Resources for Entrepreneurs

Are you a business owner, founder, entrepreneur in the Dayton, Ohio region? You don’t have to take this journey alone. Watch our short documentary, “Untapped: Navigating Dayton’s Best-Kept Secrets for Entrepreneurs” to see how local business owners just like you have utilized resources to grow,  or take our simple resource-matching quiz to see a list of resources tailored just for you!

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Business Resources

No matter what stage of business you’re in, there is someone in the Launch Dayton community who can help you move forward. We know that each entrepreneur’s journey is different, and almost no entrepreneur’s journey follows a straight path.

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Startup Funding

Early Capital

Growth Capital

Grow Your Business

Find Your Customer

Starter Space/Coworking

Expand Your Space

6888 Kitchen Incubator

Location: Dayton, OH`

AFRL Small Business Hub

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

APEX (Parallax)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Beavercreek, OH

Aviatra Explore

Location: Dayton, OH

Better Business Bureau Dayton/Miami Valley

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Black Restaurant Accelerator

Type: Education

Location: Dayton, OH

Business Blitz (GWDI)

Location: dayton, OH

Business First

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Cultural Capital (GWDI)

Type: Investment / Fund / Venture

Location: Dayton, OH

Dayton Development Coalition

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Dayton First Floor Fund

Location: Dayton, OH

Dayton Offices

Type: Business (For Profit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Dayton SCORE Mentors

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Dayton SCORE Workshops

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Daywork 130

Type: Business (For Profit)

Location: Dayton, OH

EC Angels

Location: Dayton, OH

Entrepreneur Rising Academy

Type: Education

Location: Dayton, OH

Entrepreneurs Anonymous

Type: Meetup / Community

Entrepreneurs’ Shoppe

Type: Business (For Profit)

Location: Dayton, OH

ESP Program (The EC)

Location: Dayton, OH

FastLane (UDRI)

Type: Mentor (Group)

Location: Dayton, OH

Flyer Angels (UD)

Type: Investment / Fund / Venture

Location: Dayton, OH

Flyer Pitch

Type: Award / Competition

Location: Dayton, OH

Genuine Work

Location: Dayton, OH

Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses

Type: Education

Location: Dayton, OH

Kiva Dayton

Type: Loan

Location: Dayton, OH

Launch Dayton Mentor Network

Type: Mentor (Group)

Location: Dayton, OH

Launch Dayton Newsletter

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Launch Dayton Startup Week

Type: Event

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Launch Point (@Dayton Metro Library)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

LaunchPad

Type: Event

Location: Dayton , OH

Micro-Enterprise Business & Development Training (CAP)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Minority Business Partnership (DACC)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Ohio Gateway Tech Fund

Type: Investment / Fund / Venture

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Type: Government

Location: Dayton, OH

Rotunda Fund (The EC)

Location: Dayton, OH

SBDC Business Counseling (@The EC)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Site Seeker (DDP)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Soin Award for Innovation

Type: Award / Competition

Location: Dayton, OH

Spark Fairborn

Location: Fairborn , OH

Startup Fellowship Program (GWDI)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Startup Week Pitch Competition

Type: Award / Competition

Location: Dayton, OH

Supplier-Diversity Program (DACC MBP)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

The Collider Project (WBI)

Type: Meetup / Community

Location: Dayton, OH

The Hub

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Trep House

Type: Business (For Profit)

TVSF

Type: Government

UD Innovation Center

Type: College / University

Location: Dayton, OH

Urban Elevation Accelerator (GWDI)

Type: Education

Location: Dayton, OH

Workspace Dayton

Location: Dayton, OH

Wright Ventures

Type: Investment / Fund / Venture

Location: Fairborn, OH

Business Resources

Resource Quiz

We’re so excited that you’re here! We have built this interactive form to better understand where you are in your entrepreneur journey so that we can help you start or grow your business. Please answer the following questions as best you can, and we’ll share a tailored list of business resources that can help you move your venture forward.

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