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Launch Academy Registration Form

Helping entrepreneurs take their ventures to new heights; Deadline to apply is December 31

(Sacramento CA):  Starting a business is hard work. Scaling a business is equally hard, and often requires different strategy and skills than used in the startup phase. The Launch Academy program works with existing entrepreneurs and small businesses owners from across Northern California that have demonstrated initial success and have potential for significant growth.

Using a group based approach, with 15 businesses accepted into each group, Launch Academy provides mentorship, management training, growth capital connections and other critical resources to help companies achieve breakthrough growth and contribute to the small business-led economic development of Northern California. Group members also gain a strong peer CEO network within their group and with Launch Academy team and alumni.

Applications are now being accepted for 2018 Launch Academy groups. The deadline to apply is December 31st 2017

Any information entered here is confidential and will not be shared by GreatBiz Funding to any third parties without your express permission, ever.

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Please describe the business idea or concept that you would like to work with during the course. This is optional; however, it will be important to enter the course with a starting point concept.

Is your business currently operating?*

What would you like to get out of this course?

Course Registration Preference

Class will begin on the start date and will meet on the same weekday and time every week for six weeks. AM classes are held 9 am -12 pm. PM classes are held 6 pm – 9 pm.

Meeting schedule will be sent after acceptance into the Launch Academy program.

No cost to apply and the course fee is not due until accepted into the program. The course fee is $2999. A minimum deposit of 50% of the total is due upon enrollment, with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of class, unless payment option is set up. Acceptable forms of payment include cash, check, and credit card. There are a limited number of partial scholarships available for participants who qualify for assistance. These partial scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis. Please complete the scholarship section below to apply.

Would you like to complete the financial-need based scholarship application or have you been provided a scholarship code as an GBF loan client or via one of our partners?

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Any other comment or question regarding this registration submission? We would like to know if you have any special class needs such as a disability that could affect your mobility or learning, or if you know you have to miss a certain class date, etc.

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