FACILITATING MINORITY BUSINESSES SUSTAINABILITY
The NOIR COLLECTIVE
The Noir Collective is on a mission to Increase the lifespan and earning potential of minority owned service firms by providing tools, revenue models and partnerships that allow these businesses to establish additional revenue streams via collective partnerships, targeted strategic consulting, collective visibility and pooled resources essentially creating an ecosystem for growth.Our initiatives and activities are designed to catalyze true transformation.
BUILDING COLLECTIVE PARTNERSHIPS
Advance. Elevate. Innovate.
We are on a mission to close the equity gap by providing a collective platform championing visibility and sourcing for minority service based businesses with collective bargaining and technical consulting resources that allow these service providers to withstand the traditional pain points that limit minority service providers from scaling and creating sustainable growth. Learn how you can Get Involved
Our targeted approach to capacity building starts with side by side consulting with our member businesses followed by targeted partner matching with larger community organizations and complimentary member businesses. Essentially helping members build capacity by working with each other and through simplified and transparent acquisition processes with our Collective Partner Companies.
Pricing & Deliverables Offerings
Accounting, financing, and cash flow management
Establishing Key Performance Indicators
Scale & Sustain
Creating a dynamic Ecosystem of opportunities & Capital Partners for sustainability
Strategic Partner organizations interested in promoting procurement opportunities for small business and creating equity initiatives are welcomed to work with the collective to establish a relationship with member businesses by becoming a "Collective Partner". Our Collective Partners are strongly recommended to participate in our Small Business Sourcing Pledge on a yearly basis. This pledge provides 3 hours of facilitation to key stakeholders within purchasing and procurement allowing them to rethink procedures, thresholds, micro-purchasing and establishing upfront and transparent guidelines for purchasing which allow both parties to maintain an effective partnership.
"I am now confident in creating new revenue streams that will allow me to hire and position myself to work on the business instead of just focusing on the daily grind."
Adrienne Onley, Touch of Heaven Floral Shoppe
Our Clients Say
Inspire. Visibility. Equity.
Our approach focuses on side by side consulting geared towards pairing businesses with larger organizations to participate in social impact bonds and impact matchmaking. To do so, we identified the areas where capacity building was needed through training, consulting, measurement and design development. We then assist micro businesses on how to creating RFP's and proposals to better position thier offerings to partner firms.
of all minority owned businesses in Ohio are sole-proprietors.
years, is the average lifespan of a minority business compared to the 5 year lifespan of non-minority owned firms.
The number of Ohio Based Minority owned businesses with over $500,000 in revenue
there are no business incubators or
accelerators in the region that cater to the growing pains of service based businesses.
of all minority businesses in the state of Ohio are service based businesses.
of key business leaders believe that capacity building is essential to their long-term sustainability.
We have a passion for helping service businesses to find their voice and thread their path, below is just an example of areas that we focus on.
Tailors & dress Makers
Repair & Handyman