Multicultural Small Business Labs

Partnership with the National Disability Institute

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Program Highlights

M&T Bank’s Multicultural Small Business Lab is an intensive weeks long program designed to help to empower, develop and scale racially and ethnically diverse small businesses. It aims to promote business and financial inclusion through empowerment, providing diverse owners the much-needed access to information, tools, resources, and connections they need to grow and thrive. The lab’s mission is to present an opportunity for multicultural businesses to increase their visibility, accelerate their business and achieve success. 

Creating a Business Plan

Learn what it takes to create an effective business plan through discussion on setting goals, knowing your industry, what finances you have in place, and much more!

All About Credit

Do you need to understand more about credit and how it can affect your business? With M&T small business multicultural lab, we will dive into the importance of credit, accessing capital and how you package your credit application.

Marketing & Branding

Learn how to make your business stand-out among the competition through an in-depth discussion on branding and marketing so you can be prepared to get the word out on your diverse business. 

Pitch Tips

You have everything that you need to scale and grow your business, but your business needs funding. As part of the series, we will provide you tips and tricks when presenting to potential investors. Learn how to present with ease and how to make your business plan shine.

Participating Cities

Interested in participating in one of our upcoming Multicultural Small Business Labs? Check out the details in your area. Your area not shown? Keep checking back. We will continue to add more locations.