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Pioneer Valley

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

Our Programs

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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.

Pioneer Valley Entrepreneurs

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Upcoming Events

News and Local Stories

Pioneer Valley Mentor Spotlight

Tatiana Cole – EforAll Holyoke

What advice would you have for entrepreneurs?

To succeed as an entrepreneur, it’s crucial to find a support group of like-minded individuals who understand the unique challenges you face

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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 Pioneer Valley 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

Maria Moreno

Program Coordinator

Local Partners

Leadership Advisory Council

  • Matthew Bannister – PeoplesBank
  • Mychal Connolly – The Launch and Stand Out Agency
  • Helen Gomez Andrews – The High End
  • Jeffrey Hayden – Holyoke Community College
  • Nora McMahon – Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Sarah Meier-Zimbler – Holyoke Housing Authority
  • Hope Ross Gibaldi -Learn in Motion/ Valley Venture Mentors