You are the soul of your local community, and you drive the global economy. You create opportunities for your family and jobs for those who need them.
Impact5X has a singular focus: to give you the structure, support, and access that you deserve so that you can accomplish your goals and live your dreams.
You are invited to apply for a spot in Impact5x – worth over $10,000 USD each!
Impact5X Is For You If:
→ you are COMMITTED to growth and serious about taking yourself and your business to the next level.
→ your business has been in operation for at least 2 YEARS.
→ you have EXISTING REVENUE.
→ your business is your full-time career and
→ you are part of a MARGINALIZED
Impact5X = SLAP™ + Access
Building a small business is hard for everyone but there are additional challenges that you face when you come from a marginalized community. We have designed Impact5X with the goal of giving you the strategy, structure and support that comes with having a SLAP PLUS creating solutions that will create access to help you get access to capital, grow your online presence, build your global network and get connections to the right people so that you can hit your goals.
With a value of over $10,000 USD per small business, the Impact5X Program will give you everything you need to succeed. Thanks to funding from JPMorgan Chase, GoDaddy, Silver Lining and our Impact Champions you get all of this support at a pay-what-you-can rate.
Impact5X is a 3M initiative with support and funding from:
The Impact5X Leaders
The Impact5X Cohort Leaders have been chosen because they are incredible business owners and leaders who work with and represent business owners from marginalized communities. Their voices and leadership will shape the overall Impact5X program and strategy and they will provide additional leadership and custom program elements to the cohort that they lead. Not only do you get all of the structure and support of the core Impact5X Program but you will also gain so many additional resources from the Impact5X leader whose cohort you join!
Bringing together business owners who represent global diversity in age, race, religion, location, gender association, and physical ability.
Driving business and creative momentum for entrepreneurs in majority Black communities.
Increasing the connection, skills, and global profile of 10 female business owners in the manufacturing industry in Africa.
Creating support and opportunity for Latin American business owners throughout South America.
Increasing success and investor readiness for refugee-led and refugee-supporting small businesses globally.
Building the business capacity, brands, and exposure for values-based small businesses focused on sustainability and forward-thinking company.
Celebrating and supporting Palestinian women and youth small businesses owners.
Addressing the unique challenges faced by Asian business owners throughout Southeast Asia.
Raising The Volume On Voices That Matter™ by giving diverse and emerging authors business support.
Creating opportunities and access for small business owners with different abilities.
Connecting 25 female black business owners who represent cities and experiences from around the world.
Apply For A Spot
This program has been built for you. It aims to give you almost everything that you need to succeed. The only thing it does not include is YOU. Like everything in life, it only works if you are engaged, committed and take full advantage of all that it has to offer. The next move is yours. Apply for a spot, pass the interview, get on-boarded and spend the next year seriously growing your business. We are ready for you!
If you would like to learn more about the SLAP™ Program, watch this 12-minute overview video.