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Let your business reach greater heights with The Naples Accelerator

 

 

A hub for stellar entrepreneurial results

 Southwest Florida's No. 1 business accelerator. A joint government and non-profit community of entrepreneurs, inventors, investors, pioneers, students and technologists. 

 


 Together
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
            Henry Ford

 

The Naples Accelerator, located at 3510 Kraft Road, off Pine Ridge Road, is a public-private partnership of Collier County and non-profit Economic Incubators Inc. It's Southwest Florida's top business accelerator. Since it opened, it's assisted 68 companies and brought in $12.2 million in venture and  capital investment. 

The 10,000-square-foot business accelerator provides companies with offices, conference rooms, networking, mentoring and training to grow their startups and small businesses. Headed by the accelerator's president and CEO Dr. Marshall Goodman, The Naples Accelerator also brings businesses closer to sources of funding and offers its own angels, the Adrenaline Fund, as well as Fusion Point, a member. Companies have received mentorship from industry leaders, pitched to numerous well-connected people and have gained access to investors and sales leads. Our 37 current tenants are local and global. Some have come from as far away as Finland, Norway, Hungary, Slovakia, Britain, Germany, France and the Ukraine to get their start in the Southwest Florida area.

 

Training and mentorship:

Our clients receive training from a variety of leaders in technology and public administration space. We're partners with SCORE, the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University, and Fusion Point, a group of investors, also is a member.

 

Network and publicity:

Our clients gain access to an extensive network of entrepreneurs, developers and planners, including recurring opportunities to present and participate in various Southwest Florida conferences and symposia.

 

Accelerate your business:

Throughout the process involving the six steps described on The Naples Accelerator Certification page, clients have access to:

  • SBDC/SCORE representatives

  • global support specialists

  • business plan specialists

  • client support specialists

  • web architecture specialists

  • social media advisors

  • The Adrenaline Fund, the accelerator's group of angel investors

Options:

  • Single or shared hard-walled and furnished offices
  • Half-offices and double-offices
  • Open-desk work spaces
  • Modern cubicles
  • Virtual membership

 

Members Enjoy:

  • Large executive conference room with high-quality teleconferencing and A/V equipment
  • Shared kitchen
  • Private conference rooms
  • Copy machine, break-room
  • Plaza lobby with internal meeting space
  • Free onsite parking
  • Networking opportunities, including monthly workshops, twice monthly brownbag Lunch & Learns
  • A prestigious Naples office address
  • General research and social media/marketing/website guidance
  • Consultations with SBDC and SCORE

 

Need more information?

Learn more about our options and pricing. Contact us for more information, a tour or to talk: info@naplesaccelerator.com 239-249-5911, or call toll free, 855-949-5911

You can fill out an application here and send it to our director, Dr. Marshall Goodman, at: Marshall@NaplesAccelerator.com

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