The East Lake program runs annually from January through April.
$10,000 in seed grants are distributed among the top business ventures.
East Lake Program At-A-Glance
Combined Annual Revenue
Jobs Created or Retained
Peer-Selected to Receive Capital
Visit our Entrepreneur Page to learn about the Start:ME alums from East Lake & Kirkwood
Where is the program?
We work with business owners who live in, work in, and/or provide valuable products or services to the
East Lake & Kirkwood neighborhoods.
Meet the East Lake Team
Start:ME is powered by partnerships that bring a business school, community organizations, engaged citizens, and sponsors together. These partnerships are at the heart of what makes the program successful.