Oakland's Emerging 100 is collaborative initiative to prepare, launch and grow 100+ young entrepreneurs each year. We are creating a pathway to business ownership for underrepresented entrepreneurs in Oakland.

Our entrepreneurs, ages 18 to 29, come to us with a variety of business ideas - from food businesses to clothing & apparel to a wide range of service businesses such as auto body repair, massage, tutoring, consulting, college admissions, styling, and more. We help you build your business idea using modern methodologies and easy-to-use technology, so that you can start making money to sustain your business and your passion. 

Our extensive group of committed partners ensures that you get the right information & resources, from the right people, at the right time!