Longmont, Colo.: Innovate Longmont, a startup platform for entrepreneurs with innovative and transformative ideas, announced today that its Innovate Accelerator program is now accepting applications from local entrepreneurs.

The Innovate Accelerator is a personalized startup accelerator program for early stage innovative startups, helping entrepreneurs transform vision and passion into successful, scalable ventures. The Innovate accelerator provides Longmont entrepreneurs with a unique curriculum, mentors, connections, support, and injections of capital to help build, launch and grow local startups.

The accelerator program focuses on five strategies including training, mentoring, funding, exposure, and growth. Innovate Accelerator participants will be connected to resources to improve their business skills through training and support in leadership, product development, financial modeling, branding and marketing, systems, and infrastructure. They will be provided access to industry experts for personalized coaching and mentoring sessions focused on filling gaps and achieving goals. Additionally, they are given the opportunity to apply for an infusion of capital through City of Longmont funded grants as their startup gains validation, traction, and growth.

Innovate Longmont has also made global and local partnerships with organizations such as Google for Startups, IBM, HubSpot for Startups, the Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce, and more, to provide additional resources to Innovate Accelerator entrepreneurs and their startups.

Administration of the Innovate Longmont Accelerator is a public private partnership between Advance Longmont Partners Longmont Economic Development Partnership, City of Longmont, TinkerMill, Boulder County SBDC, Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce, and Startup Longmont.

Entrepreneurs interested in applying for the accelerator program may do so by visiting the Innovate Longmont website at https://innovatelongmont.org/innovate-accelerator/apply/