How to Apply

The ACCEL program helps incubate and accelerate the business ideas of all entrepreneurs and self-employed individuals. Participation in the ACCEL program is limited to highly qualified, self-motivated candidates.

If you are interested in entering the program, please follow these steps to apply:

  1. Fill out the ACCEL application. Tell us about yourself and your business. The application is located here.
  2. Submit a copy of your résumé, a brief biography and your business plan (in any form) and email it to:

ACCEL staff will assess your application and evaluate your business idea or plan. Qualified applicants will be invited to an intake process with a business coach to set up an action plan. Through one-on-one coaching and workshops, you will learn and practice essential business skills with professional consultants to improve your business plan and develop an effective pitch.