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CreateU Entrepreneurship Accelerator
Over 9 weeks, participants receive over 50 hours of instruction focused on introducing entrepreneurial concepts that will test their ideas for viability and determine if they have the ability to generate income. Trained facilitators will guide each class using a participatory, relationship-building process that encourages each participant to build camaraderie with their peers who are on the same start-up journey. Our training utilizes CO.STARTERS Urban Curriculum, an international cohort based entrepreneurship program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action and turn a passion into a sustainable and thriving endeavor. To date CO.STARTERS has trained over 300 community leaders and 3000 course graduates.Start- Up CompetitionsEntrepreneurs truly committed to their craft will have the opportunity to sell their services or products at various public events in addition to being able to compete to win cash prizes or resources to take their business to the next level.MentoringProfessional and personal coaching delivered by business owners, entrepreneurial thinking business leaders and church leadership.Start-up SupportAccess to loans, consulting, sales training, human resource training, accounting customer referrals for graduates’ businesses.No initial investment, but provides access to loans
Networking, Mentorship, Pitch Competition, Build Assistance
PROVIDING TRAINING, SUPPORT, MENTORING AND ACCESS TO NETWORKS FOR BALTIMORE'S AMAZING "LIFESTYLE ENTREPRENEURS"WHYIn everything that we do, we exist to support non-traditional entrepreneurs and owners of micro-companies in their business journey so that their gifts can leave a lasting social and economic impact for themselves, their families, and their community.HOWWe do this by creating interactive experiences where members can learn relevant business strategies in a relatable and stress-free way.WHATWe offer relational and experiential training courses, assessments and business coaching delivered by a committed team of seasoned entrepreneurs to help business owners reach their specific goals to grow and sustain their company.We work tirelessly, to provide each member with a transformative, relational, and emotionally safe experience to work towards their dreams while providing a sound approach on how to manage the ups-and-downs of everyday life.