A business accelerator program for minority business owners in Medina, Portage and Summit counties.
The Partnership for the Minority Business Accelerator (PMBA) combines the best resources and expertise of the Akron Urban League, Akron SCORE--Counselors to America’s Small Business and Kent State University. The partners offer a business accelerator program that provides intensive support to African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Indian, Native-American, veteran and women business owners doing business in Medina, Portage and Summit counties.
PMBA staff identify and address each business owner’s specific needs and goals through evaluations, counseling, mentoring and workshops. To facilitate each client’s individual action plan, we provide a customized collection of services, such as business development strategies, management assistance, business education/training and assistance in securing business loans.