Cohort Application

MEC’s Accelerator 10 Week Cohort Program Application

The Maestro’s Entrepreneurship 10 Week Cohort Program offers a curriculum-based intensive accelerator program for small minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses seeking to accelerate their growth. The program is taught by experienced business owners sharing their knowledge on how to grow entrepreneurial endeavors.

Program Requirements: Applicants will be scored per section by a review panel made up of community leaders and industry experts. The program is especially suited for established businesses (minimum 2-3 years in operation) or for nonprofit agencies who seek to accelerate their growth through a rigorous curriculum and under the guidance of the Maestro mentorship program. The applicant will need to commit to attending 2-hour sessions for 12 weeks. Application Fee: $300 to be paid upon selection unless you are a tenant at MEC or you are a Maestro yearly Member. For questions regarding the cohort, contact our Director of Programs at programs@maestrocenter.org. 

Please make sure you allocate an ample amount of time to complete the application. Additionally, please make sure to use a computer when filling out the application as the use of a cellular device might create technical difficulties.