The 12-month Accelerator includes:
Training – A blended learning program, featuring asynchronous modules, live workshops, and in-person gatherings, plus targeted advising on your organization’s progress towards benchmark goals
Connections – Facilitated connections to our network of consultants, advisors, funders, and alumni, as well as to a cohort of inspiring and ambitious peers
Funding – Access to up to $100,000 per venture to support experimentation, growth, and scale.
Participants are encouraged to use funds for experimentation and scaling
Network – UpSpring participants join the UpStarter Network, a robust community of 140+ entrepreneurs and ventures that are solving some of our community’s biggest challenges.
Training focuses on five core areas of venture design:
- Impact and Relationships
- Operational and Financial Foundations
- Communications and Fundraising
- Team and Board
- Growth Plan: Integrate and Launch