Ascend Atlanta


Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase, Ascend Atlanta is a small business support ecosystem for minority and women-owned companies. In partnership with Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE), Village Micro Fund, and Atlanta Wealth Building Initiative, our mission is to rebuild, restore, and rethink the path to business success for Entrepreneurs of Color.

The program provides management education, access to capital, access to markets, and community building through alumni circles with local experts. Since our launch in 2017, we have impacted over 112 small businesses, created and sustained 282 jobs, achieved $12,930,260 revenue increase, and over $4.5M capital raised.