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Startup BLVD announces two great opportunities

Posted by Chad O'Connor  July 15, 2013 11:00 AM

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The team at Startup BLVD is partnering on two great new opportunities for startups:

Future Boston Alliance Accelerator Program
1. Future Boston Alliance is approaching the deadline for applicants for its second accelerator program. Here is a link to the application with more detailed information.

The 6-month accelerator program (download brochure) is designed for creative people to learn how to create and launch a successful business. 25 entrepreneurs will be chosen through an application process.

Classes are held every other Saturday of the month. Each class will be taught by experts and practitioners in the creative industries. The classes will be interactive and allow for one-on-one time with successful business leaders. Childcare can be provided upon request.

The program is looking to help Bostonians start business in the following industries:

  • Advertising/Marketing

  • Fashion/Jewelry Design

  • Film, video, photography

  • Radio/television

  • Software, computer games and electronic publishing

  • Food/restaurant/hospitality

Applications are due by 8PM on Sunday, July 21, 2013. Accepted applications will be announced July 29, 2013.

Manos Accelerator Program
2. Manos Accelerator seeks startup teams from Latin America and/or from U.S. Latino descent. Complete this form before July 31, 2013. Startup Blvd is helping with outreach in the northeast.

Manos Accelerator has developed a robust program that incorporates all the necessary aspects of launching and maintaining a successful business venture from product development to pitch strategy. The program offers unprecedented support for startup teams in Latin America and those with founders who are U.S. Latinos.

Through a selection process, Manos Accelerator will identify 6-8 early-stage startup teams and invite them complete a unique 3-month "boot-camp"program of intense collaboration designed to help Latino entrepreneurs exponentially increase their business reach. It will assist these startup teams in developing scalable and innovative solutions serving both the Hispanic and general markets.

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