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The Founder Fellowship
The BCAN Founder Fellowship is a 12-week business accelerator designed for creative entrepreneurs with bold visions who are ready to go all in to grow their business. Program participants will receive holistic, intensive support to guide them through refining their business models and developing their plans for growth and sustainability.Program Benefits:Mentorship and coaching from a local & global network of mentorsIn-depth business training workshopsOver 300 hours of pro-bono accounting and financial modeling support$5,000 non-dilutive seed investment and investor accessIncubation space Program Partners:Startup PortalConscious Ventures LabsDLA PiperMaryland Volunteer Lawyers for the ArtsThe Builder FundEligibility:Company must be part of the creative sectorCompany must be located in Baltimore City, MDMust be registered as a business entity in the state of Maryland (eg. LLC, C-Corp, etc)
Mentorship, Networking, Workshops/Seminars, Investment Included
BCAN is a brand new city-wide initiative that provides strategic + holistic entrepreneurship support for Baltimore creatives of all disciplines and backgrounds. Working with partners in Baltimore and beyond, our programs will offer business, marketing, legal, and financial training to creatives ranging from individual artists looking to sustain their practice, to creative startup companies looking to revolutionize their industry. By empowering our city’s creative entrepreneurs, we aim to foster a stronger, more equitable creative ecosystem and economy in Baltimore.