Women’s Business Accelerator Program

Women’s Business Accelerator Program

2016 Women’s Business Accelerator Program:
Building Confidence, Honing Skill Set and Poising for Growth

The LiftFund Women’s Business Center is now accepting applications for the 2016 Women’s Business Accelerator (WBA) program. Formerly known as the Women’s Mentorship Program, this comprehensive accelerator is designed to suit the needs of women entrepreneurs growing their businesses in San Antonio. The 7 week program will run from September 8 – October 26, 2016 and will focus on the following 4 key topics:

  • Business strategy
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Finance

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Over the course of the program, participants will take part in a combination of expert led workshops, one-on-one meetings with mentors and peer-to-peer discussions all designed to help them improve their business processes and set a foundation for growth. Through networking with other small business owners, participants will develop a solid support system they can count on as they continue their entrepreneurial endeavors.

Applications will be accepted until August 12, 2016. Find the application HERE

Requirements:

  • Must be active owner of business (50%+)
  • Business must be in operations and making sales
  • Must be committed to growth
  • Must be able to attend and actively participate in at least 14 of the 16 sessions

For more information about the Women’s Business Accelerator program, call the LiftFund WBC at 888-215-2373 or email Margot Slosson at mslosson@liftfund.com.

Program Agenda:

Date Time Topic
Thursday, Sept. 8: 6:00-7:30 pm   Opening Reception
Saturday, Sept. 10: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm   Setting the Foundation
Tuesday, Sept. 13: 4:00-6:00 pm   Workshop: Presentation Skills
Thursday, Sept. 15: 4:00-6:00 pm  Special Presentation: Imposter Syndrome- What it is      and How to Combat it
Tuesday, Sept. 20: 4:00-6:00 pm   Marketing Clinic with Mentors
Thur, Sept.  22: 4:00-6:00 pm   Special Presentation: The Four Factors
Tues., Sept. 27: 4:00-6:00 pm   Pitch practice
Thursday, Sept. 29: 4:00-6:00 pm   Sales Clinic with Mentors
Tuesday, October 4: 4:00-6:00 pm   Marketing & Sales Forum
Thursday, Oct. 6: 4:00-6:00 pm   Special Presentation: Changing the Way We Think  About Money
Tuesday, Oct. 11: 4:00-6:00 pm   Financial Clinic with Mentors
Thursday, Oct. 13: 4:00-6:00 pm   Life Balance Panel & Forum
Tuesday, Oct. 18: 4:00-6:00 pm   Business Strategy Presentation
Thursday, Oct.  20: 4:00-6:00 pm   Business Strategy Workshop
Tuesday, Oct.  25: 4:00-6:00 pm   Pitch practice
Thursday, Oct. 27: 4:00-6:00 pm   Graduation & Final Pitches