The Lowell & Lawrence Summer 2015 Business Accelerator helped 15 young companies turn their ideas and passion into viable businesses. Many industries were represented, including art, community, food, events and networking.
In the latest EforAll Quarterly Check In, entrepreneurs from the Summer accelerators shared their continued progress. Studio 26, a venture that provides “architectural services to building owners and tenants,” won top prize.
Here are the winners. Click the links to learn more about each of these exciting ventures!
Home-based business that creates over 30 delicious baked desserts from scratch with local farm ingredients.
Creating realistic video games based on current events, that evoke positive influence and actions, rather than violence that can be seen on an average video game.
Explosition of flavor into your mouth! Sweet and savory appettizers for every occasion.
BudEase makes it easier to make new friends by using a mobile app that helps students find buddies at their college that share a similar interest as them.
Fun Face Express is a mobile business that provides memorable experiences with high quality face painting and complementary event services.
GEM Decorations is an event planning and decorating business.
Get Girls Going works to maximize the success of teen girls by empowering them through mentorship, education and wellness.
Givewave Studios is a design company specializing in custom props, costumes, Home Décor, fashion Accessories and Digital Media.
A jacket scarf that provides a fashionable alternative to buying a new outfit for every occasion as it converts into 9 styles.
Option Trade Tracker saves active stock and options traders countless hours each week managing their positions.
Rescues and recycles flowers – arranging them into individual bouquets that are delivered at no charge to people in assisted living living facilities, shelters, verterans hospitals and other places where the mental health of the individuals is at risk.
Spiral Arts strives to connect community-based businesses and organizations with local artists working across diverse mediums to produce cost effective communication services that amplify mission & vision.
Studio 26 is an early-stage venture that provides architectural services to building owners and tenants in assessing space requirements and providing functional, attractive and cost-effective spaces.
THRIVE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower reentry residents (people who have been incarcerated) to overcome adversity, own their future, and thrive in community.
Social network platform that creates scholarships for students – primarily inner city students.