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The Good Jobs Accelerator

The Good Jobs Accelerator is a tailored, holistic business advising program from ICA Fund Good Jobs, designed for high-potential good job creating companies looking to scale their operations.


Apply to the Good Jobs Accelerator

The Good Jobs Accelerator is a tailored, holistic 4-month accelerator program designed to support high-potential good job creating companies looking to scale their operations.

This application takes about 15 minutes to complete if you have your current and projected revenue and jobs numbers handy.

ABOUT YOU


Please tell us your full name.

Please tell us your full name.




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ABOUT YOUR COMPANY









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FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE & MANAGEMENT
2018 2019(P) 2020(P) 2021(P) 2022(P)
Gross Revenue
Gross Profit



Examples: Excel, Quicken, Google Sheets, Understanding of Seasonality etc.

Examples: Excel, Quicken, Google Sheets, Bank Statements, Bank Account, etc.
CAPITAL NEEDS & FUTURE GROWTH






Examples: Hire key staff, buy equipment, move into new facility/office. etc.


Please share how you will reach your projected revenue.

Please share your plan for reaching your projected revenue.

Please share your ultimate vision for your company and for yourself as the owner.
FOUNDERS & OWNERSHIP



Percentage of Ownership
You
Business Partner(s)
Individual Investor(s)
Institutional Investor(s)

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JOBS
2018 2019 (P) 2020 (P) 2021 (P) 2022 (P)
# of Full Time Employees
# of Part Time Employees
# of Independent Contractors
CURRENT BUSINESS CHALLENGES











Some of the companies we’ve worked with

 
 

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Dianna Tremblay
Director of Acceleration

Caron Gugssa-Howard
Accelerator Manager

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Rasheed Mitchell
Investment Associate

 

Our Advisors

Jeff Cheung

Cheung Advisory Services

Jen Frietas

Clif Bar &
Company

Jim King

J.P. King
Advisors

Sean Marx

Give Something Back Workplace Solutions


David Shenson

Vista Point Solutions

Mindy Christensen

Amalgamated
Bank


Mike Hannigan

Give Something Back Workplace Solutions


Lili King

Career
Advocates

Jonathan Mi

Brightpath Capital
Partners

Celia Stern

Stern Resources

Jerry Dratler

Retail
Consultant

Rob Hulrbut

Agriculture
Capital

Scott Kucirek

OCHO
Candy

Chinwe Onyeagoro

PocketSuite


Gennifer Tate

Dean Foods Company

Tiffany Foo

LendStreet
Financial

Mike Jones

Amalgamated
Bank

Tom Low

Playworks



Sherri Pittman

Torch
Labs


Susan Zeme

Law Office
of Susan Zeme

 

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Why join the Good Jobs
Accelerator?

Through our holistic approach, each company benefits from group learning, peer-to-peer support, and individualized advising sessions with high-caliber mentors to support growth ambitions and to access growth capital.

A Strong
Community

Access to a dynamic and supportive network of entrepreneurs.

1 on 1
Business Mentoring

Engaged, experienced, and local high-caliber advisors ready to help.

A Tailored
Curriculum

Our customized program prepares you to raise capital and create good jobs.

Access The
Capital Ecosystem

A network of capital providers to support your business when the time is right.

 

Areas of Focus

Growth  Strategy   Creating a roadmap and milestones to achieve your growth vision.

Growth
Strategy

Creating a roadmap and milestones to achieve your growth vision.

Financial Sustainability & Growth   Utilizing "right-sized" tools to manage cash and project growth.

Financial Sustainability & Growth

Utilizing "right-sized" tools to manage cash and project growth.

People  Strategy   Understanding who and when to hire based on your growth strategy.

People
Strategy

Understanding who and when to hire based on your growth strategy.

 
Good Jobs  Vision   Articulating your good jobs vision.

Good Jobs
Vision

Articulating your good jobs vision.

Capital  Strategy   Identifying the mission-aligned capital required to help you scale.

Capital
Strategy

Identifying the mission-aligned capital required to help you scale.

 
 
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Is your company a good fit for the Accelerator?

Companies are a good fit, when they have:

An established business model that supports good job creation.

The capacity and commitment to fully participate.

Demonstrated product/market fit and traction.

A scalable business model with tangible expansion opportunities.

 

What to expect when joining the Accelerator

Time commitment: 

  • 16 weeks to work through the areas of focus.

  • On average 10 hours per month with your cohort in structured workshops and with your lead advisor and specialist.

  • Our goal is to give you the time and space to work on the growth of your business.

Structure: 

  • Cohort based, in person workshops and practical learning.

  • 1-on-1 mentoring session with high-caliber advisors to put learnings into action.

What does it cost to participate?

  • $1,000 initial payment.

  • 3-Year Revenue Share.

  • 1% equity

 

Want to learn more?

Share your contact information with us and you’ll be the first to hear the latest news about the Accelerator, including when the company application goes live.