Accelerate with Propeller

Launch your idea, grow your business

About Our Programs

Propeller’s accelerator programs help entrepreneurs get the resources and mentorship they need to launch and grow their ideas, startups, businesses or nonprofits.

We know entrepreneurs need support at every stage of development, so we designed our accelerator programs to meet you where you are – from launching an early-stage startup to expanding an established business.

In every program, we provide entrepreneurs with free access to experts in marketing, financial accounting, legal assistance, and everything in between. We also pair entrepreneurs with a mentor or leader in their specific industry, who works with them one-on-one every week for the duration of the program. Interested? Sign up here, and we'll reach out to help you figure out what program is right for you.

Our Accelerator Programs

Startup Accelerator

Our Startup Accelerator helps startup businesses and and nonprofits currently in the idea, pilot, or development phase work on achieving their first paying customers. Our Startup Accelerator is specifically for entrepreneurs working to tackle disparities in New Orleans’ food, water, health, and education systems. 

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Growth Accelerator

Our Growth Accelerator supports established businesses and nonprofits to achieve strategic growth and expand their impact. Our Growth Accelerator is specifically for entrepreneurs working to tackle disparities in New Orleans’ food, water, health, and education systems. Applications are open now for our Spring 2018 cohort.

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South Broad Business Initiative

Our South Broad Business Initiative provides business owners of color located on and around South Broad Street with technical assistance, mentorship, and comprehensive support in areas including marketing, financials, legal assistance, and updating technology. Applications are now open.

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“Propeller has been a tremendous resource for JAC. With the support of our consultant and the pro bono network, we’ve been able to increase our impact from 30 clients to 450 clients in less than 12 months.”

Ameca Reali
Co-Founder, Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana ('13)

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