A free 10-week virtual program designed to strengthen your business finances and position you for growth and funding

July 27th - Oct 5th

Deadline to Apply: July 13th

Weekly on Wednesdays from 9:00 to 10:30am

Virtual meetings on Zoom

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Watch this welcome from our Deputy Director


Our 10-week


Each week includes main session PLUS "Mentor Hour" with speaker

July 27

Psychology of Money + Proof of Feasibility

August 3

Budgeting for Fun & Profit

August 10

Intro to Bookkeeping

August 17

What your Statements are Telling You

August 24

Managing Cash Flow

August 31

Pricing & Margins

Sept 7


Sept 14

Which Funding Source is Right for You?

Sept 21

To Raise or Not to Raise?

Sept 28

Plans & Pitches: Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Oct 5

Equity Crowdfunding: A How To

Learn from business

finance experts

Hone your financials

to help you raise capital

Grow and network with supportive peers


Know your numbers...

The MONEYmaker Financial Accelerator program is designed for:

  • Wannapreneurs, entrepreneurs, sole-proprietors, and small business owners in Oregon
  • Those who want to understand, control, and feel confident in understanding and managing their business’s finances.
  • No prior business finance experience is required.

Our goal is that you leave this program feeling confident and empowered to manage your company’s finances

Make data-driven decisions, and increase the value of your business (make more money)!

Graduates of this course will gain practical knowledge, tools, and techniques that can be immediately applied to their business!

  • Get connected to mentors, stakeholders, venture catalysts, and service providers ready to help you succeed.
  • Take a deeper dive into business finances and make data-driven decisions.
  • Gain the confidence to look at your numbers and get ready to raise capital, if needed


Take a deeper dive w/experts

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Testimonials From Previous Accelerator Graduates

“I’ve been wanting to let you know how much I’ve enjoyed learning from you. You provide great–and practical–information… We are now looking at a potential sales of 500 units in a completely different market thanks to what you are teaching through RAIN.”

- Cindy Sekiguchi, SOTO USA

“I really want to thank RAIN for all the mentorship and the direction you’ve given me, it’s been a lot of help and if it wasn’t for you guys, I’d be going down rabbit holes! I really appreciate you!”

- Frank Herrera, Lifts of Love

“This was a great learning experience and had made a huge difference in my knowledge and confidence.”

- Melissa Grossman-Naples, Prelude

“We both know we wouldn’t have had the tools to look in more creative directions if it wasn’t for your support and guidance, thank you so much!!”

- Jesse Gandy & Fiona Gledhill, Screamin' Jay's Hot Lunch

“It has been so nice to have someone to ask questions to, brainstorm with, and someone to help find the resources that benefit me and my small business. Starting a brand new business can be scary, but RAIN has made it a little less scary, and I hope to be able to continue to work with them in the future.”

- Katie Brushett, Coburg Fit Club

“We are so fortunate to have programs like this for all the creative types of entrepreneurs here in Oregon, and highly recommended the experience to anyone who is able. RAIN really ROCKS!!”

- Program Attendee, Scale Your Startup 2020

“RAIN provided great information that really helped me focus on the next steps I needed to take to get my business off the ground.”

- Chris Wade, Nova Aerial LLC


Apply below

Please complete the application below for consideration into this accelerator by 5PM (PT) July 13th.

The MONEYmaker Accelerator is a hands-on, 10-week, interactive virtual program for anyone in Oregon looking to better manage their business finances and prepare for funding

  • July 27 to Oct 5 on Wednesdays, 9:00-10:30 AM

  • Thanks to our funders, there is no cost to attend this program.

  • If you have any questions please contact our Accelerator Director: Ani Raas

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