Opportunity Zone Capital Accelerator Program

The Opportunity Zone Capital Accelerator Program provides free consulting services for businesses seeking opportunity zone investment. Businesses selected for the program worked with a consultant who guided them through the process of honing their pro forma, capital campaign, and pitch deck.

The goals for the program are to:

  • help the selected businesses secure opportunity zone investment
  • provide an example that other business owners and investors can follow

In September 2021, we partnered with gener8tor to open up applications for a third cohort of businesses. Each program is capped at five teams, and requires no fees and no equity. Participating companies will receive:

  • individualized coaching and mentorship from the gBETA team during weekly, one-on-one meetings
  • one-on-one meetings with over 25 mentors including serial entrepreneurs, subject matter experts and investors
  • a weekly Lunch and Learn series featuring topics relevant to startups including understanding market size, choosing a revenue model, and how to pitch investors
  • access to a exclusive pitch night reception during which participating companies have the opportunity to pitch to an audience of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and community members
  • opportunity to build relationships within each cohort of five companies, and the community of gener8tor and gBETA alumni
  • Over $1 million in deals and perks from vendors like IBM Cloud, Rackspace, Amazon, PayPal, Zendesk, and Microsoft

 Applications for this program are open. Learn more and apply through the gBETA website.


Type: Consulting

For: Businesses in opportunity zones

Application period: September to November 2021

OEDIT division: Business Funding and Incentives

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