Propeller Announces 2022 Impact Accelerator Ventures

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NEW ORLEANS — Propeller has announced the 19 participants selected for its 2022 Impact Accelerator. This program aims to “catalyze transformative social impact by supporting startup and growth entrepreneurs working to narrow disparities in community economic development, education, food, health and water.”

“These 19 organizational leaders have committed to working together to meet the most acute needs of New Orleanians while building strength in our local entrepreneurial ecosystem through solidarity and collaboration,” said Erik Paskewich, Propeller director of entrepreneurship. “Propeller is honored to work with green infrastructure companies with innovative methods for flood mitigation, beverage and consumer packaged goods leveraging New Orleans’ culinary brand, early childhood education centers, new businesses on the Broad Street commercial corridor, and health services in communities needing it most.” 

The participants:

Community economic development


Food and beverage



Since 2011, Propeller has accelerated over 300 ventures that have generated over $290 million in revenue and external financing, created over 485 new jobs, and transformed thousands of lives in New Orleans and beyond. 

The 2022 Impact Accelerator is sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Capital One Bank, Clif Bar Foundation, Entergy Corporation, Greater New Orleans Foundation, GNO, Inc., JPMorgan Chase AdvancingCities, Keller Family Foundation, New Orleans Business Alliance, The RosaMary Foundation, Thrive New Orleans, the Weishaupt Family Foundation, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Read more about the 2022 Impact Accelerator class at To learn more about the program visit

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