Nassau, The Bahamas – September 20th, 2022
Access Accelerator, Small Business Development Centre is celebrating four years of empowering Bahamian entrepreneurs and business owners to reach their full potential through access to funding, advisory services and mentorship opportunities.
The anniversary was celebrated with a press brunch coupled with the launch of a new programme that will positively impact The Bahamas’ food production industry.
The Interim Executive Director Samantha L. Rolle said it was important that Access Accelerator celebrate its accomplishments.
“Our people provide an extreme level of commitment to our clients. The greatest reward that our team members experience is when our clients succeed. Our clients’ advancement of achieving their goals and dreams as entrepreneurs validates the success of the organization,” she said.
“The success of these individuals highlights what we are doing, our level of investment, our results and ultimately our impact. Commemorating every year that we have advanced Bahamian small business is certainly an achievement to celebrate”, she added.
Since its establishment, Access Accelerator has serviced approximately 1,934 clients disbursing a total of 73 million dollars across 40 industries and 15 islands. It is notable to mention that 48% of our client base are females and 52% are males.
“As the organization continues to evolve, our key pillars are people, process and product. My principal focus is to foster a results-driven, progressive culture leaning on the strategic values of people, strengthening partnerships – internal and external – enhancing our service delivery, and finally accelerating access for all,” Rolle stated.