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  • Human-Centered Business Accelerator
    An idea to the business accelerator for entrepreneurs seeking to innovate and make a significant positive impact on the lives of people in black communities across the USA.
    Ace Academy is a multifaceted business that specializes in education, consulting, and networking. Our affordable courses provide education and training for both entrepreneurship and CDA licensing. Clients may also take part in our business consulting services to receive one on one assistance in taking your business to the next level. Finally, our networking platform keeps you connected with like minded people and to vital resources all entrepreneurs need for success.
  • Alaska Small Business Development Center
    The Alaska SBDC Mission To celebrate, grow, and connect small business in Alaska through experienced business coaching and innovative programs.
  • Animas Foundation
  • Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center
  • BBIF Florida
    BBIF Florida is an Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), private non-profit loan fund that specializes in providing loans and financial technical assistance services to Black, minority and underserved small businesses throughout Florida. Our Mission: “To develop and promote Black and Minority business enterprises through education, training, loans, investments, and other activities and aggressively promote an atmosphere conducive to their development.”
  • BEST Carolina LLC.
  • Black Girl Ventures LLC
    Black Girl Ventures is a global platform dedicated to creating place-based initiatives that provide access to capital for Black women entrepreneurs. Our initiatives include crowdfunded pitch competitions, 1:1 funding assessments, consultations and introductions to help entrepreneurs gain access to social and financial capital. Our model fuses business development and triage to support Black women-owned ventures at various stages of development. Our ultimate goal is to close the funding gap experienced by women entrepreneurs in general, and Black women entrepreneurs specifically.
  • Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development
  • Business Ownership Initiative
  • California Community Colleges Small Business Sector
  • Capitol City CDC
  • Catholic Charities USA
  • Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS), Blue Valley School District
    CAPS represents the collaboration of education, business and community, providing students with a unique, immersive experience, resulting in highly skilled, adaptable, global innovators and leaders. Please visit our website to learn more.
  • Center for Technology & Business
    The mission of the Center for Technology and Business is to create an entrepreneurial environment, inspire innovation, and develop business leaders throughout North Dakota.
  • Center for Transitional Leadership, Inc.
  • Chelmsford High School
  • City of Spartanburg
  • Cohabitat Foundation
  • Columbia College
    Our goal is to build the entrepreneurial spirit and awareness of startup processes. We focus on successful design and planning so that initial ideas get off the ground with a strong business plan and market research. We also focus on mentoring and network building.
  • Dakota Resources
    Dakota Rising Fellowship by Dakota Resources is a free 24-month entrepreneur development program that helps rural business owners discover new ways to grow their businesses, themselves and their communities. Applications for the Dakota Rising Fellowship are available in the spring, due in late summer and fellowships are awarded in the fall.
  • Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center
  • Delaware Technical Community College
  • DESA
  • Domi Education, Inc.
    Domi is a non-profit startup incubator and coworking space. We offer programs, resources, and events that help entrepreneurs start and scale sustainable companies. Our regional network enables us to match our members to seasoned mentors, investors, and industry advisors.
  • Don Ryan Center for Innovation
    The Don Ryan Center focuses on creating a vibrant entrepreneurial business climate within the region through economic development emphasizing organic, sustainable growth. Our goal is to enhance the economic vitality, diversity, and dynamism of the region.
  • Dorcas Ministries
    Dorcas Ministries provides crisis relief to area residents who seek stability and self-sufficiency through food and financial assistance, scholarships, training programs, referrals and an affordable thrift shop. Our focus area is Cary and Morrisville. For those outside our region we can provide referral services.Dorcas Ministries is proud to be able to serve the community through its various outreach ministries. With the membership in various organizations, Dorcas is able to receive the support it needs to continue its mission of helping those in need.
  • East Los Angeles College
  • Economic & Community Development Institute (ECDI) / Women's Business Center (WBC)
    The Economic & Community Development Institute is a Columbus, Ohio-based 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development organization founded in 2004. As the third largest US SBA intermediary micro-lender and a U.S. Treasury designated Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), ECDI's mission is to invest in people to create measurable and enduring social and economic change. Since 2004, ECDI has assisted over 13,000 individuals, disbursed over $45 million through over 2,100 loans, and created and retained over 7,500 jobs via our comprehensive suite of programs available through our offices in Columbus, Cleveland, and Akron, Ohio. Our programs and services have been supported by over $69 million in federal, state, local and private funds, and have proven to spur local economic development. How do we do this? We invest, educate, and innovate with the businesses and people who are inspired and who inspire us.
  • Emory University Office of Technology Transfer
  • Entrepreneur Advertising Group (EAG)
  • Entrepreneur Business Basics
    Our mission is to equip and train micro-entrepreneurs to start or grow their business to sustainability through practical and sound business fundamentals.
  • Entrepreneurs' Connection - Reading, Pennsylvania
    Entrepreneurs’ Connection seeks to benefically contribute to the growth and prosperity of its members and the communities where they live and work.
  • EPIC Mission, Inc.
    Entrepreneurs, nonprofits and small businesses are constantly changing the world as we know it, creating new products, filling gaps in society and adding much-needed employment opportunities. We can't do what they do, but we can surely help them along the way. EPIC Mission is here to meet these heroes of change where they are and, without judgement, provide the holistic guidance they need to find, feed and fulfill their missions. Will you #BeTheChange?
  • FatPipe ABQ
    FatPipe ABQ's mission is to support and connect entrepreneurs through unique programming, training and network opportunities.
  • Florida Institute of Technology, weVENTURE
    weVENTURE (formerly the Women's Business Center), launched in 2007 at Florida Institute of Technology, accelerates growth for entrepreneurs by providing customized coaching, business education, mentorship and networking programs. weVENTURE has two Central Florida locations (Melbourne and Rockledge) and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. For more information, or to register for weVENTURE courses and mentorship programs visit or call 321-674-7007.
  • Four Athens
    Four Athens was founded in 2011, and became a non-profit organization in 2014 to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Athens. We support this mission through our Four Pillars: Talent, Education, Community, and High growth resources.
  • Frederick Community College
  • GaiaWrx
    GaiaWrx uses a human-centered approach to help people build successful lives, viable businesses, and thriving communities. We work with individuals one-on-one and in groups, with entrepreneurs and small business owners, and with community organizations. We are passionate believers that everyone has a contribution to make and are driven to help people explore and express their passion. We work with humans to create strong leaders, viable businesses, and thriving communities.
  • Gateway Technical College
  • GO Topeka
  • Grace College
  • Grant County Economic Growth Council
  • Great Plains Technology Center - Economic Development Center
    The Economic Development Center (EDC) is a business consulting and training resource staffed by professionals who are ready to roll up their sleeves and find innovative and pragmatic solutions to your business challenges. Our Staff will work with your business to enhance your bottom line at minimal cost.
  • Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
    The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce is Moving Business Forward Programs & Services – Business members are the backbone of the Chamber. To serve you well, we will continuously research, develop and enrich these services, always seeking programs inte
  • Groundswell Startups
    Nestled just outside of Downtown Melbourne, Groundswell HQ is a skatepark-turned-coworking-space. Our riverside facility is a great spot to watch launches or put your head down and get stuff done. Since June 2015, Groundswell has connected with more than 50 companies in the Space Coast area and helped 9 startups secure funding.
  • Growth Quest
  • Herzing University
  • Hispanic Economic Development Corporation
  • Houston Baptist University, McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise
    "Igniting Your Vision With Purpose."
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Inspire Frisco
  • International Strategic Management
    Supporting organizations support entrepreneurs launch and grow business
  • Iowa Western Small Business Development Center
  • Ivy Tech Community College
    We are Ivy Tech, Indiana’s Community College. We serve the people of our state through accessible and affordable world-class education and adaptive learning. We empower our students to achieve their career and transfer aspirations. We embrace our vision of economic transformation inspired by the education and earnings attainment of our citizens, the vitality of our workforce, and the prosperity of our unique and diverse communities.
  • James J. Hill Center
  • Jamestown Community College
    Founded in 1950, Jamestown Community College was the first community college certified in the State University of New York system. JCC offers courses on the Jamestown Campus in Jamestown, NY, and Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean, NY. JCC also offers courses at the North County Center in Dunkirk, NY. JCC is a comprehensive, regional, open access, student-centered institution that embraces academic excellence and meets the service area's learning needs in diverse ways. JCC programming includes liberal arts transfer degree programs, career programs, community service, developmental education, and business and industry training. The college's partnership with the greater community contributes to the social and intellectual improvement, economic development, and cultural enrichment of western New York.
  • JAX Chamber
    We're dedicated to driving quality economic growth in Northeast Florida to make this region the best place to work, live and play. #ilovejax
  • JW Ribbron Consultant
  • KDDK Legacy Group LLC
    Who We Are KDDK Legacy Group LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio is a Business-to-Business advisory group. Our team focuses on helping small to mid-sized firms develop effective strategies to grow their businesses to the next level. What Do We
  • Lafayette Catholic School System
  • Launch Lenawee at the Adrian Armory
  • LEAPPAhead
  • Louisiana Small Business Development Center
  • Louisiana Tech University Technology Business Development Center
    (TBDC) provides assistance to entrepreneurs that are investigating or pursuing business enterprises based on useful new technologies or unique applications of technology that have high growth potential and the ability to generate high quality employment opportunities. This can include a business that leases, sells, or licenses proprietary technology, manufactures a technology related product, or devotes a high percentage of financial effort to research and development. Services are also extended to non-technology businesses that provide training and services to technology businesses, expand to include a technology product or service, or incorporate a substantial technology component into their nontechnology service or product. TBDC services connect entrepreneurs with the information, assistance, and resources needed to begin and pursue development of their businesses.
    LSMB Business Solutions, LLC is your one-stop shop for putting your business and personal development ideas on paper, linking to invaluable resources and human resource assistance during the first five years of your business's life cycle or wherever you are in your self-improvement plan. We have a large, and growing, network of professionals just waiting to assist you. When you are ready to take it from an idea to your reality, let us empower you to go higher!
  • M.A.Curfman Learning & Consulting
    Success in any organization takes talent, teamwork, and intelligence! That’s what we preach-- and practice! We wholeheartedly embrace our mission as "success developers." Our whole firm is built around the single and simple principle of building and supporting organizations and teams to succeed.
  • Make Do Creative: Entrepreneurship Education Training & Consulting
  • Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Mayo Clinic, Office of Entrepreneurship
    The mission of the Office of Entrepreneurship at Mayo Clinic is to stimulate a culture of life science entrepreneurship through education. The office provides Mayo Clinic staff members and students with entrepreneurship education, networking opportunities, and application support for their innovations.
  • Microbusiness Enterprise Corporation of Ascension
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University
  • Midlands Technical College
    Midlands Technical College is a comprehensive, multi-campus, two-year public college serving the primary region of Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties of South Carolina. College programs and services provide accessible, affordable, quality educati
  • Missouri State University-West Plains
  • Mo SBTDC
  • Mountain Association for Community Economic Development
  • Muncie Innovation Connector Inc.
  • Nazarene Theological Seminary/Center for Pastoral Leadership
    The Mission of Nazarene Theological Seminary, a graduate school of theology in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition, is to prepare women and men to be faithful and effective ministers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and to offer itself as a theological resource in service to the Church of the Nazarene, its sponsoring denomination, and the wider Christian Church. NTS is a missional seminary serving a missional church. The Center for Pastoral Leadership seeks to address the unique challenges faced by those in the pastorate and similar ministries. Our goal is to support and encourage pastors in ways that will enable them to flourish in a holistic way (vocationally, emotionally, spiritually, relationally), no matter what season of ministry they find themselves in. Being housed at NTS, the CPL hopes to specifically address the unique challenges that new clergy face. In sum, our goal is to help prepare and sustain men and women clergy for a lifetime of effective service to the Church.
  • Next Phase Management LLC
  • North Shore Business Alliance
    Organized in 2017, the North Shore Business Alliance is a collaboration of agencies and professional service providers with a special purpose: to help entrepreneurs better run and grow their small business. The NSBA is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit corporation funded by membership fees, grants and donations.
  • North Shore Community College
    North Shore Community College is a diverse, caring, inclusive community that inspires our students to become engaged citizens and to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals through accessible, affordable, rigorous educational opportunities that are aligned with our region’s workforce needs and will prepare them for life in a changing world.
  • Norwalk Community College
    A Working Lab for the New Entrepreneur Launch Your Own Business TODAY Begins 3/27/18, 12 Sessions, Tue/Thur, 6:00PM-9:00PM Tuition: $399 CRN 4848, PRFD D7000 Section 01 Instructor: Steve Mersereau , CPA and MBA If you want to launch a business, we have the course for you. This intense course is designed to help you research, test, prepare and launch an operating and or service business! It is not about theory, but rather the practical steps to making your ideas a reality. The course brings together successful entrepreneurs and experienced professionals to guide you through the do’s and don’ts of developing a sustainable business. They work with you in a step-by- step process using the proven FastTrac® program, which has been used to launch thousands of companies. Maybe yours is next. Discover the secrets to planning, launching and operating a successful business, while learning to avoid the all too common mistakes that cause business failure. You’ll examine personal goals, test business concepts, uncover market opportunities, refine your products or services, develop company brands, quantify financial goals, learn to manage business functions, and create a culture that attracts customers and employees. You’ll leave the course with a business plan, a powerful pitch and a clear vision of the road ahead. Join the other entrepreneurs and alumni who have taken this course to start, buy and grow businesses. Participants gain access to college resources, including the Makerspace, Computer Lab and the NCC Foundation, which have been instrumental in assisting new entrepreneurs. Seating is limited; register today. And get ready to launch. More information and initial registration or Contact Ms. Helen Boyke, 203.857.7233
  • NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS)
    The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) helps unlock economic potential and create economic security for all New Yorkers by connecting New Yorkers to good jobs, creating stronger businesses, and building thriving neighborhoods across the five boroughs.
  • P/Strada, LLC
  • Palm Beach Tech Association
  • PerformancePointe, Inc.
  • Power Plant Business Incubator
    POWER PLANT MISSION: To provide a nurturing climate and a sustainable system that successfully attracts, grows and graduates early-stage companies with innovative ideas and scalable business models. POWER PLANT VISION: The Power Plant will embody and serve as the hub for entrepreneurial activity in the region. It will be a lead contributor to the job creation goals set forth by the City of Ocala, Marion County & the CEP.
  • Powerhouse Business Solutions
    Powerhouse Business Solutions is a boutique consulting agency developed to help entrepreneurs, small businesses, and nonprofits implement solutions that improve people, processes, and results. We will work with you to design and implement effective, feasible, and sustainable strategies to achieve the vision you have for your business. We provide tools, training, and leadership support so you attract customers, increase revenue, and maintain profitability.
  • Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy
    Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE) program fosters professional development through creative thinking and cultivation of an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Prototype Prime
  • Rheos Human Capital
    Rheos Human Capital is a new social enterprise that partners to design entrepreneurial programming and services that transform society for good. Rheos operates on the principle that entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking have tremendous potential to improve the human condition and the societies in which we live. We utilize design-thinking, asset-based approaches, and creative thinking to deliver powerful and unique strategies for success. Our first core program for the local community is Kauffman FastTrac.
  • RMOA Business Institute (RBI)
    The RMOA Business Association (RBA) established the RMOA Business Institute (RBI),, for military veterans and non-veterans seeking to become entrepreneurs. The knowledge, skills, and leadership abilities acquired during military service or while employed by other companies help enrollees to become successful entrepreneurs. Most RBA members are military veterans who parlayed their military service into prosperous companies. RBI’s comprehensive program features (1) Online curriculums; (2) instruction and mentoring by veterans and others who are operating successful businesses; (3) internship; (4) an incubation phase to help launch new businesses; (5) a Certificate of Completion; and (6) technical assistance that continues after graduation. RBI uses the Kaufman Foundation Entrepreneurial curriculum and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. RBI is a unique and value-added program because it provides experience-based and personalized entrepreneurial training. The courses are taught and managed by military veterans and non-veterans who became successful entrepreneurs. Executives of thriving small businesses review business plans crafted by RBI Fellows and provide advice based on their experience. RBI also helps Fellows (students) to navigate the filings, certifications, and preparations required to launch a new business. RBA members who serve as RBI Advisors/Mentors function as role models and confidantes; provide guidance, advice, and encouragement; impart technical knowledge and other expertise; collect data; and refer Fellows to supportive services as required.
  • Round Rock Chamber
    We base our curriculum on the Business Model Canvas and the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac. With the help of SCORE’s expert business mentors, we facilitate small group discussions that are focused on strengthening the business models on-hand. We couple this high quality curriculum and mentorship with local experts that enhance the material that is being taught. Regardless of where they begin, participants will exit this course well-equipped to take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey.
  • Saint Joseph's University
  • Scratchpad Accelerator, LLC
  • Shawnee Mission School District
  • Silver Founder Academy, Inc.
    Silver Founder Academy, Inc.provides education, resources, and support to individuals over the age of 50 who want to start a business. The Encore Entrepreneur is a product of Silver Founder Academy, Inc.
  • SLING Health @ University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Solution Frameworks
    Solution Frameworks is focused on helping founders  launch and grow their companies. We are entrepreneurs and have the background and experience of successfully launching and running startups and emerging growth companies.
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Southwest Florida Enterprise Center
  • Startup Life Support
  • StartupSac
    Our mission is to accelerate Sacramento’s startup and innovation ecosystem by informing, educating, empowering, and connecting its startup founders and innovators
  • Stonecipher School of Business - East Central University
  • Strategem LLC
  • SWLA Alliance SEED Center Business Incubator
    Business Incubator
  • Teen Entrepreneur Academy
  • Test Affiliate
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    We believe that the economic well-being of a community is directly related to the health of its small, entrepreneurial businesses. We also believe that small business owners and management teams often struggle to transition from one phase to the next because they lack the necessary knowledge, resources or experiences. We’ve experienced the problems and hurdles that keep companies from growing; and we know enough to realize there is no cookie-cutter approach. Each situation is unique so each solution must be as well. We have the varied skills and decades of experience to find and implement those solutions
  • The Catalyst
  • The Dallas Entrepreneur Center- RedBird EC
  • The Hamilton Mill
    We are Southwestern Ohio's small business incubator for green, clean, water, digital and advanced manufacturing technologies. Conveniently located between Cincinnati and Dayton in the original pioneer town of Hamilton, OH.
  • The Helius Foundation
    The Helius Foundation provides coaching and training for small businesses. We believe everyone should have the capability to earn a living for themselves and their families, with dignity, in the face of racial, educational or financial inequality.
  • The Law Office of Jessica Vittorio, PLLC
  • Trailhead Boise
  • Transformation GEMS Women Entrepreneur Empowerment Training
    Transformation GEMS for Women, 18 and Above (Gifted Entrepreneurs with Millionaire Status) The model is created to build a strategic legacy in families and the community for multiple generations. The framework is a bridge for decreasing the gap and eliminating the barriers for the church, government and community resources. The outcome delivers a culture that understands and respects the values and differences of individual ideologies. My goal is to create a global movement across communities by developing champions within each and every community who is compelled to identify the needs and implement the resources to deliver a Our Mission is to develop, educate, empower and support women entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses in their communities to make an impact while giving back, creating jobs and building legacies.
  • UMKC Small Business & Technology Development Center
    UMKC’s Small Business & Technology Development Center is Kansas City’s leading resource for growing and developing businesses. Experienced and dedicated staff provide small businesses and technology venture firms with analysis, training, and guidance.
  • UNI Center for Business Growth and Innovation
    The Center for Business Growth and Innovation’s team philosophy is to listen to the entrepreneurial community, imagine what we can do to fill gaps in their needs; then create shareable and collaboratively driven solutions leveraging our technology and university assets. Annually, we evaluate how we’ve done and strive to scale those resources that are effective to maximize economic impact for Iowa entrepreneurs.
  • University of Southern Indiana
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Entrepreneurhsip and Commercialization Center
  • Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio (formerly Greater Cincinnati Urban League)
  • Urban League of Louisiana
  • Urban Strategies (US), LLC d/b/a Sector Management Consulting Group
  • Urban Youth Impact
  • Venture Access, Inc.
    Venture Access in an Entrepreneur Support Organization serving Northeastern Maryland. Our vibrant startup ecosystem helps entrepreneurs make sound decisions as they evaluate their ideas, form companies, launch and grow. By partnering with the Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC), the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), local Economic Development agencies, and nearby colleges and universities, Venture Access bridges the unique challenges facing rural startups and helps them connect with the support and resources they need.
  • Venture Call, LLC
    VENTURE CALL LLC is a leading proponent of the entrepreneurial mindset movement that does ENGAGE individuals and organizations with the opportunity to activate the “chosen-ness” of their calling. Our name reflects our mission: Called to respond to this great venture of life. We support the efforts of people searching for a meaningful life expressed in their WORK by offering customized training events, coaching, consulting, professional development and entrepreneurial community development.
  • Venture Quest Global, LLC
    Venture Quest Global is a Veteran-owned firm that provides guidance and resources for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners to help them start and grow profitable and sustainable companies on a global basis using its proprietary 3-2-1- Launch Process(C).
  • Wake Technical Community College
    Wake Tech is the largest community college in the 58 campus North Carolina Community College System. For the past nine years, the college has enjoyed a partnership with Wells Fargo Bank in the form of the Wake Tech/Wells Fargo Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE). The CFE offers intensive courses, programs, projects that help small business owners and entrepreneurs successfully start and grown small businesses
  • Walton Area Chamber of Commerce
    Accelerate is an immersive course designed to provide information, tips. exercises and tools to help you think about your business idea, develop a complete business plan or provide help in growing your existing business using the Kauffman FastTrac program.
  • Wayne County Chamber of Commerce
  • Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
  • Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship
    WESST is a home for entrepreneurs, founded 29 years ago by women for women. As a non-profit, we offer consulting, training, and lending to anyone with the passion to start or grow a business. Our committed team nurtures thousands of clients each year to help them build strong and sustainable businesses that support their families and communities throughout New Mexico.
  • West Des Moines Business Incubator
  • William Jewell College
  • Women's Business Center of Southern Arizona
  • Women's Business Development Center
  • Women's Business Development Center
  • Women's Center for Entrepreneurship Corp. (WCEC)
    Our mission as a nonprofit is to provide the tools for women to successfully own, operate and grow their small businesses, thereby investing financially, intellectually and emotionally in their community.
  • Wright Venture Services
    We support entrepreneurs and existing business owners start and grow their business. We primarily offer a Virtual FastTrac Course. For a free assessment you can email us to discover when our next course starts.
  • WRS Solutions, LLC
  • Wyoming County Business Center, Inc.
    The Wyoming County Business Center, Inc., a Local Development Corp., encourages new business startups and promotes business growth and retention by providing resources such as low cost financing, entrepreneurship training, and technical assistance.