Because Accelerator program for entrepreneurs (Over $100k in funding)

Because Accelerator program for entrepreneurs

Deadline:26th January, 2023

Because Accelerator is a business accelerator program designed to help entrepreneurs take their innovative products to the next level.

This Free Program Has Four Primary Components.

Because Accelerator program for entrepreneursTraining: A 16-week, online curriculum covers topics common to startups and illustrated by Because International’s experience with our own social enterprise startup, The Shoe That Grows.

Coaching: After the first four weeks, select entrepreneurs will be matched with an experienced coach who will mentor them during the program and beyond.

Networking: Entrepreneurs network with members of their cohort, alumni of the Because Accelerator and the Because Advisor Network—a group of subject matter experts with connections worldwide.

Funding: At the end of the cohort, select entrepreneurs will compete in a pitch event for a cash prize. As a result of this competition, we’ve linked entrepreneurs to over $100k in funding.

Cohort Details

Drawing from what we’ve learned in bringing our own manufactured product—The Shoe That Grows—to market, the Because Accelerator is a business accelerator designed for entrepreneurs in the early- to middle-stages of product development. The startup accelerator program is uniquely focused on increasing your revenue growth trajectory during the cohort and creating a plan for sustained growth beyond. The trainings cover the following concepts:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Developing a marketing and sales plan
  • Revenue ops and pricing strategy
  • E-commerce
  • Customer service and retention

Upon completion, entrepreneurs will have a written business plan, a polished pitch ready to share with potential investors, progress towards or completion of a next level goal and an opportunity to participate in an annual pitch competition.



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