Accel7 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on entrepreneur and economic growth in the Greater Hudson Valley region of New York State.
We have offices in White Plains, NY, and Rhinebeck, NY, in partnership with local coworking spaces.
The Accel7 team is made up of leaders with more than 40+ combined years of experience working with early-stage startup companies, with impact on 40+ countries and six continents.
Come join us and our startups to add your experience.
Accel7 Service Partners operate and embed with our startup companies on 1-2 month projects aligned with Accel7's modules. Accel7 leadership works closely with you to introduce your team to our startup companies, and helps align the needs and requirements of our founders' goals and milestones with your capabilities and methods of operation.
At Accel7, we do not just train startup founders and teams on how to operate. At Accel7, we operate side-by-side with startup founders and teams, focusing on executing on tasks and deliverables. As a Service Partner, you provide our startup companies with industry-leading knowledge, and leverage your operational experience and expertise to co-lead a hands-on project with specified deliverables, on time and within budget.
Accel7 companies focus on building solutions in the Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) space. Your work will contribute to the betterment of families, communities and businesses living and operating in the new economy.
Accel7 works with Service Partners in one of two main ways:
01 Service Partners commit to a one-month project in alignment with their expertise and focused on one of Accel7's program modules, which include Customer, Product, Traction and Money. The one-month project includes a one-time 1:30 hour session on a specific topic of expertise to educate and advise startup companies on launch and growth, aligned with learning outcomes. Secondly, the one-month project includes three weeks (or more, in specific cases) of embedded operations side-by-side with each startup company, aligned with deliverables.
02 Service Providers host a series of strategy sessions on their subject matter expertise over the course of 2-3 months, meeting with startup founders (and teammates, if accompanied) to develop and implement strategies and best practices for growth. Service Providers lead sessions in alignment with Accel7 learning objectives and operational goals, in support of startup acceleration.
Accel7 is looking for Service Providers in the following areas of focus: Health & Body Training; Leadership Mindset; Stress & Pain Management; Customer Development; Brand Design; Brand Development; Product Design; Product Development; Go-To-Market Strategy; Marketing Campaigns; Customer Acquisition; Business Development & Sales; Partnerships.
Ethical and moral leadership traits
Competitor or Challenger mindset, or Creative and Critique mindset
Leads with clear and consistent communications as a partner and influencer on special projects.
Strong experience working with founders and/or startup companies. Note: Accel7 does not define startups as small businesses.
Showcased expertise and thought leadership in industry publications, speaking engagements and other special engagements.
Past performance implementing best practices and growth methods while leading special projects in industry.
Accel7 pays Service Providers for one-month and multi-month engagements, defining a budget per one startup company and applying this budget to the number of companies the Service Provider works with over the course of the cohort program. Accel7 does request small sponsorship participation from Service Providers, in alignment with operational and promotional initiatives throughout Service Provider engagement(s).