Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) selected 36 Black and Hispanic/Latino entrepreneurs for the 2024 EY Entrepreneurs Access Network (EAN).
The 2024 cohort included 36 individuals across 29 businesses who lead companies spanning technology, healthcare, retail, finance and more.
EAN is a 12-month business accelerator program for Black and Hispanic/Latino CEOs and founders. Participants access assessments, one-on-one coaching, a customized curriculum designed for entrepreneurs, online tools and access to an established entrepreneur ecosystem that helps them to accelerate their businesses. Business leaders are selected based on their leadership skills and business acumen as well as their company’s culture, level of innovation and potential for scalability.
From developing products to help make parenting easier, to simplifying energy efficiency opportunities for under-represented communities, to technology consulting, the 2024 cohort members are addressing a wide range of challenges and needs.
Key focus areas for 2024 included scaling, capital raising and digital/AI transformation. The program leverages EY US’s experience working with diverse entrepreneurs to understand their opportunities and challenges and how to address them.
For more information about the program, please visit ey.com/EAN. You can learn more about this year’s cohort members by visiting ean-directory.ey.com and searching by cohort year as well as industry and geography.