Have you ever dreamed of having your own business but don’t know how to start?

Accion Clients Mario and Thanh-Thanh of Banana Dang in Oceanside, CA

Accessity Clients Mario and Thanh-Thanh of Banana Dang in Oceanside, CA

The Accessity Academy for Entrepreneurial Success (AAES) program is a 10-week series of practical, hands-on training accompanied by one-on-one business counseling to empower individuals – like you – to become entrepreneurs and create a job for yourself! In addition to receiving access to multiple business resources and experts to help you build a thriving business, participants who complete the series will also be eligible for up to a $5,000 business loan to cover start-up costs!

Training sessions will include:

  • How to get started
  • How to manage your personal  & business finances
  • How to stand out among the competition
  • How to promote your business
  • How to determine your pricing

Committment fee: $20 (Refundable upon successful completion of the program); Payable at the 2nd class session.

Capacity is limited and there is an application selection process so make sure to get your application in no later than Sunday, February 12, 2023. Selected participants will be notified of acceptance into the program during the week of February 20, 2023.
Or call the Accessity office to request a paper application at (619) 795-7250.

Congratulations to our past graduating classes!

22 Class

Spring 2022 Graduates (online session)

Accessity academy grads

Summer 2021 Graduates (online session)

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2020 Spring Grads (online session)


2019 Class Graduating Class


Spring 2018 Graduating Class


Fall 2017 Graduating Class


Spring 2017 Graduating Class


Fall 2016 Graduating Class


Spring 2016 Graduating Class

Fall 2015 Graduating Class


Spring 2015 Class


Spring 2014 Class


Fall 2013 Class

Read about our first class in the San Diego U-T: “First entrepreneurs graduate from new academy”