The Accelerator Program is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs grow ideas into businesses by providing them with expertise, mentorship and key connections needed to fuel their success.
Start your journey and expand your business in Louisiana, meshing the coolness of your innovative concept to its thriving startup community. Enjoy a low cost of living and impressive work/life balance on the path to making your dreams come true.
Learn how to define your brand by looking deeper into your culture and consumer personalities to reach your true identity. This will provide you with the best strategy for connecting with consumers through differentiation.
WE LOVE STARTUPS
EAP is a platform that is designed for scalable, high growth startups looking for lean and sound strategies for the future.
EVALUATE YOUR BUSINESS MODEL
Our team explores the details of your business, from financial viability to consumer satisfaction, to determine if the resources provided by EAP will be able to advance the seed of an idea to the forest of a fast growing, innovative firm.
GET THE FUNDING YOU NEED
Perfect your plan and pitch to potential investors to receive opportunities for funding to continue research and testing to shape your future company.
LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS
Access branding, marketing practices and connections to ensure a successful and powerful launch of your business, signaling your transition from the nest to the competitive ecosystem of your industry.
BRF CEO and EAP executive director named most influential in tech and entrepreneurship in Louisiana for fourth straight year
BRF President and CEO John F. George Jr., M.D., and BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Executive Director Dave Smith have been named to Silicon Bayou’s 2018 Top 100 list, which names Louisiana’s most influential people in tech and entrepreneurship. This...
EAP portfolio company announces partnership to establish all-in-one sideline replay and video breakdown solution for youth and collegiate sports
EAP portfolio company announces partnership to establish all-in-one sideline replay and video breakdown solution for youth and collegiate sports Shreveport, La. – Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company SkyCoach, the leading sideline replay...
University students awarded nearly $14,000 to help launch their businesses at EAP Grand Prix pitch competitions
Students at three North Louisiana universities competed for prizes and startup assistance at BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program’s (EAP) Grand Prix, a series of university business plan competitions held in November and designed to support student innovation....
The Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) helps create wealth for entrepreneurs by analyzing viable ideas and products, matching them with informed investors, and nurturing them toward rewarding markets.