Applications are now open for BFN Accelerate – a cohort-based program delivered by University of Toronto’s Black Founders Network (BFN) to support Black startup founders from the U of T community.

BFN Accelerate provides Black-led startups with access to an unparalleled network of founders, investors, and mentors along with resources, education, and venture funding to accelerate the growth of their start-ups.  

BFN Accelerate is industry/sector agnostic and is designed to help you develop solutions to meet the customer’s needs, launch your MVP/beta, start or grow your team, generate revenue, secure funding and explore value chain/distribution partnerships.

If your startup has a prototype or minimum viable product (MVP), early traction, evidence that there is a need for the product or service, and some early revenue or initial funding through grants and pitch competitions, BFN Accelerate is for you! 

The deadline to apply is May 9, 2023.

Learn more and apply.