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EGK Starters’ mission is to provide transformative learning and mentorship experiences to early-stage BIPOC startup founders to position them to raise capital and partner with investors in implementing strategic initiatives to fund more BIPOC-led startups.

Are you a Black or brown small business owner based in Birmingham, AL wanting to scale your business but need support?

We are accepting applications for our inaugural batch of founders.

Investors, together, we can make a difference in closing the opportunity gap between BIPOC-led startups and venture capital funding.

Are you looking for an opportunity to help the BIPOC-led startup community access the resources and support for scale and growth?

Thank you to our supporters. EGK Starters is funded by IIE, delivered through Cornell University in partnership with Northumbria University.

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