Financial Support Available to Businesses Through Surge XBE Exchange

Posted on June 2, 2022

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Are you looking to grow your customer base and increase your contracts with large local buyers?

CenterState CEO is seeking minority, woman, veteran and/or disabled owned business, also known as an XBEs, in the fields of telecommunications, software development, cybersecurity, digital customer service, advanced manufacturing, digital communications, electrical contracting, business operations and other tech industries that are looking to grow their customer base.

If this sounds like your business, the Surge XBE Exchange, offers an opportunity to access services and financial support to prepare you for procurement opportunities with larger businesses or anchor institutions in the Syracuse area.

Five participants will be selected to receive short term technical assistance grants of up to $3,000. This program will put your products or services in front of some of the largest buyers in the region.

 Who should apply for this program?  

  • XBE business owners in the following categories: telecommunications, software development, digital customer service, advanced manufacturing, digital communications, electrical contracting, or business operations.
  • Do not need to be a certified DBE.
  • Businesses with 50 or fewer employees.
  • Annual revenue of at least $125,000

apply For The Surge XBE Exchange

Deadline to apply: Wednesday June 15, 2022 

The program is part of CenterState CEO’s work with the City of Syracuse, Onondaga County and private and public partners on programs supporting workforce development and business growth in the emerging tech economy through Syracuse Surge.

The Surge XBE Exchange is funded, in part, by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.

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