Mayor Bowser Opens Applications for $1.25 Million Inclusive Innovation Equity Impact Fund | EOM

October 20, 2021
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On October 20, 2021, the D.C. Policy Center’s research was cited in a press release by the Executive Office of the Mayor:

“Over the past couple of years City leadership has propelled the District to be ranked as the #11 startup ecosystem in the world. Moreover, according to the DC Policy Center annual data through Q4 2020 shows there was a 5 percent increase in total private establishments in the District between 2019 and 2020. Now is the time to ensure that the growth of businesses in DC is equitable for all,” said Melissa Bradley, Founder of 1863 Ventures. “1863 Ventures is honored to partner with the city to support New Majority entrepreneurs. We are excited to be stewards of these funds to support historically underserved and overlooked businesses in the city. The funds will be used to help grow and scale emerging entrepreneurs who will in turn create jobs and increase the capital recycling in all of our communities.”

Read more: Mayor Bowser Opens Applications for $1.25 Million Inclusive Innovation Equity Impact Fund | EOM

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