Did you know there’s a free program for established social entrepreneurs who want to grow their business financially while creating social change in YYC? Thrive Accelerator is a 16-week program designed to help you to do business differently and grow your profit and benefit the community.
Does this sound like you?
- You have a Calgary-based operational business with at least one year of financials
- You are connected to and have a desire to create social change in your community
- Your business makes < $200,000/year (we celebrate you making more, but this is our sweet spot to start)
- You are nice and have an ethical platform (you are a social entrepreneur after all!) and are ready to roll up your sleeves to grow your business
Fall 2017 Cohort deadline – September 22, 2017
The Fall 2017 cohort application deadline is September 22 with classes starting on October 3.
Thrive Accelerator includes 16 weeks of classes and six months of weekly business coaching (a 3.5-hour commitment per week). You will be learning in a peer environment (class size is 10 participants) and through the guidance of a professional facilitator. Expect to sharpen your business, financial and marketing skills with the aim of growing your socially purposed business.
Ready to take the plunge? Take the first step and register here. Or for more information connect with Chas Young, our amazing in-house social purpose business expert, and Accelerator ace firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-204-2670.
Why Thrive Accelerator?
You will accomplish more in less time
Thrive Accelerator is designed to help you get done in six months what would otherwise take much longer, even years to complete. The program brings together the right people and resources in one place at one time. You’ll build relationships with mentors, peers, and become part of an exclusive network that will support you long into the future.
You will focus on the strategic growth of your business
This program is a container for entrepreneurs who see the value in stepping out of the day to day and focusing dedicated time on the strategic growth of their business. With knowledge, tools, and resources at your fingertips, the program is designed to maximize your investment of time.