Get the executive education, management know-how, and business support system you need to grow your established small business through this intensive, cohort-based program. No previous degrees required, just the willingness to work on your business, not just in it!
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Accelerate Latinx powered by Interise and Fuerza Local Arizona, known locally as Nivel Ejecutivo
Nivel Ejecutivo uses Interise’s StreetWise ‘MBA’™ curriculum, an award-winning executive training curriculum, to provide programing that supports business owners on their path to growth and success. The StreetWise ‘MBA’™ is designed to give business owners access to business knowledge, management know-how, and relationships needed for their businesses to flourish in today’s competitive marketplace.
The curriculum is designed to run for about seven months.
During that time, you can expect to learn about:
• business development strategies
• strategic planning
• finance and financial management
• human resources
• accessing capital
• government contracts
SUPPORTIVE BUSINESS NETWORK
Once connected, business owners have this revelation: “I don’t have to be alone.” As a participant, you’ll be surrounded by CEOs, like you, who will become your trusted advisors. There is also an alumni group of CEOs, living around the country, for you to connect with for advice and business opportunities.
ACCESS TO CAPITAL & CONTRACTING
Prepare for opportunities with government and anchor institutions, and learn from experts in the field of both public and private lending. Preparation for contracting success is a unique feature of the StreetWise 'MBA'™
IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?
Our ideal candidates are tired of the status quo, and looking to gain the business knowledge, skills, and trusted networks needed to grow and guide their business successfully.
2018 National Latino Business Results
- 72% of Latino alumni’s businesses increased or maintained their annual revenues, with an average annual revenue growth of 35%. (Note: among those who increased revenue, average growth is 62%.)
- 83% of Latino alumni reported their businesses being profitable.
- $168 million in government, institutional, and corporate contracting secured by Latino alumni’s businesses.
- 62% of Latino alumni stay connected to fellow participants, with 26% doing business with each other.
- 74% of alumni businesses added or retained jobs.
Basic Eligibility Requirements
- Business owner identifies as Hispanic, Latino or Latina
- $250,000 – $5 Million in annual revenues
- One other full-time employee beside the owner(s)
- Been in business for at least 2 years
- Willingness and ability to attend class for 7 months, complete mandatory assignments, and complete program surveys as requested
"The program not only gave me confidence in myself and enhanced my business knowledge; it improved my management skills and helped me to become even more efficient. Since completing the program, our business revenue is up 40% so far"
MANUEL ORTEGA, JR.ORTEGA'S APPLIANCE SERVICE TODAY, INC.
"Building my own business has been challenging, exciting, fulfilling, and nerve-wracking, and because of the support I found through the program, I have grown in my skills and confidence as a business owner and community leader."
JOSÉ TORI MAGUIÑAMINNESOTA INTERPRETERS AND TRANSLATORS (MINT)
"The program helped us develop an attainable business plan and gave us access to capital. Since then, we have doubled our revenue, have systems in place, our corporate structure is more efficient, we are actively participating in networking."
EDGAR SOTELOSOUTHWEST PACKAGING SOLUTIONS, LLC
"The program has helped me to understand how important it is to follow written goals that are part of a growth plan. Just writing down your goals is the first step! Since completing the program, my company has seen 17% growth in revenue, which included contracts with government, corporate and anchor institutions — bringing over $875,000 in contracting opportunities to our business.”
LINDA JAMERSONMFZ VENTURES, INC.
"This program is challenging and rewarding, where you can see the instant changes as you apply the techniques and skills that are taught in every class. You can visually and physically see the changes immediately, which is "Impressive", and makes you realize you are in the right place to help see your goals become a reality."
DR. LATANYA BOWMANDISCOVERY CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CENTER