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Start Something Big™

Really big. Incredibly big. An initiative of the Dayton Development Coalition, AccelerantTM is here to add fuel to your entrepreneurial fire; to help you secure the resources you need to unleash your full potential.

The Dayton Region is a hotbed of innovation and opportunity, and we can put you in the middle of it all.

We’re the advocate you’ve been searching for. We’ll connect you with the right people and programs to get your ideas off the ground and we’ll fight for your chance to blaze your own trail. It’s time to ditch the “if only” mindset. Let’s roll up our sleeves and get after it. Let’s start something big!

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