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Jacobs Center's Business Accelerator Program Partners with Union Bank to Celebrate Sixth Cohort with Virtual Pitch Competition

Local food, wellness and tech startups vie for three business grants

San Diego, August 15, 2022 /PR Newswire/ — Dedicated to low- to middle-income entrepreneurs, the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation’s Business Accelerator Program will: San Diego Communities participating in Part 6th Union Bank Startup Pitch Competition.

strategic partnership between city ​​of san diegoCONNECT w/ San Diego Venture Group, and business accelerator Jacobs Center May 2019 And since then it has jump-started 62 local companiesThe free 4-month structured program is specifically targeted at San DiegoBase early stage startups ready for sustainable growth.

Current cohort businesses include: Aphase, Buenpaso Media, DDHW Consulting & Business Services, Detail Smart, Educational Vision Technologies, God’s Gift Extensions, Leggi, My Vibrant Notary, NG Apothecary, People Onward, RoomChazer, Savorite, When underground supermarketFor more information on each business and founder, please visit

The culmination of the program is a virtual pitch competition on the Jacobs Center’s YouTube channel that includes a five-minute pitch from each business. get 1st place $7,500. 2nd place will be awarded $5,000. Take home 3rd place $2,500. $15,000 Prizes offered by Union Bank enable winners to strengthen, grow and sustain their business models.

Viewers can like their favorite videos from the Audience Choice Awards and participate in pitch contests August 22-29View the pitch:

To learn more about how the Jacobs Center supports economic development Southeast San Diego For more information, visit Contact us for sponsorship and program support opportunities. Serena Castillo Hudgins and [email protected].

About the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovations Business Accelerator Program

The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation (Jacobs Center) is the region’s first low-to-middle-income, diversity-focused business accelerator program, giving you everything you need to succeed. We guide startups who want to grow rapidly with the support ofpartnership between city ​​of san diego, CONNECT with San Diego Venture Group, and The Jacobs Center, the program provides participants with mentors, weekly workshops, and guidance on how to grow their business. The Jacobs Center also offers a complimentary Business Resource Center. Here, entrepreneurs can connect and learn about local services and support programs to move their ideas and businesses forward.

Business Accelerator (aka CONNECT ALL @ the Jacobs Center) city ​​of san diegoCONNECT w/ San Diego Venture Group and Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation through 2022.This program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development city ​​of san diegodonations from individuals, corporations, government and foundation partners, as well as;

To learn more or participate, visit LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, twitter.

Media contact: Serena Castillo HudginsJacobs Neighborhood Innovation Center
[email protected]619-957-8780

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