Accelerator Programs

The Builder Program

The Builder Program is Opportunity Machine’s 9-week accelerator program for idea to early stage startups. The program is designed to help participants test for product-market fit, refine their approach, and make important connections to potential customers. The cohort based model provides participants with accountability, connections to other startup founders, and mentorship from business & industry specific experts.

What You’ll Learn

Value Proposition Design

Customer Development

Testing Business Ideas

Business Model Design

Revenue Model Design

Pitch Training

Opportunity Health Track

Opportunity Health is a hybrid accelerator program focused on healthcare companies that are looking to improve care, reduce costs, & create new efficient approaches to problems within the medical industry. Startups chosen to participate in the program receive access to c-level healthcare industry leaders who are willing to open their facilities’ doors to test innovative products/services, mentor startups, and potentially invest to create smart partnerships.

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Interested in Our Accelerator Programs?

Check out the dates for our next cohort on our calendar & apply below.

*While participation in the Builder Program requires Opportunity Machine membership, membership fees are waived for the duration of the program and may be waived for up to 6 months from the program start date.

If you are interested in participating in the Opportunity Health Accelerator Program, be sure to indicate healthcare as the industry sector on your membership application. All startups indicating healthcare as the industry sector & interest in accelerator programs when applying for membership will be considered for the Opportunity Health track.

As a marketing professional I have utilized the OM to expand my network, learn new techniques, and mentor those around me who are looking to learn about marketing for their small business. The OM provides an opportunity for young entrepreneurs to hone their skills and grow their business.

Whitney Savoie
VP of Marketing at FlyGuys

Opportunity Machine is a critical partner in the Lafayette Innovation ecosystem. The startup company expertise and growth mindset in this organization makes Opportunity Machine an ideal partner when working to transition technology from research outcomes to commercial success.

Noah Bergeron
Associate Director of UL Lafayette Office of Innovation Management