ELLA Ascend is a 4-month accelerator program designed for women entrepreneurs to scale their business at a fast-tracked pace. You are solving an inherent need in the marketplace and have proven traction. Now, gain the edge you need to take big strides forward.
What you'll receive as a program participant in ELLA Ascend
Get expert advice that’s tailored to your specific business needs through a variety of program elements including one-on-mentorship, progress check-ins with a staff member, and join a small group of peers in bi-weekly meetings to discuss current challenges and possible paths to success, through Founder circles. You will also participate in hands-on workshops, which will cover topics necessary to complete program deliverables and will be conducted by experts in their field.
ELLA gives you access to an inclusive community of women entrepreneurs who span across many backgrounds, industries, and specializations.
Set yourself up for success through curated workshops and customized support from experts to develop the leader in you.
Develop the sales and marketing playbook needed to scale your venture.
Think you have the next high potential venture and want to take it to the next level? This 4-month virtual accelerator program is designed to support women entrepreneurs as they find product-market fit, build traction, and unlock their roadmap for scale through workshops, and one-on-one mentorship.
April 17, 2023
May 8, 2023
May 30, 2023
Launch and orientation
June 20, 2023
October 20, 2023
Companies apply online via the application form linked below.
If you have any questions about the registration process, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Short-listed candidates invited to interview in May.
Candidates finalized in May.
- You are a woman entrepreneur with at least 50% ownership of a registered business, non-profit or social enterprise, and you are working full-time on your venture
- You have a minimum annual revenue of $50,000 and paying customers
- Your business is located in Canada
- You are open to change, looking to step out of your comfort zone and are willing to give back to the ELLA Community with your own strengths and insight
- You can commit fully to the requirements of a 4-month accelerator program
Apply now to receive the tools you need to succeed.
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