Catalyzing Economic Freedom through Entrepreneurship

Accelerating new majority entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth.


We want to help small businesses grow to high growth companies.



Emerge works with seed and early stage businesses to help prepare them – personally and professionally - for significant growth opportunities. The project provides hands on training, capacity building, mentoring and networking.



Accelerate supports businesses seeking high growth opportunities within 6-12 months of graduation and have at least two years of customer traction in the region. The program is an intense six weeks and provides rigorous business content, reflection and application of scale strategies in the areas of sales, finance, human resources and operations.


Investing in Minority Entrepreneurs: An Economic Imperative for the U.S.

“There is cost to us when we do not invest in diversity.”
- Melissa L. Bradley, Managing Partner


Inspiring talks

Dedicated to change.

Melissa L. Bradley gave inspiring firestarters (re: quick presentations on ecosystem topics meant to get attendees thinking and talking) about why we need to pull up more chairs to the entrepreneurial table.