Entreprenurial Venture Acceleration Program

An acceleration program, in partnership with the UNB Faculty of Management, that provides entrepreneurs with the essential skills and knowledge to turn a great idea into a profitable, growing business. Enhance your entrepreneurial skills and accelerate your time-to-market. Apply today!

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How can the Entrepreneurial Venture Acceleration Program help your company?


Starting in September, the program will be delivered through a 11 week cohort-based program with intensive classroom style training sessions, one-on-one dedicated business counselling, and cohort group mentorship.

Key topics include:

  • Market Research/ Segmentation & Market Intelligence
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Customer Discovery
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Value Proposition & Positioning
  • Financial Modeling
  • Validation Training
  • Business Plan Development
  • Funding

    Entrepreneurial Venture Acceleration Program participants are eligible to access up to $25,000 in funding to support start-up related expenses. Funding is provided via the Impact Atlantic Fund in the form of an unsecured personal loan with interest rates at 5% annually.


    Participants will graduate from the program with:

  • Market research
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Positioning training
  • Selected market(s)
  • Product/ market verification
  • Primary Customer research
  • Clear path to revenue
  • Business Plan
  • Intellectual Property research
  • Investor Presentation
  • Eligibility Requirements

  • A minimal viable product (M.V.P.)
  • A defined team/ ownership model
  • Job growth capability
  • Get the resources, knowledge and connections to help your startup soar!

    Program Cost: $500

    If you have any questions about the Entrepreneurial Venture Creation Accelerator please contact our Program Coordinator evan.getson@planethatch.com

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