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1 Million Black Business

Yika Hoover
Deputy Director

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For immediate assistance call 1-888-388-HOPE (4673)


What are the Benefits of 1MBB?

Free Resources & Services to Start, Grow and Sustain Your Business

The 1 Million Black Business Initiative (1MBB) was created to help support 1 million Black-owned businesses across the country by 2030.


The Free program can provide access to:


For New and Growing Businesses

Online, self-paced 7 module program that explores topics such as market research and development and financial planning



For New and Growing Businesses

Virtual 8 week program led by a Small Business Coach that is designed to equip participants with the necessary skills and mindset for launching new business ventures.



For New and Growing Businesses

Working one on one with an Operation HOPE's Small Business Coach will provide you with a comprehensive outline of what you will need to start or improve your business.



Current Business Owners

Shopify is an easy-to-use commerce platform that lets you start, grow, and manage a business. When you register with 1MBB, you will have access to a 120-day free trial.

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