Comcast RISE announces expansion in grants to women-owned businesses – Press and Guide

Comcast Corporation recently announced a major expansion of Comcast RISE to all women-owned businesses across the country, fueling its efforts to advance digital equity and help provide underrepresented small business owners access to the digital tools and financing that they need to prosper.

In its first year alone, Comcast RISE has provided more than $ 60 million in grants, marketing and technology services to more than 6,700 small businesses owned by people of color, including African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics and Asian Americans. Of the 6,700 Comcast RISE recipients to date, nearly 70% have been women-owned businesses of color, prompting Comcast to delve into the unique challenges faced by women entrepreneurs.

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