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Power Forward! Services Accelerator

July 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018


CWE Vermont

| Free

In this 13-session accelerator program, you’ll find the help you need to define and implement your business’s growth strategy. Led by serial entrepreneur Cristine Hammer, founder of Hammer Consulting & Copywriting, the Power Forward: Strategic Planning for Growth program will give you access to the experts you need to bolster your knowledge & network while working with your business owner peer.

Apply today! Space is limited to 12 participants.

The Power Forward! Accelerator Program will cover:

  • Business growth strategies for owners of service-based businesses
  • Establishing metrics & benchmarks
  • Leadership & company culture development
  • Negotiations & legal considerations
  • Exit strategy & business valuation
  • Valuing your company
  • Finding capital to grow
  • Branding for growth
  • Financial projections & management
  • Maximizing your client relationships
  • Identifying new markets & revenue streams
  • Marketing avenues & sales
  • Lean resource management & operations
  • Effective network development

You’ll also be paired with your own mentor to help you keep momentum upon completion of the program!

Program Requirements:

  • Revenues of $25,000 to $375,000
  • Been in business for at least 2 years
  • Have clients/accounts in, want to relocate, are located in, and/or want to grow business to serve Burlington, VT

Not sure if you qualify? 

Contact us for more information at

An application is required for consideration and is due Thursday, June 7. 

This accelerator program is provided at no-cost to participants through a generous grant from the Mayor’s Prize for Entrepreneurship, a partnership between the City of Burlington’s Mayor’s Office & the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.



July 16, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm




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