Meet the 30 student entrepreneurs and recent graduates who were selected for the prestigious 2021 WBENC Collegiate Accelerator.
The WBENC Collegiate Accelerator, previously the WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program, is a premier startup program for collegiate female founders and recent graduates. Aspiring collegiate female entrepreneurs will learn to grow and scale their businesses through tailored entrepreneurship curriculum, focused on the fundaments of growth, access to capital, marketing, business strategy, and leadership. They receive mentoring from some of the most successful women-owned businesses and America’s largest Fortune 500 companies, while also participating in a virtual showcase of their product or service to WBENC Corporate Members, a pitch competition, and join an alumni community of over 200 female founders.
In addition, three $5,000 Innovation Grants will be awarded to the most disruptive and innovative businesses.