Student Entrepreneur Program / Past Events

Accelerator Program!

13 Entrepreneurs were accepted into our new Winter Accelerator Program. See who they are!

EforAll Finalist Mickey Cockrell talk to be aired live on WBUR

EforAll Finalist Mickey Cockrell of Catie's Closet to speak at TedxBoston on October 2, 2014

On Thursday, October 2nd at 2:20pm, EforAll Accelerator Finalist Mickey Cockrell will be a speaker at TedxBoston. Her talk will be broadcasted live on WBUR 90.9.  Her talk entitled Fitting in to Stand Out will discuss the impact of her venture Catie’s Closet and how it has provided basic necessities and clothing to nearly 12,000 homeless school children around Massachusetts. Mickey [..]

2014 EforAll Makers Pitch Contest

2014 EforAll Makers Pitch Contest

2014 EforAll Makers Pitch Contest

2014 EforAll Summer Accelerator Awards


The EforAll Era Begins  

EforAll Name Change Featured in the Lowell Sun

EforAll Logo

  Dan O’Brien, the Business Editor for the Lowell Sun, recently sat down with our very own David Parker, and Sandbox Entrepreneurs Greg Page (Founder of the Merrimack Analysis Group) & Sam Antonaccio (Founder of Spiceventure) to talk about the EforAll name change, the impact the organization is having on Lowell and Lawrence, and plans for [..]

Crowdfunding Tips from Indiegogo & Kickstarter Experts

EforAll Crowdfunding Workshop

On August 6th, over 70 people attended the EforAll Crowdfunding Workshop in Lowell. This event featured experts who have run successful Indiegogo and Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns. They included: Julia Gavin, Board Member of the Arts League of Lowell (ALL) – Ran a successful Indiegogo Campaign that raised over $6,000. ALL fosters and celebrates creativity and artistic expression in Lowell and the surrounding areas [..]

New Hires to Scale Up the EforAll Mentor Programs!

Eduardo Crespo & Trish Fleming are the new Sandbox Mentor Managers

In February, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the MassTech Collaborative awarded EforAll a $150K grant to strengthen and scale up its mentor programs.Part of those funds have been used to hire two new part-time Mentor Managers: Eduardo Crespo Will design and develop a mentor program for the EforAll Spanish Language Program Will recruit successful bilingual entrepreneurs Brings over [..]

Head of SEO at TripAdvisor Gives Tips on Optimizing Your Website

Jon Mellen, Head of SEO at TripAdvisor, gives his advice on optimizing your website to EforAll Accelerator Finalists

  It was a star-studded week at EforAll. First, Jim Mill (Founder of Fire+Ice) connected with our EforAll Accelerator Finalists about his successes and failures (see post below for full recap). Then, Jon Mellen (Head of SEO at TripAdvisor) stopped by to do a session on the basics of Search Engine Optiimzation. Here were some of [..]

Fire+Ice Founder & CEO Connects with EforAll Finalists About His Successes & “Fckups”

Jim Miller, Founder & CEO of Fire + Ice, connects with EforAll Accelerator Finalists

On July 15, our Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) Finalists took part in a special session. Jim Miller, the Founder & CEO of Fire + Ice stopped by to share his experience as a serial entrepreneur. He called the session “Fckups – Success, Failure & How to Know the Difference.” Here are some tidbits from his [..]

EforAll Featured in Forbes

EforAll in Forbes

Today, Forbes featured a great article on how we are promoting Entrepreneurship For All! The article entitled “Finding the Next Zuckerberg in Lawrence,MA” talked about the impact Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) is having through its various program including the EforAll Entrepreneur Program & the EforAll Lanza Tu Idea Program. Click here to read the article!     

EforAll Finalists Map Their Businesses

EforAll Business Model Canvas

Last Thursday, our 2014 EforAll Summer Accelerator FInalists took part in a session about business model mapping. It was led by Steve Tello, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Entrepreneurship & Economic Development at UMass Lowell. Using the Business Model Canvas, they designed their business model by identifying key aspects such as partners, resources, revenue streams, and their [..]