Applications are now open for the 2023 Cohort of the Laine Business Accelerator. After the passing of Erick Laine a memorial fund was established in his name. From this fund the concept of a business accelerator was developed.
Since its inception the program has helped 14 local business learn and grow through 13 weeks of meetings, roundtables and training opportunities. The program includes mentorship, a student consultant and working capital for each business.
The program is looking for businesses that already have revenue, are scalable and is operated in or has a direct impact on the greater Olean region.