The Answer to BIPOC Business Growth

KNOWNpreneurs growth lab logo

WHAT is KNOWNpreneurS Inc.

KNOWNPRENEURS Inc is a non-profit organization based in New Haven, CT that supports underrepresented minority small businesses growth and sustainability by providing:

1 Business networking and showcasing events, called the BIPOC Business Hub.

2 Technical assistance, through workshops, webinars, mentorships and cohort programs,called The Growth Lab.

3 Access to capital resources through our financial partnerships.

4 Connecting small businesses to the Connecticut’s ecosystems of entrepreneur support organizations

Are you grant ready Ad 2 (1)

Juan Salas-Romer Featured on Connection Corner

Juan Salas-Romer, Founder and Executive Director of KNOWN, joins Barb Nangle, host of Connection Corner, to speak about the KNOWNpreneurs Growth Lab.

benefits of being a KNOWNpreneur

Join the KNOWNpreneurs Growth Lab Community to:

  • Accelerate business growth
  • Mitigate risk of failure
  • Improve cashflow stabilization
  • Network with fellow entrepreneurs
  • Raise capital and/or debt
  • Gain access to the marketplace
  • Communicate with capital & debt providers
  • Meet influential industry experts
KNOWNpreneurs working at KNOWN

Work from KNOWN

All KNOWNpreneurs enjoy:

  • free access to KNOWN Coworking space during the duration of the program,
  • workstations and amenities,
  • access to all events,
  • and networking opportunities during weekly Networking @KNOWN events

Additionally, those who complete the program will receive:

  • A plaque or frame with the name of the participant,
  • The participant’s company and headshot will be displayed on the KNOWNpreneur wall
  • A year membership to KNOWN
  • A $10,000 line of credit from CEDF
  • A one year membership from the Greater New Haven Chamber

Partners & Supporters

This free training & mentorship program is made possible by the support of the following partners and supporters.

Connecticut PTAC Serving Connecticut Businesses
Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council
Innovative Consulting and Solutions FINA.png
Peralta Designs Logo
Screen Shot 2020-08-12 at 9.12.34 AM
State Farm Logo
Phoenix Professional Services Logo