Last year, a group of entrepreneurs banded together to identify solutions for a complex problem: underrepresentation.
More than 99% of Ohio companies, about 950,000 of them, are small businesses. Together, they account for nearly half of the state’s workforce and create tens of thousands of new jobs each year — but the economic development groups that support them capture only a fraction of the playing field.
That’s what sparked the creation of Dayton Business Center. The digital ecosystem platform, developed jointly by LunarX Agency and QmeLocal, is designed to connect small business owners with local resource providers to empower multicultural business growth across Miami Valley.
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Story excerpt provided by the Dayton Business Journal.
Written by Jacob Fisher.
Originally published December 29, 2020.