Business ownership as a pathway for upward mobility.

MOBI offers specialized support to help entrepreneurs launch small businesses and unleash business growth.

The Minority-Owned Business Incubator (MOBI) provides comprehensive support for emerging and growing minority-owned businesses through expert-driven education, coaching, and business-building services. Facilitated by industry experts in strategy, finances, legal, marketing, and more – MOBI helps close gaps in business fundamentals to achieve operational excellence and pursue entrepreneurial opportunities. Join a connected cohort of peers to learn and grow together. Participants will set goals to apply what they’ve learned and graduate from MOBI with a plan in place, plus the resources to achieve it.

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The Vanguard Erie

The Vanguard Erie by Erie’s Black Wall Street, in partnership with Bridgeway Capital’s Minority-Owned Business Incubator (MOBI), is a 10-month program that aims to empower aspiring and existing minority business owners in Erie County with comprehensive support, education, mentorship, and funding opportunities to help them launch and grow successful businesses. By merging the tailored approach of The Vanguard Erie with the robust resources of Bridgeway Capital’s Minority-Owned Business Incubator (MOBI), this program builds a community of support around entrepreneurs while enriching the regional economic landscape.