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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.






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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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Events & Trainings

We’re excited to announce that we will be co-hosting a FREE digital marketing training with the Boost with Facebook team in Cincinnati on July 30th. Join us at the Union Institute & University for a beginner to intermediate level training and start taking your Facebook marketing skills to the next level and register today! 

For more information and how to register: 

1) Visit 

2) Register for your FREE ticket 

3) Get ready to grow your business! 

Come join us & we hope to see you there!

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