By Tim Ryan

Portsmouth, VA – June 9, 2023 – The 2023 B-Force Portsmouth Summer Cohort, powered by Black BRAND, is now officially accepting applications! This is a fantastic opportunity for Portsmouth-based businesses looking to escalate their growth and amplify their impact.

The B-Force Portsmouth program is geared towards entrepreneurs eager to become ten times more fundable, thereby enhancing their capacity to hire employees, purchase new equipment, and scale their operations. The only qualifications for consideration are that applicants operate a Portsmouth-based business and generate less than $2M in annual revenue, with a burning desire to make more.

Black BRAND, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the Regional Black Chamber of Commerce for the Hampton Roads and Dan River Regions, stands for Business Research Analytics Networking and Development. Its mission is to promote group economics through professional development and community empowerment.

Interested businesses can apply via the following link.

Through its programs, Black BRAND works to create a new narrative for businesses and families, asserting that no one cares for our people like we do. Black BRAND’s vision is to help its members build scalable businesses that employ qualified staff and leverage tomorrow’s technology, to advance its partners’ missions by building valuable connections, and to anchor families and communities in strong values while competing on a global level.

For more information about Black BRAND or the B-Force Portsmouth Summer Cohort, please visit Black BRAND’s website. Together, we can rewrite the future of business together!