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Meet the Entrepreneurs

The City Startup Labs ~ Entrepreneurs Academy conducts a 15-week boot camp where young adult African American men learn how to research, plan, launch and operate their own ventures. CSL completed a pilot where 19 students out 24 finished the program. 16 pitched 13 new businesses. 5 moved on to incubation.

Find out more about this inaugural class of startups...

From the Journal

Our Process

City Startup Labs student/entrepreneurs sequence through 4 progressive modules; where they address their own conditioning, entrepreneurial mindset, critical-thinking, team-building, business fundamentals, the planning and crafting an actionable business plan. From there several are selected for incubation. The modules are:

Cultivation

Who they are & why?

Preparation

What will it take?

Education

How will they get it done?

Demonstration

Getting it done!

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OUR FUNDERS & PARTNERS