Made In Baltimore’s Home-Run Accelerator (HRA) is a 5-month small business development program designed to help home-based entrepreneurs scale up and out into commercial production space. The Home-Run Accelerator is specifically tailored for product-based businesses that are currently run by solo-entrepreneurs out of their home or a shared makerspace. The curriculum focuses on the organizational tools needed to prepare a small business to scale, as well as some of the nuts-and-bolts of early stage growth, such as: how to hire your first employees, what to look for in a commercial lease, how to identify raw material suppliers, and much more.

Meet one of the 2023 HRA Participants:

Hi, I am Lisa Smith, the proud owner of Sweet Smith’s Bakery! It’s here where I love creating delicious and memorable desserts that are intentionally nostalgic. My Classic and Specialty recipes are made especially for those who enjoy sweets that remind them of Home.

Watch the video below to learn more about Lisa’s experience in the HRA program.