About Us / Our Team
- Accelerator Graduation
Please reconvene 10/11, 6:00 pm at our Lowell office to celebrate our graduating class.
- Re-cap: Winter 2016 Celebration & Awards Ceremony
$15k in awards, Mayor Rivera Remarks, and a fun filled night!
- EforAll Hosts 20th Pitch Contest
Blog post on our latest pitch contest
- EforAll Alum: i4class in the Boston Globe!
Summer '13 Alum Ron Ayotte is making waves.
- 5 year celebration!
Thank you to all who made the 5 year celebration a huge success.
- 2015 Winter and Summer Quarterly Check In Awards
Entrepreneurs from both the 2015 Winter and Summer accelerators shared their continued progress.
- Introducing EforAll’s 2016 Winter Accelerator Class!
Check out this winter's class of entrepreneurs
- Global Entrepreneurship Week Celebration
Panelists share their pivot experiences with the community!
- Food & Agriculture Pitch Contest Recap!
Garden robots, artisan bread and more!
- All Ideas Pitch Contest Recap!
Find out who took home cash prizes!
- Congratulations to Quarterly Check In Awardees!
Learn more about awardees from the second quarterly check in.
- EforAll Speaker Series: An Entrepreneur's Journey
Learn more about the success of our series kickoff in Lowell.
- Mission Main Street Grant Update!
5 Accelerator Alumni advance to the next stage.
- Help Six Accelerator Alum Win $100k Grant!
Vote now to help 6 Alum advance to the next stage.
- EforAll Welcomes Franky, John, and Mary Beth!
EforAll is very excited to announce three new hires
- EforAll Remembers Kamal Jain
Lowell loses a great mentor and community member. Read more.
- Pitch Contest Winners
See which entrepreneurs won big at our All Ideas Pitch Contest!
- EforAll Mentioned in The Boston Globe
Read this great story on how EforAll is giving early-stage entrepreneurs key resources to succeed!
- Negocios Exitosos
On March 28th, we held a one-day workshop for Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs. Read more!
- EforAll Accelerator Awards Recap
See which entrepreneurs shared our $15K prize pool!
- Nominate an Entrepreneur
Nominate a family member or friend to take part in our programs!
- Summer Accelerator Application is Live
Calling all entrepreneurs. Apply now for our 2015 Summer Accelerator!
- First-ever story about EforAll in the South Coast
Check out this great story about EforAll adding a new location in the South Coast region!
- National & Local Media Outlets Profile EforAll Entrepreneurs
Read these inspiring stories about the great things our entrepreneurs are accomplishing in their communities!
- EforAll Alumna Featured in BetaBoston
Read this great story on how one of our former accelerator winners recently raised $400K in her first round of equity funding!
- EforAll Alumna Wins $100K at MassChallenge
See which one of our entrepreneurs won the top prize from the largest startup accelerator in the world!
- EforAll Finalist Profiled in the Lowell Sun
Read more about one of our entrepreneurs is looking to change the world through edible gardens!
Executive Director, EforAll Lowell-Lawrence
Lianna is part of the founding team of EforAll (then formerly the Merrimack Valley Sandbox). She’s held roles as a Program Associate and Senior Program Manager, working with the now CEO David Parker to develop the current accelerator program. In 2015 Lianna left EforAll Lowell-Lawrence for the opportunity to join technology startup FamilyID and then to work with the Institute for Nonprofit Practice. She is delighted to rejoin the EforAll team in a new role and be back working in Lowell and Lawrence, two cities she is deeply committed to.
A resident of Lowell, Lianna is passionate about entrepreneurship and community development. She is a Commissioner on the Asian American Commission of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, serves as a Director on the Greater Lowell Community Foundation Board and is an Associate Member of the U.S.-Japan Council. Prior to EforAll Lianna worked at the Cultural Organization of Lowell, the Revolving Museum, and Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs’ Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Lianna received her B.A. from Smith College and her M.A. in Economic and Social Development of Regions from the UMass Lowell.
Joey Banh was raised in Lowell, MA by immigrant parents coming from Vietnam. Prior to EforAll Lowell-Lawrence he was the Senior Program Director at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2010 with a dual Bachelors in Management and Marketing. After graduation he co-founded FreeVerse! and spent time as a traveling spoken word artist, outdoor youth councilor, community organizer, youth advocate, and public school teacher. Joey recently opened a restaurant with his brother in the Acre neighborhood of Lowell, (Sizzling Kitchen). Joey is extremely excited to join the EforAll Lowell-Lawrence team as the Program Manager and to be a resource and help grow businesses and startups the Lowell-Lawrence communities.