Michigan-Based Bamboo Detroit and Windsor-Based The Accelerator Announce New International Partnership
Co-Working Spaces to Partner and Offer Area Businesses First-Ever Cross-Border Office Collaboration for International Operations
DETROIT and WINDSOR, Ontario (May 17, 2022) – Co-working organizations, Bamboo Detroit, with offices in Detroit and Royal Oak Mich., and Windsor, Ontario-based Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator ( The Accelerator),are announcing a first-ever, joint operating partnership, allowing members of each organization to have an international presence in both the United States and Canada. The new monthly coworking option is available immediately.
Accelerator Client B.G. Plate Launches Kickstarter Campaign
Accelerator Virtual Client B.G. Plate has launched their Kickstarter Campaign running until May 26th. The B.G. Plate is a 12-inch solid cast iron plate, pre-seasoned and comprised of two individual pieces. The Plate is versatile as it can be used on the stove top, grill, oven, or fire and designed with less temperature fluctuation and, more even temperature distribution. The compact size is ideal for easy transportation and storage.
Accelerator Receives Canada Healthy Communities Initiative Round 2 Funding for Creating Safe and Vibrant Public Spaces.
The Accelerator is grateful to be a recipient of the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative Round 2 Funding for Creating Safe and Vibrant Public Spaces. Through this initiative, the Government of Canada, alongside Community Foundations of Canada, is building safer spaces and ensuring a higher quality of life for people across the country.
Gordie Howe International Bridge Project Community Benefit Plan Initiative Update
In November, 2021, The Accelerator began our second year working with the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project on an initiative funded by the Community Benefits Plan. The full plan includes multiple partners across the region engaged in more than 100 separate initiatives. The full plan is available on the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project website.
Meet Taylor Clapp
From tackling program development and schedule management, to finding and assisting the grant applications, Taylor Clapp has her sights on the long-term success of The Accelerator. Learn more about the newest addition to The Accelerator team!
Carousel horses come back to life, with an artistic touch
You can almost hear the whinny of the carousel horses that Windsor artist Glen Donaldson is bringing back to life with his painting skills.
Donaldson has been commissioned to restore the brilliant colours on five full-size carousel horses purchased in New Jersey.
Community Benefits Plan for the Gordie Howe International Bridge
In response to community feedback, and to help Sandwich and west Windsor businesses and entrepreneurs take advantage of these opportunities, a new business development program has been created using funding through the Community Benefits Plan for the Gordie Howe International Bridge.
Windsor Business Accelerator hails milestone with donor wall
WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor Business Accelerator is celebrating nine years in the community.
Business leaders, volunteers and many start-up entrepreneurs were on hand today to unveil a new donor wall.
Accelerator thanks supporters with donor wall
The Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator unveiled a wall dedicated to donors, mentors and investors Friday during a ceremony thanking supporters.
“It has been an incredible journey and we would not be here without the support and belief of our members, graduates, investors, mentors, volunteers and organizational partners,” said CEO Arthur Barbut.
Sandwich Business Development Program launches for businesses and entrepreneurs
WINDSOR, ONT. -- A new business development program is now available for Sandwich area businesses and entrepreneurs due to funding through the Gordie Howe International Bridge Community Benefits Plan.