kellogg, ED Sheila A. Mixon is pictured with ORV's selectio…

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SBALOGOThe Small Business Development Center of Ohio (SBDC) program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBDC program is also funded in part by the Ohio Development Services Agency. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact 513-487-1155.