The Accelerator Program is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs grow ideas into businesses by providing them with expertise, mentorship and key connections needed to fuel their success.
Start your journey and expand your business in Louisiana, meshing the coolness of your innovative concept to its thriving startup community. Enjoy a low cost of living and impressive work/life balance on the path to making your dreams come true.
Learn how to define your brand by looking deeper into your culture and consumer personalities to reach your true identity. This will provide you with the best strategy for connecting with consumers through differentiation.
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WE LOVE STARTUPS
EAP is a platform that is designed for scalable, high growth startups looking for lean and sound strategies for the future.
EVALUATE YOUR BUSINESS MODEL
Our team explores the details of your business, from financial viability to consumer satisfaction, to determine if the resources provided by EAP will be able to advance the seed of an idea to the forest of a fast growing, innovative firm.
GET THE FUNDING YOU NEED
Perfect your plan and pitch to potential investors to receive opportunities for funding to continue research and testing to shape your future company.
LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS
Access branding, marketing practices and connections to ensure a successful and powerful launch of your business, signaling your transition from the nest to the competitive ecosystem of your industry.
EAP adds Centenary College to its Grand Prix university business pitch competitions. Winners announced.
GRAND PRIXCentTank university business pitch competition winners announced 1st place ($3,000) - Trey Barstow, Hobbeez2nd place ($1,000) - Lila Beavers and Sarah Philyaw, Louisiana Local Art Consultants3rd place ($500) - Blake Smith, Experience in a Box The CentTank...
WHY STARTUPS SUCCEEDFundraising Our Target Startups and Small Businesses Innovative Ideas - Any Vertical and Industry Must be a Viable Market and Need for Product/Service Growth in Industry Valid Business Model Scalable Idea Executable Idea Existing Business Looking...
The Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) helps create wealth for entrepreneurs by analyzing viable ideas and products, matching them with informed investors, and nurturing them toward rewarding markets.