MAxT Makerspace Announces New Business Accelerator Program, ReadyMAKEGo!
PETERBOROUGH, NH – MAxT Makerspace is launching a first of its kind business accelerator program for the Monadnock Region, called ReadyMAKEGo! The program, sponsored by SoClean, aims to provide product startups with education, mentoring and networking opportunities during an intensive 12-month program that will start in June.
The accelerator was designed to address the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire. It will connect new and growing companies with a robust set of resources, one-on-one mentorship, networking, and award-winning coaching. The program is designed for pre-revenue start-up businesses with an existing product. The program is focused on the implementing best practices, strengthening the fundamentals of the company’s business plan and sharpening marketing strategies.
Companies interested in the program can apply at www.maxtmakerspace/readymakego. Applications are due by midnight on May 20th. The program’s team of advisors will then select four businesses to participate in the first group to enter the program. As part of the program, businesses receive free 24/7 access to MAxT Makerspace with a personal workspace; a $500 stipend for business start-up expenses; one-on-one mentoring from a team of local subject matter experts; coaching on developing and delivering effective pitches; and free participation in a series of keynote lectures guided by local subject matter experts.
“We are excited to be able to offer the type of program that can jumpstart innovation and entrepreneurship here in our community,” said Roy Schlieben, Executive Director at MAxT “We believe we have a ton of talent in our area, and are providing the resources and environment they’ve been looking for to go after their dreams.”
The program is the result of a partnership between a number of organizations. The Center for Women and Enterprise is providing educational workshops during the program. The program’s Lead Sponsor SoClean and Gold Level Sponsor AirTank are providing one-on-one mentoring and keynote talks on key issues faced by the participating entrepreneurs.
“As an innovative brand committed to improving people’s lives, we are very excited to be sponsors of ‘Ready Make Go,’” said Bob Wilkins, CEO. “We anticipate seeing a great deal of creative, new product ideas by inventors in the region. The SoClean team is ready to offer our expertise and experience bringing products to market, and we look forward to meeting and being inspired by future entrepreneurs, who participate in and use the resources that ReadyMAKEGo! offers.”
For press inquiries please contact MAxT Executive Director Roy Schlieben at firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-554-2459.
Monadnock Art x Tech (MAxT) as a 501c3 non-profit with the mission to support a vibrant creative and entrepreneurial community in Peterborough, NH. It started its makerspace in 2015 and has recently moved to its 8000sf facility at 49 Vose Farm Rd. It provides space, equipment and education for its members. Its programs focus on continuing education, entrepreneurship and workforce training. www.maxtmakerspace.org.
SoClean Inc. is the creator of the world’s first automated CPAP cleaner and sanitizer, an innovative device that naturally sanitizes CPAP equipment without the need for disassembly, water or harsh chemicals. It’s the safer, healthier way to breathe cleaner and have a better CPAP experience. For more information, visit http://www.soclean.com.