Cape Cod

Since July 2018, EforAll Cape Cod has served aspiring business owners from all 15 towns of Barnstable County and beyond.  We help ambitious Cape Codders turn their dreams into businesses regardless of experience, education, background, or zip code. Our program helps local entrepreneurs gain basic business knowledge and specialized instruction to help navigate the Cape’s unique seasonal economy. EforAll Cape Cod supports the launch of 30 local businesses each year.

Our Programs

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.

Pitch Contests

Fast-paced, fun community events that enable early-stage entrepreneurs to gain valuable exposure and feedback on a business idea at no cost. Great opportunity to network and validate business idea with potential to win a cash prize from EforAll.

Cape Cod Entrepreneurs

Upcoming Events

Check back soon for more events!

News and Local Stories

Cape Cod Mentor Spotlight

Jay Pateakos – EforAll Cape Cod

What is your favorite part about being a mentor? 

The best part is seeing the before and after, seeing how green the entrepreneurs sometimes are at the beginning and how they propel to stardom towards the end of the program

Read More

Local Volunteer Opportunities

Our Cape community engages over 200 volunteers each year to help support entrepreneurs who participate in our Business Accelerators and Pitch Contests. There are several volunteer options so you can apply for the one that best fits your interests and availability.

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If you want to help support our entrepreneurs in the Cape Cod area, please consider making an online donation today.  Your contribution is greatly appreciated.

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Christin Marshall

Executive Director

Jennifer Christian

Program Manager

Local Partners

Leadership Advisory Council

  • Donna Desmond –  Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Old Colony YMCA
  • Jennifer Dooling
  • Karen Gallagher – Eastern Bank
  • David Herrick – Former Executive Director, US MassChallenge
  • Gail O’Rourke – Benefact4
  • Susan Penta – MIDIOR Consulting Inc.
  • Dan Richards – STRADS Consulting
  • John Rogol (Chair) –  Admiralty Business Services LLC
  • Paul Salvucci – Willowbrook CFO Services
  • Brian Scheld – Ramsey International, LLC
  • Kailey Steadman – The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
  • David Weisman – Former Head of Learning & Talent Development, Foundation Medicine