The University of Bridgeport Accelerator Program

Propel Your Business!

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Propel Your Business!

Thanks to a grant from the City of Bridgeport, The University of Bridgeport will help you propel your business in their accelerator program for Bridgeport residents who have businesses located in Bridgeport, CT.

The University of Bridgeport Accelerator program includes:

  • 40 week accelerator program with a weekly speaker series from subject matter experts

  • Physical co-working space for 4 months if needed 

  • A mentor specifically to help you

  • Successful completion of the program allows you the opportunity to apply for a $7,000 grant that can be used to expand your business efforts

Examples of topics include:

  • Identify your target customer to grow revenue

  • Learn how to acquire customers profitably

  • Learn to prioritizing the right initiatives

  • Learn the environmental ecosystem in the State of Connecticut

  • Create a pitch deck for investors

It all begins with an application:

Next Cohort To Be Announced

Application Requirements

  • Business must be registered in the State of Connecticut

  • You must be a resident of the City of Bridgeport, CT

  • Business must have one location in the City of Bridgeport, CT

  • All applications will be interviewed, and the selected businesses will be announced

Congratulations to 2022 cohort of companies selected!

Join the waitlist to be notified of when the next cohort opens.


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City of Bridgeport

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Bauer Hall Innovation Center, 82 Marina Park Cir
Bridgeport, CT 06604

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