For the sixth year in a row, the LiftFund Women’s Business Center is hosting the Women’s Business Accelerator (WBA) program. This comprehensive accelerator is designed for women entrepreneurs in San Antonio looking to take their business to the next level.
Over the course of the 8-week 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, overcome challenges, and set a solid 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.
Course Length: 8 weeks (16 Sessions)
Class Size: Up to 15*
*For confidentiality purposes, only one participant per industry will be selected. If multiple applicants from the same industry apply, review committee will review applications and decide which applicant is a best fit for the program.
**$25 Non-refundable Application Fee & $175 Refundable Program fee (refunded to those not accepted into the program)
Location: Most workshops will be held inside Launch SA at the Central Library (600 Soledad St., San Antonio, TX 78205). Participants will be notified of special workshops or events held at offsite locations.
Effort: 5-8 hours/week (Workshop time= 5 hrs/week. Prep & Homework time = 0-3 hours/week)
Format: In person workshops
Junior and Senior High school students interested in learning more about entrepreneurship as a post-graduation career path. The program is limited to 15- 25 students.
“I loved everything about this program- the people who put it on, the people who volunteered their time, the ladies in the program, the lessons we learned, and much more! I always knew I was a business owner, but never FELT like it. This program helped me reach in and focus on things I need to do in the business to make it better and in turn I grew to FEEL like a business person.”
“It was such a wonderful experience and I have recommended it to other women I know.”
“Everything LiftFund & the Women’s Business Center has done for myself & my business has been amazing.”
“I learned so much & how-to implement that information in a streamlined way that made sense.”
“This has definitely changed the way I look at my business.”
“The information we learned from all the speakers and mentors in 2 months was PHENOMENAL! I couldn’t be happier with the level of professionalism and quality of speakers. I would recommend it to EVERYONE.”
“Stretched my expectations & aspirations. Helped me reach higher.”
“Loved every minute of it.”