Accelerating Small Business Growth

BeltLine Business Ventures is a small business accelerator that supports local businesses with the technical assistance and resources they need to physically locate their businesses along the BeltLine.

Launched by the BeltLine Business Solutions Office to provide tailored serves to scaling businesses, this dynamic new program offers three cohorts for its inaugural year: Fall 2023, Winter/Spring 2024 and Summer/Fall 2024. Each cohort will welcome up to 25 businesses.

Each cohort will offer:

  • Three (3) months of virtual and in-person Learning Sessions on a range of business topics may include Business Model Development, Market Feasibility, Business Resiliency, Workforce Development & Job Quality Improvement Support, and Operational Excellence
  • Culminating Graduation & Pitch Competition
  • Monthly peer-learning and networking opportunities
  • Up to 10 hours of tailored 1:1 business advising with experienced entrepreneurs and business consultants
  • Connections with other resources aimed at preparing businesses for brick-and-mortar opportunities in the Atlanta BeltLine planning area.

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Who is Eligible?

Ideal program candidates are:

  • For-profit businesses organized as a corporation or LLC
  • Businesses with at least 2 years of operating experience
  • Businesses with gross annual revenues of at least $250,000
  • Businesses with 2 years of financial statements
  • Businesses with at least 3 employees (including the business owner)
  • Actively considering expanding their business with a brick-and-mortar space

What is the Cost?

Participation for each business is free.

What is the Timeline?

  • Applications Open – July 19
  • Applications Close – August 18
  • Notification of Acceptance into Programming/Onboarding Information – August 30
  • Company Orientation: September 5
  • Sessions (Cohort 1): September 12, 2023 – December 12, 2023 

How to Learn More?

If you are a small business/entrepreneur or potential partner and would like more information, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., in partnership with The Center and CVM Worldwide, will host three informational webinars and one in-person event.

How to Apply?

Are you ready to take the plunge and apply for the Fall 2023 cohort? Apply today!

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