Get your business growing with the Coalition to Back Black Businesses
Bring your business online with a free 120-day trial of Shopify and tailored education programs to fast-track your launch.
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Doing more to level the playing field.
120 days free, not 14.
Commerce should have more independent voices, not fewer. Take the steps to start the business you always dreamed of with a 120-day free trial of Shopify.
Resources when you need them.
Simplify your launch with custom educational programming, tools, and resources from logo generators, to blog posts with expert tips.
Support at every step.
From start up to scale up, develop your business with exclusive courses, virtual workshops, and one-on-one coaching from Operation HOPE.
Exclusive peer-to-peer community
It takes a community to build a business. Get exclusive access to the Shopify Build Black Community to connect with other Black entrepreneurs using Shopify for their business.
Shopify makes the transition online easy
The easiest way to design an online store
Explore our range of free and paid themes to find the right look and feel for your store.
Get a detailed view of your business to better understand sales, orders, and marketing.
Sell digital gift cards
Give customers a way to support you now, while freeing up cash flow, by offering gift cards.
The checkout the world trusts
With over 1.8 billion orders processed, Shopify is optimized for speed, safety, and customer experience.
Go from setup to selling in one click
With Shopify Payments you’re automatically set up to accept all major payment methods as soon as you create your Shopify store.
Safe and secure
Shopify is level-1 PCI compliant, so you don’t need to worry about your customers’ credit card data.
"You can literally create your business and start making money."Adriane Mack, Co-Owner of BoujFleaMarket & 1MBB Participant
Keep your business open, even if your doors are closed
Setting up your Shopify store can help you stay connected with your customers by giving them a place to shop from you online. This can help you continue to sell inventory while maintaining cash flow, even if your storefront is closed.
We’re here to help you get started
Exclusive ecommerce bootcamp
Take your business online with the Shopify's exclusive Ecommerce bootcamp with courses, study guides, and tips to help you launch and grow.
Join the Build Black Community
Once you’re all signed up, apply to join the Shopify Build Black community and connect with business owners like you.
Get training and mentorship
No matter what stage you’re at in your journey, Operation HOPE has the resources, training, and guidance to help you succeed.