NITRO! Bootcamp is helping Women and Minority entrepreneurs grow their companies


Cincinnati – Tech-focused non-profit organization Cintrifuse is doing their part to make sure women and minority entrepreneurs in the area have the technical know how to scale their businesses through their NITRO! Bootcamp. Armed with a $100k grant from J.P. Morgan Chase Cintrifuse will train as many as 25 women and minority entrepreneurs during a one-day session in February and follow up over six months to make sure the training is helping the business owners that participated in the program.

NITRO! will have training sessions related to accounting, billing and payments, communication and organization, project management, creative services, inventory and shipping and document cloud storage.

The program took root about a year ago when Cintrifuse began talking with local entrepreneurs and business leaders and realized how many entrepreneurs were unaware of the low-cost or free business technology that could help them, said Eric Weissmann, vice president for communications, community and economic inclusion at Cintrifuse.

To qualify, businesses must:

  • Be woman- or minority-owned and located in Greater Cincinnati

  • Have three or more employees

  • And have average annual sales of $100,000 up to $1 million over the last three years.

If you're running a business in the Cincinnati area and meet the qualifications, CLICK HERE TO APPLY

via WCPO Cincinnati