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February 19
Accion Fast Track Program graduates share in successes and learning premium

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Seventeen business owners from across the country convened in New York City on Thursday to graduate from this year’s Fast Track program. Fast Track is made possible by Accion’s partnership with Capital One and the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and provides a select group of 26 Accion clients with intensive business training, coaching and mentoring to accelerate their business growth. The curriculum included a two-day in-person intensive training session at the beginning of the program, 20 virtual coaching sessions provided by People Biz, Inc. and mentorship pairing through BusinessAdvising.org. The culminating event of the Fast Track program brought participants together with the broader Accion community to share learnings and hear from experts such as the event’s keynote speaker, urban revitalization strategy consultant Majora Carter.

Fast Track participants represent a range of industries and include a female owned and operated Denver construction company, a New York gin distilling company, …

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October 2
ACCION ATTENDS AEO’s 2015 MICROBUSINESS LEARNING CONFERENCE IN ATLANTA premium

Capital One Scholars_2015 Microbusiness Learning ConferenceA huge thank you to Capital One for supporting Accion with a scholarship to participate in the Association for Enterprise Opportunity’s (AEO) 2015 Microbusiness Learning Conference in Atlanta on September 24-25! …

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July 15
ANNOUNCING THIS YEAR’S FAST TRACK PARTICIPANTS! premium

Congratulations to the businesses selected to participate in this year’s Fast Track program! This program is supported by Accion’s partnership with Capital One and the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and provides a select group of Accion clients with intensive business training, coaching and mentoring to set their business on a path to growth.  The diverse Fast Track businesses range from a salt water taffy company to a fitness studio, an artist collective and more, spanning nationwide from Albuquerque, Chicago, Denver, New York, Phoenix, San Diego and St. Louis!

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Wendy Carver, Hollingworth Candies Inc.

Ambrocio Gonzalez, Las Quecas

Vernita Johnson, DLV Printing

Brandi Jennings, B-Fab Construction

Hannah Ulbrich, Copper Door Coffee Roasters

Ryan Fisher, Commonwealth Coffee Roasters

Brian Shevlin, Con Artist Collective

Sabrina Valle and Jessica Quon, The Jam Stand

Maja Svensson, Elsa and Me

Suzanna Cameron, Stems

Christopher Murillo, The Astoria Distilling Company LLC

Jeff Giedt, Aventa Senior Care

Jane …

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July 15
ANNOUNCING THIS YEAR’S FAST TRACK PARTICIPANTS! premium

Congratulations to the businesses selected to participate in this year’s Fast Track program! This program is supported by Accion’s partnership with Capital One and the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and provides a select group of Accion clients with intensive business training, coaching and mentoring to set their business on a path to growth.  The diverse Fast Track businesses range from a salt water taffy company to a fitness studio, an artist collective and more, spanning nationwide from Albuquerque, Chicago, Denver, New York, Phoenix, San Diego and St. Louis!

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