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 5:30-8:30 pm and  Thursdays from 11-1 pm. Classes will be a mix of online and in-person.

Key Accelerator Dates

  • Application Deadline: Thursday, October 24th, 2024, @ 5 pm ET
  • Semi-Finalist Announced: Monday, November 4th, 2024 (by the end of the day)
  • Semi-Finalist Interviews (must attend a 30-minute online interview):  Week of November 12th, 2024
  • Finalists Announced: Thursday, November 21st, 2024
  • Entrepreneur Orientation (online): Tuesday, December 3rd, 2024
  • Mentor Matching (online):  Week of December 9th and 16th, 2024
  • Intensive Business Training and Weekly Mentor Meetings: Tuesday, January 7th – Thursday, March 27th, 2025
  • Final Presentations (In-person): Week of March 31st, 2025
  • Quarterly Check-ins and Monthly Mentor Meetings:   July 2025 to January 2026
  • Showcase and Celebration (In-person): Week of April 21st, 2025

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Sophan Smith

Executive Director

Soumita Acharya

Development and Engagement Associate
Merrimack Valley program coordinator

Isis Ormaza

Program Manager

Angie Figueroa

Program Coordinator