Thank you for your interest in the upcoming EforAll Business Accelerator!

Business Accelerator

The Accelerator is a free, one-year program offered twice a year in EforAll communities. It provides immersive business training, mentorship and access to an extended professional network. Anyone with a dream to start or grow a business is encouraged to apply.

Class Information

Classes are held on Tuesdays from 6-9pm and Thursdays from 11am-1pm in Holyoke.

Key Accelerator Dates

  • Application Deadline: Friday October 18, 2019 by 12pm (noon)
  • Semi-Finalists Announced:  Wednesday October 23, 2019 (by end of day)
  • Semi-Finalist Interviews (must attend 30 minute in-person interview): Monday October 28th, Tuesday October 29th and Wednesday October 30th between 10am and 4pm
  • Finalists Announced: Friday November 8th at 12pm
  • Entrepreneur Orientation: Tuesday November 12th at 5:30pm
  • Mentor Orientation (choose only one): Wednesday November 13th and Thursday November 14th
  • Mentor Matching: Tuesday November 19th and Wednesday November 20th from 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Intensive Business Training and Weekly Mentor Meetings: December 3, 2019 – February 22, 2020
  • Final Presentations: March 3 & 4th, 2020 from 5:30 – 8:30pm
  • Quarterly Check-ins and Monthly Mentor Meetings: March 2020-November 2020
  • Showcase and Celebration: TBD

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Tessa Murphy-Romboletti

Executive Director

Jayne Melendez

Program Manager