MBX: Multicultural Business Xcellerator

Accelerators | MBX: Multicultural Business Xcellerator

MBX, the Multicultural Business Xcellerator, is a pioneering accelerator dedicated to fostering inclusive innovation in Arkansas and the Heartland. As the region’s first startup accelerator tailored specifically for founders of color, MBX provides a unique platform for underrepresented entrepreneurs. Supported by the Walton Family Foundation and Winrock International, MBX offers a 16-week program featuring tailored support, mentorship, and access to capital.

The accelerator focuses on scalable ventures led by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, emphasizing market readiness, economic impact, and commitment to diversity. Beyond the accelerator, MBX envisions a Center for Inclusive Innovation, nurturing a sustainable ecosystem for underrepresented entrepreneurs in the long term. Join MBX in shaping a more diverse, inclusive, and prosperous future.


Agnostic, Agriculture, Augmented/Virtual Reality, Biotechnology, Cleantech, Data/Analytics, eCommerce, Environmental, FinTech, Food/Beverage, Healthcare, IoT, Life Sciences, Robotics, SaaS, Social Impact, Transportation/Logistics


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240 S Main Street, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712