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.
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.
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
This Smart Home Business is Also a Smart Business Idea
Cape Cod Fall 2023 Business Accelerator
Classes start on September 19, 2023. Must apply by August 09 @ 5 pm ET!
Cape Cod Blue Economy Pitch Contest
Event to be held on April 19, 2023. Must apply by March 31st @ noon EST!
Blue Economy Pitch Contest Workshop
Simple Steps to Start Your Business Workshop Series
Craft the short-term and long-term vision for your new business or idea with this approachable and practical workshop series!
News and Local Stories
New business accelerator aims to empower underserved entrepreneurs in Maine
Mainebiz – March 27, 2023
I’d Rather Be Blue
The Provincetown Independent – March 22, 2023
EforAll Launches its Business Accelerator Program in Maine to Expand Access to Entrepreneurship
Press Release – March 7, 2023
Holyoke’s Crave Restaurant is Dream Turned Reality
MassLive – February 21, 2023
Community Spotlight: Entrepreneurship For All (Radio Interview)
KUAF (NPR Affiliate) – Jan 27, 2023
Cape Cod Mentor Spotlight
Izzi Caplan – EforAll Cape Cod
What do you think makes EforAll special?
EforAll brings such a variety of people together, and I’ve seen it create lasting friendships in addition to uplifting local entrepreneurs. It’s an amazing network that wants everyone to succeed.
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Leadership Advisory Board
- Patrick Cassidy – Cape Cod on the Fly
- Carmen DiSanto – Falmouth Academy
- Jennifer Dooling – BankFive
- Karen Gallagher – Eastern Bank
- David Herrick – Former Executive Director, US MassChallenge
- Susan Penta – MIDIOR Consulting Inc.
- Dan Richards – STRADS Consulting
- John Rogol (Chair) – Red8
- Paul Salvucci – Willowbrook CFO Services
- Brian Scheld – Ramsey International, LLC
- Kailey Steadman – The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
- Aron Wittkamper – iptiQ