Apply for ELEVATE 615, a 1-year business accelerator equipping small businesses with beneficial tools and resources needed to understand the government contracting process, get certified, and accelerate business growth.
What’s in it for you?
Getting certified is the first step to winning government contracts. We’ll help you understand the certification process for HUBZone, 8(a), DBE and more so you can diversify your income.
Choosing the right bank for your business can make the difference. We’ll teach you how to build banking relationships that position you to secure a minimum of $50,000 in funding.
Increase productivity by learning how to develop time-saving processes in your business for core functions like Operations, Accounting, and Marketing.
Get help setting up an accounting and payroll system so you can easily track revenue, create bids and estimates, pull financial statements, and process payroll.
To get new clients, you must promote your business. We’ll help you identify your target audience and create a digital marketing strategy to reach them.
We’ll help you understand employee management, develop an employee handbook, and implement mandatory laws related to W-2 employees so you can build the team you need to scale.
But hurry. Cohort sizes are limited.
*Open to Davidson County residents only with businesses generating a minimum of $100,000 annually and with at least 2 employees. Must be a registered vendor with Metro Nashville.
ELEVATE is explicitly offered through our partnership with the Metro Nashville Office of Women and Minority Business Assistance.