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Navigator and Resource Hub

Don’t know where to start? Need help figuring out your unique pathway to success? Begin your journey with an intention setting session with our ecosystem experts - to gain clarity on what services best fit your needs, now. In this one hour session we’ll get to know you, your business and goals, and suggest a path forward that meets your needs. Matching you to resources in Oregon and/or our service offerings below. These services are open to all members of the community and on a sliding scale based on your level of vulnerability.  Stay tuned via our newsletter or social media.

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Peer Mentorship

Woman Led is now part of XXcelerate! 

We host facilitated peer mentorship groups for current and aspiring female and female identifying leaders and entrepreneurs. Sustained peer-to-peer mentoring is a valuable asset for womxn who want to launch and grow their business. Our groups are intimate groups of 8-10 woman-led businesses, grouped by stage, that meet regularly - focusing on support, roadmapping, resource sharing, and accountability.

We accept applications on a rolling basis!

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Currently on hold due to COVID

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XXcelerate Loan Program &
Capital Readiness Coaching

Is your business ready to grow and scale? Have you had trouble securing a business loan?

Our team of coaches can prepare you and your business for debt financing. We’ll help you prep your financials, align your growth goals to be an attractive investment, give you the confidence to be tactical on a loan application and connect you with local lenders. Graduates of the XXcelerator are also eligible to apply to our XXcelerate Loan Program, a character-based loan program offering loans (up to $100,000) to women entrepreneurs that otherwise have been turned down from conventional lending sources.

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All services will be available on a sliding scale based on a number of factors that make one more vulnerable to systemic barriers.

Navigation Services

Who's it for:
Aspiring and current entrepreneurs of all types who are in transition or seek support in navigating their way around Oregon’s business development resources.

  • Intention Setting & Referral Session
  • Discovery and Support Mapping
  • Roadmapping Service

Peer Mentorship Groups

Who's it for:
Concept stage to advanced growth women entrepreneurs that seek ongoing and regular business support from an intimate group of their peers.

  • Peer support based on stage of business
  • Just in time roadmapping and navigation
  • Quarterly social events and workshops
  • Online community of vetted resources


Who's it for:
Women entrepreneurs ready to invest in the growth, scale, and capital-readiness of their business.

  • Accessible, modular and interactive 3-month course
  • Peer Support & Accountability
  • ‘Pitch’ the Community event
  • Online community of vetted resources
  • Capital readiness coaching
  • Eligible to apply for XXcelerate Loan Program upon graduation

Loan Program and Capital Coaching

Who's it for:
Underserved and underestimated women entrepreneurs who have been turned away from other sources of funding or need support in getting ready for capital.

  • Access to a pool of qualified financial coaches
  • One on one strategic planning support
  • Access to character based capital
Ready to get started? Reach out today.

"XXcelerator has not only given us a large network, but gives us a front seat to constantly access that network."