BBB's Empower by GoDaddy is a virtual multi-month business accelerator.
BBB and GoDaddy partnered together to help businesses secure the resources they need to ignite their business.
Empower by GoDaddy is a 16-week virtual program where business owners will participate in interactive learning sessions and business mentorship.
Empower by GoDaddy will offer:
Throughout the program, we bring in experts in their field to provide experienced advice for your business.
Each session, participants will be able to engage with business leaders to help solve the roadblocks your business faces.
Work with business owners just like you to network and establish quality relationships.
Receive free GoDaddy products to help you reach your business goals more efficiently and effectively.
Work with mentors to help you apply what you learn in each session into clear business actions.
Empower by GoDaddy is GoDaddy’s social impact program that equips entrepreneurs in underserved areas with the trainings, tools, and resources they need to be successful.
Empower by GoDaddy works with leading organizations to deliver interactive multi-month business education programs geared towards Main Street entrepreneurs who want to ignite their business.
Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest, the largest trade association in Arizona, has been around for over 80 years. .
We are dedicated to helpingto build better businesses with ethics at the forefront. BBB is proud to partner with Empower by GoDaddy to bring these important and needed resources to our communities. We are excited about our expansion to offer this program in all of our service areas!
Empower by GoDaddy provides virtual training sessions, mentorship, and amazing networking opportunities. Additionally, GoDaddy will provide free technology products and technical assistance for your business. Empower graduates will also be eligible to compete for prizes during our pitch competition. Last year, participants received legal audits and advice courtesy of Snell and Wilmer, financial guidance courtesy of Desert Financial Credit Union, and educational resources, mentorship, and coworking courtesy of BBB.
Main St. Entrepreneurs play a crucial role in our economy. Think of the types of businesses you'd see on Main Street USA from a florist to a mechanic, a salon to a coffee shop, and every service professional in between.
Odds are, if you're reading this, you're a Main St. Entrepreneur. This program is for the unsung heroes of our business community.
Empower is for Main St. Entrepreneurs who want to take their businesses to the next level Compared to a business incubator, Empower was created as an "accelerator" for those who wish to improve or scale their business" If you are in revenue and you have a history in your local community, we would love to have you apply. Currently, we are only accepting applicants from our service areas. We wish to highlight socially conscious and charitable businesses.
Empower will begin in December 2020 and will take place over 16 weeks with weekly online sessions. Currently, please expect our classes to occur Wednesday Nights. Applications for Empower by GoDaddy will be accepted through Friday, October 30tht at 5:00 p.m. Applicants should expect to have 5-10 hours a week dedicated to Empower. The cohort should also be engaged with their mentors and fellow cohort members.
The application is free and thanks to GoDaddy, all accepted participants will receive a full scholarship valued at over $5,000, however, participants should expect to pay a one-time $99 material program fee. Accepted participants are required to attend all trainings at BBB and are encouraged to meet with mentors in order to gain the full value of the program.
Applications open in September and close on Sunday, October 31, 2020. Applications will be followed by virtual and interviews.
Please note, applications are accepted and screened on a rolling, first-come, first-served basis so be sure to apply today! Don't overthink your application.
We thought you'd never ask! We are still seeking a limited number of key partners and mentors.
If you are passionate about serving entrepreneurs and helping them increase efficiencies and ignite their businesses, we want to hear from you. Please contact email@example.com.