Hi friends, we're excited you're here!
Complete your application today and be on your way to forums and meet-ups with 20+ investors, lenders and non-traditional funders, bi-monthly meetings with a customer acquisition business coach, customizable workshops and office hours with legal, human resources, technology, accounting, and marketing professionals and more! If you'd like to learn more about Elevate/Elevar Accelerator, please visit our website.
Before you start this application, here are a few things that would be helpful to collect, use, and do:
• Create a Formsite login, see instructions below ("Save & Return") to save your progress
• Sales & Revenue data from 2019 (if applicable) and 2020
• Business Model Canvas, if applicable, to help you complete our version. The Business Model Canvas we ask you to complete in this application is slightly tweaked. Please provide updated information for this application.
• When opening links, please right click and open them in a new tab.
• Use the "Save & Return" option to save your progress and complete the application at a later time. You must do this if you're going to use the "Save Progress" button at the bottom of the form! Begin by clicking on the "log in" button and you'll then see an option for "New user" and "Returning user." Click on the on "New user" if its your first time saving the application. Click on "Returning user" if you previously started and saved the application. Make sure to write down your username and password***. Once you've used the "Save & Return" button and you're logged in, you can use the "Save progress" button at the bottom of the form to save your work as you fill it out.
• If you have questions, email email@example.com.
• This application has 7 sections. We recommend you allocate at least an hour in completing everything.
• You can save your progress by going to the bottom of this application and clicking "save progress" button.
• Many of our questions have "help text" to offer clarity. Please click on the "?" if something is unclear. If you still have the same question after reading the help text, send it over to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• If interested, sign up for our application support sessions on 1/28 & 2/4
(right click and open on a new tab)!
Elevate/Elevar Accelerator Timeline:
• 1/18 - 2/5: Applications Open
• 2/12: All entrepreneurs notified if they made it to the next round
• 2/15-2/217: Semi-finalists' interviewed
• 2/19: Finalists announced
• 2/19 - 2/24: Community Vote
• 2/26 - Cohort of ten entrepreneurs announced
• 3/2 & 3/4: Entrepreneur Onboarding begins (additional dates in March tbd)
• 4/1: Accelerator & Curriculum begins