Mavs business assist

As part of Mavs Take ACTION!, the Dallas Mavericks developed Mavs Business Assist, which will empower 100 diverse entrepreneurs by giving them free access to the knowledge, tools, and support they need to succeed and grow their businesses.

What is Mavs Business Assist?

The Mavs Business Assist (MBA) program aims to help 100  minority  entrepreneurs with  an online community as well as quarterly workshops held by Dallas Mavericks executives and sponsors. The program will culminate in a pitch competition in front of a panel of VIP judges. In addition, all 100 entrepreneurs will be featured in content and storytelling initiatives about their year-long journey.

How Mavs Business Assist will work

In conjunction with various DFW Chamber of Commerce organizations,  minority-owned businesses in the DFW metroplex are invited to apply each application period for a chance of being selected. Applications are closed for the 2023-24 season; however, to be notified of when applications open for the 2024-25 season, click below.

AUGUST 14, 2023

MBA Application Open

AUGUST 25, 2023

MBA Application Close

SEPTEMBER 12, 2023

Entrepreneurs Selected Announced


MBA Session #1


MBA Session #2

January/February 2024

MBA Session #3

March/April 2024

MBA Session #4

May/June 2024

MBA Session #5

July 2024

MBA Final Pitch Competition

2023 Mavs Business Assist Finals

2023 Mavs Business Assist Finals

Congratulations to our Winners

23_Mavs Business Assist Winners

Congratulations to the inaugural Mavs Business Assist Finals competition winners Shelby Patrice with Budget University and Lan Pham with DPC Health.


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