Tulsa Business Incubators and Accelerators

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If your business needs help getting started, there’s no better place to go than Tulsa’s business incubators and accelerators. Incubators and accelerators can provide office space, mentors, funding, capital, and tax relief to help get your business off the ground. Tulsa programs to support tech startups, restaurants, micromanufacturing, and many other sectors. Programming at these sites can range from classes on how to raise money, be culturally competent, and connect with other local businesses.

 

  • MORTAR Tulsa
  • Hispanic Entrepreneurship Academy
  • ACT Tulsa
  • Kitchen 66 + Cocina 66
  • The Forge
  • NEST Collective
  • The Mine
MORTAR Tulsa
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MORTAR Tulsa

PartnerTulsa has partnered with MORTAR Tulsa to offer a cohort-driven accelerator program with culturally competent curriculum and materials. The fifteen-week course offers opportunities for entrepreneurs to develop their business strategy, learn from experts, pitch their idea to potential investors, and be ready to launch their business.

Hispanic Entrepreneurship Academy
Hispanic Entrepreneurship Academy in Tulsa, OK
Hispanic Entrepreneurship Academy

UMA Tulsa, in partnership with Tulsa Tech and 36 Degrees North, is launching a 10-week cohort-based entrepreneurship program powered by the CO.STARTERS curriculum facilitated in Spanish and English. The program, called the Hispanic Entrepreneurship Academy, equips entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into action.

ACT Tulsa
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ACT Tulsa

A partnership between i2E and ACT House, ACT Tulsa is a 6-month cohort driven accelerator program aimed at supporting black and brown startup founders located in Tulsa. The first 3 months are focused on implementation and acceleration while the last 3 months are focused on incubation and growth. Selected founders outline the top technical challenges facing their startup and are paired with relevant mentors to help solve those challenges. ACT Tulsa currently plans to run two cohorts each year with a highly competitive application.

Kitchen 66 + Cocina 66
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Kitchen 66 is a food incubator focused on providing commercial space, business training, as well as sales and distribution channels. By applying for membership, small businesses can access 2,800 sq ft of kitchen spaces 24/7. They also offer a 12 week Launch Program that focuses on food branding and networking as well as sales opportunities. UMA Tulsa has also partnered with Kitchen 66’s to offer a Spanish language version of their Launch Program called Cocina 66.

The Forge
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The Forge offers entrepreneurs the chance to take part in a curriculum based incubator. Those who are accepted into the program will be given the chance to receive mentors from a variety of disciplines throughout Tulsa while learning how to scale and set business goals.

NEST Collective
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NEST Collective is an entrepreneurship program that focuses on People of Color businesses by providing training for marketing, financial literacy, mentorships, and strategic planning. Applicants will take part in a 9 week program and upon completion become a member of the Black Wall Street Chamber of Commerce.

The Mine
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The Mine offers a 9 month long fellowship where fellows are given $10,000 to benchmark best practices and solutions to problems facing Oklahoma by working with community leaders, nonprofits, and social entrepreneurs. They also offer business development seminars and classes.

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Contact Us

Wyatt Donnelly-Landolt
Director, Small Business and Entrepreneurship wyatt@partnertulsa.org