The Entrepreneurs Network is launching the first women business accelerator in Upstate New York.

TEN is seeking female entrepreneurs focused on driving profitable growth and scaling existing companies in the region. The organization strongly urges women-led startups commercializing scientific breakthroughs and new technologies to apply to this exclusive program. Applications are due Sept. 14.

Eligible entrepreneurs will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Headquartered in Upstate New York
  • Must be a founder/co-founder, owner or CEO
  • Already in business, selling a product or service, with a focus on expansion
  • Tech startups must have a working prototype and beta customers.

TEN’s mission is to grow tech startups and scalable small businesses located in the upstate region. Officials describe it as an intense program, focused on helping entrepreneurs build companies that are profitable, scalable and sustainable.

Entrepreneurs interested in the women business accelerator program can apply here.