Brad's Deals Women's Tech Accelerator

Women in Tech Program

The Women's Tech Accelerator was born through our pursuit to help break down the barriers for women in tech. We're committed to providing valuable experiences and expanding new businesses for each participant selected. This year-long opportunity combines mentorship, resources, and collaboration creating a unique space for dreamers and doers. If this inspires you, we'd love to hear from you.

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What you'll get

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Expert Advice

Engineering, UX, SEO & SEM, finance, design, and more

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Unlimited Access

to our office space, resources, and snacks

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Community

Social events, lunch-and-learns, and skill-sharing opportunities

Our Participants

Cora CEO and Founder Sara Taylor-Demos

Sara Taylor-Demos

CEO and Founder of Cora

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Cora's marketplace & industry-specific tools give designers & vendors the power to run their business on their own terms.

Cora's Head of Partnerships Colette Conway

Colette Conway

Head of Partnerships at Cora

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Cora's marketplace & industry-specific tools give designers & vendors the power to run their business on their own terms.

StoryBolt Co-Founder and CEO Nassim Abdi

Nassim Abdi, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CEO of StoryBolt

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Storybolt, enables impactful 'Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging' conversations around award-winning documentaries that tell real stories.

Pie for Providers COO Hannah Meyer

Hannah Meyer

COO of Pie for Providers

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Claim more child care subsidy funding with less time and hassle.

Pie for Providers CEO Chelsea Sprayregen

Chelsea Sprayregen

CEO of Pie for Providers

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Claim more child care subsidy funding with less time and hassle.

Docademia Co-Founder Nassim Abdi

Nassim Abdi, Ph.D.

Co-Founder of Docademia

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Docademia, now Storybolt, enables impactful 'Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging' conversations around award-winning documentaries that tell real stories.

Book and Main Co-Founder Tracey

Tracey Suppo

Co-Founder of Book + Main

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Literary matchmaker for romance readers and authors.

Noirefy Founder Shaniqua Davis

Shaniqua Davis

Founder of Noirefy

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Noirefy is a diversity advancement platform that connects diverse professionals with high growth companies.

Thriveosity Founder Ritu Trivedi-Purohit

Dr. Ritu Trivedi-Purohit

Founder of Thriveosity

GiftOn Founder Tatyana Shestopalova

Tatyana Shestopalova

Founder of GiftOn

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Five to Nine Founder Jasmine Smalls

Jasmine Smalls

Founder of Five to Nine

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Five to Nine's platform helps manage and evaluate company events – both virtual and in-person – so you can focus on building the employee experience.

Feedback Builder Founder Alice Locatelli

Alice Locatelli

Founder of Feedback Builder

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Grow your startup

One great idea at a time, selected participants will gain:

  • An expert team
    Covering every aspect of your business, we'll intentionally help you grow. Our committed team of experts will collaborate, brainstorm, and mentor you in Web & App Development, User Experience, SEO & SEM, Design, Social Media, and Finance.
  • Helpful resources
    Get unlimited access to our office resources including WiFi, phones, personal desk space for you and your team, conference rooms, and lounge. Our fully equipped space offers televisions with Apple TV and HDMI cables for your meetings.
  • A creative space
    Our killer location is in the heart of River North's tech scene offering public transportation options, bars and restaurants, and entertainment. Plus, our open floor plan is full of light, views of the city, unique spaces to work or hang out, and fun and games for breaks.
  • A rewarding culture
    Our inclusive and diverse culture encourages a supportive and fun environment. We offer healthy snacks, organic fruit, and beverages to feed our innovation…and it's free! From social gatherings to team outings to community and volunteer events, we like to hang out together.

More questions? Check out the Women's Tech Accelerator FAQ.

Our Experts

Amanda

Amanda Holman

Data Analyst

Ashley

Ashley Sullivan

Front End Developer

Claud

Claud Fuhrman

Social Media Specialist

Stephanie

Stephanie Johnson

Customer Retention Manager

Courtney

Courtney Omell

Voice of Customer Manager

Alyssa

Alyssa Snyder

HR Specialist

Amy

Amy Bourne

President and COO

Casey

Casey Runyan

Managing Editor

Jess

Jess Adams

VP of Human Resources

Lauren

Lauren Lee

Business Development Manager

Sarah

Sarah Schmidt

CFO

Apply to the program

Applications for the 2021 cohort are now open! Submit your business plan now to apply.

Dates are subject to change as a result of COVID-19.

Please check out our Women's Tech Accelerator FAQ for additional information.

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