BOMESI 
Accelerator

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Join this first-of-it's-kind initiative to support diverse-owned digital publishers that are driving lasting social change.

Cohort 3 Launching in April!
The BOMESI Accelerator powered by GM is on a mission to increase the number of Diverse and Black-owned media companies that are well-positioned to do business sustainably with the nation’s top advertisers.

We focus on infrastructure, ecosystem building, and audience development to increase deal flow and total investment to a greater number of Diverse and Black-owned media platforms, amplifying their voices  to help build a more equitable future.

Take your digital media platform to the next level.

Launching this Spring  
Cohort 3

We’re supporting the next generation of diverse-owned digital publishers, all working to make a difference and scale their impact, and we’re constantly looking for rising stars in the publishing industry who are ready to take their business to the next level.

What to expect

Over 12 weeks, selected publishers will receive funding, working sessions with experts, hands-on mentorship, and the opportunity to be part of the most vibrant, fastest-growing community of diverse publishers and digital media leaders.

Funding

$25,000 in non-
dilutive funding to help you scale.

Tech Coaching

Platform guidance from tech experts.

Events

Workshops with subject matter experts.

Upfronts

Pitch your platform to major advertisers and industry leaders.

Exposure

Connections to launch your business forward.

Mentorship

1:1 mentorship & professional guidance.

Investing in
diverse founders

Publishers

Our next cohort will launch in the spring of 2024, with applications opening in early February. Please sign up for our newsletter, and come back for updates as these dates approach.

Subject Matter Experts

Submissions are open for experts, advocates, and change agents to join the cohort as a mentor, panelist, or workshop leader.

Partners

We’re looking for partners to advise on program design, connect us to industry groups, recommend high potential publishers, host events, or promote the application to your network. If you see a potential for collaboration, we'd love to discuss.