Englewood Accelerator, a small business accelerator operated by the Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation (GECDC) located on the South side of Chicago, IL. The primary mission is to offer startup, early stage and small businesses resources to accelerate the development of their entrepreneurial ventures.
The accelerator will provide members with office and meeting space, one-on-one mentoring and business coaching from experts from a resource pool. Members will also have access to weekly workshops, seminars and trainings including Cisco Network Academy, Microsoft IT Academy and Accenture for Entrepreneurs. Other small business advantages will be access to create-copy-print services, computers with Wi-Fi and scanning and fax amenities.
The dedicated member only portal, will cultivate a professional work environment while also creating a virtual owner community who mutually benefit through collaboration, tutorials, business templates and document creation and networking.
New members will discuss their needs and business goals with a team member, once set by the business owner, the GECDC will assist and advocated for their realization.
The Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation is a City of Chicago Neighborhood Business Development Center (NBDC), whose mission is to provide economic development within Greater Englewood.