By Stephanie Guerilus
DoorDash is partnering with Accion Opportunity Fund to launch an investment fund to help small Black and minority restaurant entrepreneurs that have struggled due to the pandemic.
DoorDash, the food delivery app, and Accion, the nation’s leading nonprofit small business leader, announced on Tuesday the creation of Main Street Strong Accelerator Program. The initiative will provide financial assistance and resources for “100 women-owned, immigrant-owned, and BIPOC-owned restaurateurs.”
The entrepreneurs must have been opened for more than two years and have 50 employees across locations. It is primarily for those who are immigrants and those of color whose businesses have been hit