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 5:30pm -8:30pm in New Bedford and  Thursdays from 11am-1pm in Fall River.

Key Accelerator Dates

  • Application Deadline:  Friday, April 24, 2020 @ 5pm
  • Semi-Finalist Announced:  Friday, May 1, 2020
  • Semi-Finalist Interviews (must attend 30 minute in-person interview): May 5-7th between 10am and 4pm @ Groundwork Co-Working Space in New Bedford.
  • Finalists Announced: Monday, May 11, 2020
  • Entrepreneur Orientation:  Tuesday, May 19, 2020
  • Mentor Matching: May 27-28, 2020, 5:30-8:30pm @ UMASS Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Fall River.
  • Intensive Business Training and Weekly Mentor Meetings: Tuesday, June 2nd – Thursday August 20, 2020
  • Final Presentations:  August 25-27, 2020
  • Quarterly Check-ins and Monthly Mentor Meetings:  September 2020 –  May 2021
  • Showcase and Celebration:  Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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Samia Walker

Executive Director

Von Marie Moniz

Program Manager