Open Call: Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator Venture Fellows Program


The Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA) has announced an open call for their Venture Fellows program. This 2-3 year commitment is an opportunity to grow your business in the company of a nurturing entrepreneurs in fashion, accessories, product, home and tech.  Those selected will have a structured mentorship program, receive brand building advice and have access to curated events for learning and networking. Participants will also have studio access at the BF+DA.  

They are looking for businesses that have five key elements: 

  • Design and innovation
  • Social and environmental values
  • Growth potential
  • Financial security
  • Cultural fit

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the next review round closes on April 10th, 2017.

Learn more and apply at BF+DA Venture Fellows.

Note: When applying, please add The Emerging Designer as your referral source. 

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