Dealflow | March 14, 2017

D.C. accelerator to boost minority- and women-own businesses

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Nationally, minority- and women-owned businesses lag white- and male-owned businesses in value. In D.C. the gap is even wider.

The Washington Area Community Investment Fund, a community development financial institution, is launching the Ascend Capital Accelerator to help women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color build their human and financial assets.

The first 25 entrepreneurs will join the eight-week program in April.

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