Makerspace NextFab, which has locations in Philadelphia and Wilmington, is welcoming entrepreneurs outside its membership program to participate in its virtual accelerator for artisans.
Since its founding 2009, NextFab has offered classes, instructional events and education for its members, along with its RAPID Hardware Accelerator. In April 2020, the Wilmington location launched the Artisan Accelerator program with a virtual pilot. The eight-week experience was designed to help artisans take their side hustles to the next level, and served five makers.
“NextFab’s accelerator program helped me scale my business by 20% in a few months,” said Yemina Israel, Wilmington-based founder of Addi Naturals, in a statement. “The resources, guidance and support shaped my marketing strategies, financial projections and customer segmentation.”
This year, the program will be available to…