Holyoke

In 2018, SPARK Holyoke joined forces with EforAll to create a an even stronger entrepreneur ecosystem for entrepreneurs in the local area. Just one year later, the EforAll Holyoke team can be found at their beautiful  new co-working space in the heart of downtown Holyoke.

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.

Holyoke Entrepreneurs

Upcoming Events

Check back soon for more events!

Local Stories and News

Holyoke Mentor Spotlight

Miguel Rivera

What is Your Favorite Thing About Being an EforAll Mentor?

“My favorite part is to have the chance to give back to my community. I believe that with my past job experiences, academic preparation and my current experience as an entrepreneur I can share ideas for new entrepreneurs to consider.”

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Local Volunteer Opportunities

Our 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.

Support Our Site

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

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Tessa Murphy-Romboletti

Executive Director

Jayne Melendez

Program Manager

Local Partners

Leadership Advisory Board

  • Matthew Bannister – Peoples Bank
  • Maria Ferrer, M.D – Beauty Salon
  • Jeffrey Hayden – Holyoke Community College
  • Marcos Marrero – City of Holyoke
  • Sarah Meier-Zimbler – Holyoke Housing Authority
  • Hope Ross Gibaldi-  Learn in Motion
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