Have you ever dreamed of having your own business but don’t know how to start?

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We are now taking applications for our Spring class beginning March 18th, 2014!

The Accion Academy for Entrepreneurial Success (AAES) program is an 8-week series of practical, hands-on training accompanied by one-on-one business counseling to empower individuals – like you – to become entrepreneurs and create a job for yourself! In addition to receiving access to multiple business resources and experts to help you build a thriving business, participants who complete the series will also be eligible for up to a $5,000 business loan to cover start-up costs!

Training sessions will include:

  • How to get started
  • How to manage your personal  & business finances
  • How to stand out among the competition
  • How to promote your business
  • How to determine your pricing

Total cost: $49 (Refundable upon successful completion of the program); Payable at the 2nd class session.

Capacity is limited and there is an application selection process so make sure to get your application in no later than Monday, March 3, 2014. Selected participants will be notified of acceptance into the program by Monday, March 10, 2014.
Or call the Accion office to request a paper application at (619) 795-7250.

Congratulations to our first graduating class!


Read about this class in the UT: “First entrepreneurs graduate from new academy”