The Antares REACH Boost Camp Program

Applications for the Antares REACH Boost Camp, presented in partnership with Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), are now open! 

Apply now for one of 150 spots in this 12-week business growth accelerator, where you’ll get access to expert-led sessions, education, mentorship, a peer support network, and so much more. Plus, if you are accepted into the program, you’ll also have the opportunity to be considered to receive a grant package of up to $20,000! *Acceptance into the Boost Camp does not guarantee funding. 

To be eligible, a small business owner must be:

  • An entrepreneur who is the leading executive (i.e. Founder and/or President, CEO, CFO, COO, or any such other similar title) of a business that meets the below business criteria; and
  • Eighteen (18) years of age or older (19 in AL and NE).

To be eligible, a business must be:

  • A for-profit business with an established product or service that generated over $50,000 in revenue in 2023;
  • Majority (51%+) owned by an individual(s) who is from a historically underrepresented group, including by income, background, sexual orientation or identity, disability, as well as veterans and veteran family members; and
  • Located and registered in one of the fifty United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

For a full list of eligibility criteria, please see the terms and conditions. No purchase necessary. 


Applications for the Antares REACH Boost Camp program will be open from June 10, 2024 at 9 a.m. ET to June 28, 2024, at 6 p.m. ET. Applications will be reviewed by a committee in accordance with review criteria outlined in the terms and conditions. Recipients will be notified of acceptance via email in late July 2024. The Boost Camp will begin on August 8, 2024.

About the Boost Camp

Over the course of 12 weeks, you’ll be guided through a curriculum that covers critical elements for business growth including evaluating your business vision and identity, developing strong marketing and sales tactics, and organizing your finances for improved financial health. You’ll also make meaningful connections with fellow dreamers and strengthen your network.

The sessions were packed with insights and tips to empower me to take our business to the next level. It feels good having Antares Capital and Hello Alice in our corner!

-Sarah Dillingham, Owner, Grace & Able (former Antares Boost Camp participant)

The Boot Camp worksheets, visual mappings, and resources were very helpful tangible pieces to help us work through understanding our customers, marketing efforts, and business. Having access to the experts and these types of resources allowed us to dig deeper and have more concretely assess the state of our business.

-Supattra Maganis, Owner, Eco Gloves (former Antares Boost Camp participant)


Our Impact

In 2023, through the Antares REACH Grant Program, Antares Capital partnered with Hello Alice and GEN to pave the way to sustainable growth for 40 grantees, by combining $20,000 grants with a high-touch small business accelerator, the Antares REACH Boost Camp. The program helped these entrepreneurs improve the financial fitness of their business and optimize plans for growth. After completing the Boost Camp, 93% of the participants felt more equipped to navigate challenges and opportunities in their industry and 85% felt more optimistic about their business growth potential. Over six months, participants received access to expert led sessions and mentorship in addition to a peer support network.

$1M non-dilutive capital and resources available
40 grant recipients
Celebrate Their Success

Announcing the Antares REACH Grant Recipients

Made possible by Antares Capital, this initiative provided 40 small businesses a $20,000 grant to help them grow and scale.

We’re proud to announce the recipients of the Antares REACH Grant Program, presented in partnership with Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN)! This initiative awarded $20,000 grants to 40 historically underrepresented entrepreneurs. Grant recipients will also take part in Antares’ Growth Track Boost Camp program, a digital community which will be home to monthly business coaching workshops, mentorship, networking and more.

Recipients will use the funding to help them get to their next big milestone on their entrepreneurial journey. Review the full list of recipients below, and visit the Small Business Funding Center to find more grant opportunities and lending options.


About Antares Capital

Founded in 1996, Antares is an experienced and cycle-tested alternative asset manager and a leading provider of financing for private equity-backed borrowers. With one of the most seasoned teams in the industry, Antares is focused on delivering attractive risk-adjusted returns for investors and creating long term-value for stakeholders. The firm manages $64B+ of capital under management and administration as of June 30, 2023, and maintains offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Toronto and London. Visit Antares at or follow the company on LinkedIn. Antares Capital London Limited is an appointed representative of Langham Hall Fund Management LLP, an entity which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK.