Now Accepting Applications - Fall 2023 Entrepreneurs Bootcamp Online Accelerator

The Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship and the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce open enrollment for the Fall 2023 Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 1.0: an online accelerator, designed to assess and validate the feasibility of a business concept, create a business model and provide hands-on experience for entrepreneurs seeking to launch a startup for the first time in the state of Kentucky. From now through mid-August 2023, applications are open for Kentucky-based entrepreneurs and early-stage startups into the Fall 2023 online accelerator.

It's exciting to kick-off another cohort of the Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 1.0 online accelerator for the Fall 223 term," said Warren Nash, executive director of VACE, "I would encourage all Kentucky-based entrepreneurs with a new startup idea to apply and make their dream a reality," said Nash. 


Acceptance into the accelerator is competitive with limited capacity, and all instructions must be followed in the application process. Mandatory orientation will take place via webinar on August 23, 2023 from 5 -6 p.m. EST. Click here to RSVP for the orientation and info session meeting. 


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