The Fuerza Local Arizona Program continues to serve participants in the newest cohort. 46 Hispanic entrepreneurs will be recognized as the latest group to graduate the Fuerza Local Business Accelerator Program.
The Fuerza Local Business Accelerator Program is a six-month training program offered at no cost to underserved Hispanic business owners in the Valley. During the program, entrepreneurs learn some of the fundamentals to launch or develop their business, creating a firm foundation for their goals. Lessons on accounting, social media, marketing, and many others are taught completely in Spanish by industry professionals and experts, giving participants the opportunity to learn from some of the best and most experienced in the Valley.
260 business owners have already completed the program since its launch in 2014, and have made well over $8.1 million in gross sales.
The community is invited to celebrate the achievements of these entrepreneurs at a graduation celebration on Wednesday, July 25, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Legends Event Center-4240 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85019.
The event is free to attend and will include a business expo featuring the program graduates, networking opportunities, and the graduation ceremony.
Guests can RSVP on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/2076674409247250/
Fuerza Local’s Business Accelerator Program is sponsored by Local First Arizona Foundation, Arizona Community Foundation, Phoenix Community Development Investment Corporation, Pakis Foundation, Marisol Federal credit union, Desert Financial federal credit union, GoDaddy, APS, City of Mesa, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona , CopperPoint Mutual, Macayo’s, Thunderbirds Charities, Hensley Beverage Distributing.