Are you an immigrant in Somerville interested in starting a business?

We are currently enrolling for an English language cohort only. Spanish and Portuguese language cohorts coming Spring 2024!

Program Details

  • FREE 10-week Small Business 101 classes, 2.5 hours a week, a total of 25 hours of in-person training
  • Classes take place on Thursdays, starting January 25th to March 28th, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Basic resources and training to start your own business, including financial and digital literacy 
  • Get paired with a small business mentor
  • Receive an Entrepreneurship Tool Kit (including a free laptop) and a stipend


  • Demonstrate proficiency in English language 
  • Live in Somerville, MA 
  • Immigrated to the United States
  • Age 18+

**NO work authorization is required**

Class Location

Somerville Community Corporation
337 Somerville Ave, 2nd Floor, Somerville, MA 02143

Apply Today!

Complete the intake form to get started

Questions? Contact Us!