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    May 28, 2013

    Minority business entrepreneurs: interested in $100,000 for your business?

    African American Chamber 2012The African American Chamber, along with special guest Earl G. Graves Jr., President and CEO of Black Enterprise, will provide 10-15 minority entrepreneurs with a unique opportunity to pitch their businesses to a panel of investors. Five finalists will be chosen in early September to compete at the Chamber's "Shark Pool" for $100,000 in funding, products and services. Winners will be announced on September 27, 2013.

    Semifinalists will participate in a series of training sessions during July and August to help advance business plans and prepare applicants for possible participation in Shark Pool.  The five finalists will not only compete for the funding, but the winner will also receive one year of services provided by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber's Minority Business Accelerator.

    Applications are due by Friday, May 31, 2013. 

    More information and registration

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