OZ Accelerator Program REVAMPED

The Most Affordable, Valuable, & Content Rich OZ Course Available!

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What is the Opportunity Zone Accelerator?

  • Over $10,000 Worth of Learning: All condensed into actionable modules designed for real-world application.

  • Self-Paced Learning: Dive into our comprehensive 12-step online course at your own rhythm, crafted to guide you through the nuances of capital raising.

  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from the wisdom of experts and seasoned investors.

  • Investor Feedback: Hone your proposition with constructive critique from investors

Topic: Setting the Stage & Program Overview + Using Platform

Outcome: Materials uploaded to interactive feedback software

Topic: What are Investors Looking For & Identifying Gaps

Outcome: Initial Evaluations of all Projects in Pitch Track (Set a Baseline)

Topic: Designing Your Deal to Receive OZ Funding + Social Impact

Outcome: Have an OZ Strategy Created and Mapped Out

Topic: Presenting a Compelling Market Opportunity + Social Impact

Outcome: Develop and Revise Market Analysis Documents & Data

Topic: Building a Team and the Importance of Initial Investment Commitments

Outcome: Determine Proper Team, Needs, and Strengths

Topic: Planning for Scale and Presenting Proper Financial Projections

Outcome: Develop and Revise Financial (WCSH) Documents & Models

Topic: Telling Your Story with Truth, Data, Enthusiasm, and Differentiation

Outcome: Defining Authentic Purpose, Mission, Solution, and Core Values

Topic: Recalibrating, Pivoting, and Revising Your Project and Materials

Outcome: Evaluate Additional Projects and Address Comments

Topic: Presentation Skills, Understanding the Funding Process, & Investor Mindset

Outcome: Networking (Investors and Issuers Meet)

Topic: Making a Deal and What Questions to Expect

Outcome: Answer peer and investor Questions + Pitch Practice

Topic: Getting in Front of Investors, Being Visible, and Marketing Your Deal

Outcome: Highest scores prep to present, others begin listing other places

Topic: Pitches and Breakout Room Party

Outcome: Deals Discussions are initiated + Networking

What's The Value

Our Accelerator Program offers startups in Opportunity Zones unparalleled access to industry experts, personalized mentorship, and a wealth of educational resources. Network with top investors and fellow entrepreneurs, pitch your business during our Demo Day, and receive invaluable feedback and funding opportunities. With tailored workshops and continuous support, you’ll have the tools, knowledge, and connections to transform your startup into a market leader. Join us and accelerate your growth today.

Key Benefits

Expert Mentoring

Networking Opportunities

Investor Introductions

Tailored Workshops

Real-World Applications

Alumni Network

Comprehensive Resources

Continuous Support

Key Benefits

Comprehensive Resources

Networking Opportunities

Investor Introductions

Tailored Workshops

Real-World Applications

Alumni Network

Continuous Support

Meet the Teachers

Chris Cooley

CEO, OZworks Group » Rochester, NY

Emily Britton-Arnold

COO, OZworks Group » Peoria, IL

Stacy Cumberbatch

Los Angeles, CA

Veronica Montalvo

Principal, VMA Realty » San Juan, Puerto Rico

Ashley Tison

Charlotte, NC

Jill Homan

Clayton, NC

Gordon Goldie

Auburn Hills, MI

Emily Lavery

Washington, D.C.

Shawn Hanson

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Maria de los A. Rivera

San Juan, Puerto Rico

John Vachon

Nashville, TN

Koti Reddy

San Francisco, CA

Andrew Doup

Columbus, OH

Amanda Steele

Raleigh, NC

Susan Springsteen

Coatesville, PA

Brett Siglin

Phoenix, AZ

Accelerator Participant

Get ALL the perks!
$ 500
  • $10,000 worth of material
  • OZworks Group BASE Membership
  • Guaranteed Accelerator Access
  • Team Access to Accelerator (up to 3)
  • Can View Accelerator Deals
  • Can Evaluate Accelerator Deals
  • Can List Accelerator Deals
  • Guaranteed Introduction to Investors
  • Invitation to Attend Pitch Summit
  • Opportunity to Pitch to Investors

Scholarship

Apply to be considered to participate for free!
$ 425
  • OZworks Group BASE Membership
  • Guaranteed Accelerator Access
  • Team Access to Accelerator (up to 3)
  • Can View Accelerator Deals
  • Can Evaluate Accelerator Deals
  • Can List Accelerator Deals
  • Guaranteed Introduction to Investors
  • Invitation to Attend Pitch Summit
  • Opportunity to Pitch to Investors
Limited Time Offer

Accelerator Participant

Get ALL the perks!
$ 1,300
  • OZworks Group BASE Membership
  • Guaranteed Accelerator Access
  • Team Access to Accelerator (up to 3)
  • Can View Accelerator Deals
  • Can Evaluate Accelerator Deals
  • Can List Accelerator Deals
  • Guaranteed Introduction to Investors
  • Invitation to Attend Pitch Summit
  • Opportunity to Pitch to Investors

Additional Terms — >> is included if scores meet exemplary thresholds set by advisory committee (based on 12-week module participation).

 

Terms for Scholarship — Scholarships for Cohort 2 are only available until May 31st, 2023. Not all applications will be accepted. Our advisory committee will review applications and recipients will be announced in July. All applicants will receive FREE access to OZworks Group BASE Membership for a limited time. — * is included if applicant is accepted into Accelerator.

Education

Susan Springsteen (President of H2O Connected — Coatesville, Pennsylvania) discusses the value of the Opportunity Zone Accelerator and importance of OZ education.

Relationships

DJ Lampitt (a leader in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Puerto Rico) describes how Opportunity Zones can be a conduit for capital flow.

Capital

Why are investors participating in the Opportunity Zone Accelerator program? Shawn Hanson (OZ Accelerator Investor) explains why he has committed to OZs.

Scholarship Applications Are Closed

Learn how to receive OZ investment and earn an opportunity to pitch to investors!

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What is the duration of the Accelerator Program? Our program offers flexible timing, as it is completed on your own pace!

  • How do I apply for the program? Simply follow through any of the sign up buttons and fill out the application form. Our team will review your application and get back to you with the next steps.

  • What kind of support can I expect after the program? As an alum, you’ll have ongoing access to resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities to continue supporting your growth.

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