Applications are now open for the 2018 ICELab Business Accelerator, a program that serves companies focused on growth and expansion. A maximum of five companies will be selected from Gunnison and Delta counties to participate in "Cohort Dos" or the second annual accelerator.
The 12-week program, is free to selected participants and launches on Aug. 13, culminating in a community pitch day event on Nov. 5. Throughout the course, participants will challenge their strengths and commitment to the business through gap analysis, assumption testing, market research and mentor guidance.
To apply or learn more about last year's inaugural participants, "Cohort Uno," visit icelab.co/pro
grams. Applications close May 1 and selected participants will be announced by May 15.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.