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Entrepreneurship & Access Programs

DoorDash is committed to helping level the playing field for entrepreneurs and increasing opportunities for businesses owned by women, immigrants, and people of colour.

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Program Benefits

Entrepreneurship & Access - Benefits - Increased visibility

Increased visibility

Merchandising and marketing benefits from DoorDash, such as in-app promotion

Entrepreneurship & Access - Benefits - 1:1 support

1:1 support

Connections to free legal, marketing, and technical assistance through our partners

Entrepreneurship & Access - Benefits - Loan matching

Loan Matching

Loan matching at 0% interest rate and no fees in partnership with Kiva

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Supporting small businesses

Merchants enrolled in our Entrepreneurship & Access programs get connected to resources and benefits such as low-interest capital, technical assistance and education, and opportunities for increased visibility.

Access to education and funding

In 2021 we launched the Main Street Strong Accelerator to help local restaurants reimagine and grow their business through access to education and funding. Our accelerator curriculum is now available online for free.

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Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund

Through the Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund, DoorDash hopes to reduce the financial burden on small businesses following a natural disaster, helping keep their doors open for the long term.

Our Partners

Our Entrepreneurship & Access programs are powered in collaboration with a network of industry-leading partner organizations.

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Creates an inclusive financial system by connecting entrepreneurs to affordable capital, educational resources, coaching, and networks

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Expands financial access for underserved communities by crowdfunding loans for small businesses

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Provides small business owners with financial, marketing, and legal assistance to help them thrive

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Connects small business owners with funding, new customers, and a community of fellow business owners

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