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!

    Apply before July 31st, 2022.

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

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