Resources for Startups

We encourage you to use this interactive guide to find resources for your business and to actively participate in the programs the Launch Dayton community has to offer.

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Business Resources

Across the Launch Dayton community, we have tried to organize resources based on the type of entrepreneur they are designed for and the stage of business where the resource will be most useful. Hover over the stage, type and industry questions below to see brief descriptions of each category, then select those categories that best describe you and your business for a tailored list of resources to help you move your business forward.

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Accelerant

Type: Investment / Fund / Venture

AFRL Maker Hub

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

AFRL Small Business Hub

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Aileron

Type: Education

Location: Tipp City, OH

APEX

Location: Beavercreek, OH

Aviatra Accelerators — Dayton

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Covington, KY

Better Business Bureau Dayton/Miami Valley

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Business First

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Co-Op Dayton: Social Enterprise Incubator

Type: Meetup / Community

Location: Dayton, OH

Cohatch

Type: Meetup / Community

Converge Technologies

Type: Business (For Profit)

Location: Hilliard, OH

Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce: Minority Business Partnership

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Dayton Development Coalition (DDC)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Dayton Metro Library Business Librarian

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Dayton SCORE

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Daywork 130

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Downtown Dayton Partnership

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Downtown Dayton Retail Lab

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Early Risers Academy

Type: Education

Location: Dayton, OH

Entrepreneurs Anonymous

Type: Meetup / Community

Fastlane

Type: Mentor (Group)

Location: Dayton, OH

Flyer Angels

Type: Award / Competition

Location: Dayton, OH

Flyer Pitch

Type: Award / Competition

Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses

Type: Investment / Fund / Venture

Greater West Dayton Incubator

Type: Meetup / Community

i-Corps@Ohio

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

JobsOhio

Location: Columbus, OH

Kiva Dayton

Type: Loan

LaunchPad

Type: Event

Miami Valley Small Business Development Center

Type: Government

Location: Dayton, OH

Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC)

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Montgomery County Business Solutions Center

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Ohio Federal Research Network

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Beavercreek, OH

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Type: Government

Location: Columbus, OH

SBIR TAP

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Sinclair Community College

Type: College / University

Location: Dayton, OH

Small Business Administration

Type: Government

Location: Washington, DC

SOCHE

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

Location: Dayton, OH

Soin Award for Innovation

Type: Award / Competition

Location: Dayton, OH

Springfield Hustles

Type: Award / Competition

Startup Grind Dayton

Type: Meetup / Community

T3 Defense Accelerator

Location: Dayton, OH

Tech Warrior

Type: Event

Location: Fairborn, OH

The Entrepreneur’s Shoppe / Marketplace

Type: Investment / Fund / Venture

Location: Dayton, OH

TREP House

Type: Organization (Nonprofit)

UD Innovation Center

Type: College / University

Location: Dayton, OH

Wright Brothers Institute Collider Project

Type: Meetup / Community

Location: Dayton, OH

Wright Ventures

Type: Investment / Fund / Venture

Location: Fairborn, OH