KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy

This 13-week program takes a deep dive into your financials, marketing, sales and management. Participants will walk away with a customized three-year growth plan and an average annual revenue growth of 29% by year one and 47% by year three.

Program Overview

Powered by Interise’s Streetwise ‘MBA’™ Curriculum

Practical Business Education

Practical Business Education

The KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy is powered by Interise’s award-winning StreetWise ‘MBA’™ curriculum.

Supportive Business Network

Supportive Business Network

Once connected, business owners have the revelation: “I don’t have to be alone.” As a participant, you’ll be surrounded by CEOs, like you, who will become your trusted advisors.

Access to Capital and Contracting

Access to Capital and Contracting

Prepare for opportunities with government and anchor institutions, and learn from experts in the field of both public and private lending.

2019 Impact Report Key Findings

Based on data from Cohort 1, collected by Interise:

  • 29% average revenue growth in the first year after graduation
  • 88% of businesses that increased or maintained annual revenue
  • 26 net new jobs created
  • 68 total jobs retained
  • 44% secured new financing
  • $547,000 new financing secured
  • 78% give or volunteer their time to charity
  • 22% did business with other participants

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a Chamber member in good standing
  • Owner or CEO of a company
  • At least $150,000 in annual revenues
  • One other full-time employee besides the owner(s)
  • Been in business for at least 2 years
  • Willingness and ability to attend for 13 weeks (every other Tuesday from 9 am – 12 pm)

Business Institute Graduates

Past Graduates

Cohort 1
American Family Insurance
Energy Resources Integration
Good Grammar Bar
Ledingham Properties
Professional Recruiters
Special Electronics Group
Taylor Audio
XPRO Networks
Cohort 2
Abacus Accounting
Afghan Kitchen
Axe Arena
BGR – Burgers Grilled Right
EASY Plumbing & Heating
Excellence in the Community
Familia America
Family ChartMasters
First Touch Consulting
Integrity First Lending
Nanoshell Company
Pards Equalizer
Profile by Sanford
Silvester & Company
The Blind Tiger Bargers
White Buffalo Cosmetics
Yin Wellness Institute
Cohort 3
Brown Floral
Chopper Landscaping
Don Taylor Designs
Envision Detail
Green Janitorial Services
Hound and Cat
Interim Healthcare
Invisible Fence
iTrip Vacations Salt Lake City
JB Creations
Julia Block Marketing Solutions
Keep It Marketing
Lion Energy
Painter 1 of Greater Salt Lake
Red Head Real Estate
Redrock Technology Group
Same Day Translations
ServiceMaster by Kalmar
Two Man Movers
Utah Safe Outlet