Located in Windsor, Ontario, The Accelerator is an entrepreneurial ecosystem with co-working spaces specifically designed to help accelerate the growth of start-ups and emerging businesses, featuring on-site training and mentoring programs in a truly collaborative environment. Together with our members, we’re working hard to create the future of Windsor and Ontario.
The magic that makes the Accelerator succesful is social capital – the idea that a network provides value to its members by allowing them to access the social resources embedded within that network. In plain english, everyone who becomes a member of the Accelerator immediately gains access to the knowledge, experience and connections that the Accelerator has build over the past 6 and a half years.
We now open our doors to our new location and invite the next generation of great innovators to join the Accelerator. As a quote by famed business mind Peter Drucker states, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” The Accelerator is here to help you do just that.
Our 6,500 sq.ft. facility includes a mix of open-concept and private offices, boardroom and meeting rooms, shared copy & print areas and open common and lounge areas plus kitchen facilities. We're also expanding into a 55,000 sq.ft. location in 2018.
In addition to turnkey office space, we offer a myriad of programs such as business seminars, onsite mentoring, and business plan development. We also have free on-site legal assistance for our members through the University of Windsor’s Law, Technology, & Entrepreneurship Clinic.
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"The Accelerator has opened many doors for AIM Social Media Marketing - giving us the space, environment, and resources to grow our team and business exponentially. The events, connections, and opportunities found at the Accelerator are just a few of the many reasons why we highly recommend other growing businesses to check it out as well."
The Accelerator functions as an entrepreneurial hub, facilitating a collaborative environment where entrepreneurs are encouraged to network and learn with each other. Our new location provides us with the space and resources to maximize your opportunity to make your business a success. By becoming a member, you’ll be part of a vibrant and supportive community of fellow entrepreneurs.
We are still working on pricing at our new location, but we have several packages available that work with startup budgets. And if you need larger space, we would happy to give you a tour of our facility to see how you might be a fit.
Virtual Membership gives you access to the Accelerator 24/7, access to meeting room space, business mailbox and parking.
Open Office gives you 24/7 access to the Accelerator; exclusive use of a desk in an open area, access to meeting room space, access to printing, business mailbox, and parking.
Private Office gives you 24/7 access to the Accelerator; exclusive use of a private office for you and your staff, access to meeting room space, access to printing, business mailbox, and parking.
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