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Accelerator and Incubator

Introducing "AYO Innovations": Fueling Success for Black and Minority Entrepreneurs in the Heart of NYC.

Get ready for a groundbreaking opportunity that's set to redefine the entrepreneurial landscape. "AYO Innovations" is poised to emerge as a dynamic business incubator and accelerator, specifically designed to empower and elevate Black and minority entrepreneurs. Located in the iconic Brooklyn Navy Yard, AYO Innovations is gearing up for its grand opening in 2024.

In the bustling heart of New York City, AYO Innovations is more than just a space; it's a vibrant ecosystem dedicated to nurturing and accelerating the dreams of underrepresented entrepreneurs. Our mission is simple yet powerful: to provide the tools, resources, and support needed to turn innovative ideas into thriving businesses. AYO Innovations is looking for the committed soul rather than the interested mind. The Intensive is focused on developing the leader's skills and mindset, while also developing key relationships necessary to take the business to the next level.

Here's what sets AYO Innovations apart:

Inclusivity First

AYO Innovations is committed to creating an environment where diversity thrives. We believe that a multitude of perspectives fuels creativity and innovation, and we're here to champion inclusivity every step of the way.

Tailored Support

Our programs are meticulously curated to meet the unique needs of Black and minority entrepreneurs. From mentorship to access to capital, we provide the essential building blocks for success.

Holistic Resources

We provide comprehensive support, including workspace, mentorship, workshops, access to funding opportunities, and a thriving community that shares your passion for innovation.

Pathway to Growth

AYO Innovations speaks to all businesses committed to scaling. It's about nurturing them to scale and succeed in the global marketplace. Whether your firm just started or you’re a 10-year veteran, we're here to help you navigate every stage of your entrepreneurial journey.
As we gear up for our Inaugural Cohort 2024, AYO Innovations invites you to be part of a transformative experience. Whether navigating the growth of your company, with a need for insights into building a sales force and distribution channels, or embarking on a solo entrepreneurial journey, seeking guidance on initial hires or your inaugural product launch, AYO Innovations is your launch pad to success, catering to firms across the spectrum of their scaling journey.

Prime Location

Situated in the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard, AYO Innovations offers a prime location for collaboration, networking, and inspiration. You'll be in the heart of one of the world's most entrepreneurial cities.

Join us at AYO Innovations, your future starts here!

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