Latino Entrepreneur Access Program

Growth-Stage Accelerator
For Latino & BIPOC Business Leaders

LEAP addresses all key components of growth and scale by providing LEAP entrepreneurs access to all three critical resources: technical, social, and financial capital.

Growth-Stage Accelerator For Latino & BIPOC Business Leaders

LEAP Entrepreneurs

LEAP Entrepreneurs
LEAP Entrepreneurs

Program Overview

  • 1-year program
  • 6-Part Interactive Speaker Series led by industry-leading business experts on horizontal business topics such as preparing capital investments, recruiting and retaining top talent, and increasing sales and market reach
  • Individually selected and assigned paid advisory board members for one year

Program Outcomes

  • Sustained profitable revenue growth
  • Workforce expansion
  • Access to new capital from public and private financing sources

Eligibility Requirements

Latino and BIPOC founders and business owners must:

  • Be a CEO, president, or business owner
  • Identify as Latino or BIPOC
  • Have a minimum of two employees or independent contractors working for the company
  • Be headquartered in the U.S.
  • Generate a minimum of $100,000 in annual revenue
Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Building an Extraordinary Advisory Board with Diverse Expertise for Latino & BIPOC Entrepreneurs

The LEAP Advisory Board is composed of CEOs, senior executives, and industry experts with substantial expertise in sales and marketing, operations, fundraising, and finance.

Advisory board members share a commitment to teach, mentor, and coach LEAP entrepreneurs who are primed for future success. They work alongside other industry, business, and financial leaders while working directly with tomorrow’s success stories. Their expanded network and board experience serves as a springboard for larger nonprofit and for-profit boards.

Advisory board members are compensated for their participation in quarterly board meetings and mentorship sessions.

Contact Michelle Martinez-Cardon with any questions.

Our Partners

The LLI mission and impact would not be possible without the generous and continued support of our partners.

BELLCO Credit Union
Gates Family Foundation
Kenneth King Foundation
Molson Coors Beverage Company
US Bank
WK Kellogg Foundation
Xcel Energy Foundation