Our 12-week mentor-led community group offers both high level and practical learning labs for those wanting to start or continue building their small businesses. The classes conclude with a community and expert judged pitch-off to win seed money for their business. We believe our tried-and-true model of bringing neighbors together to help encourage, inspire, and discern collectively as a community, while learning practical skills is what will lead to lasting success.
Understand qualities and skills needed for sustainable small business creation and development
Create a marketing pitch that incorporates business plan, presentable to investors/customers
Experience value of social networking and growing within a community of other entrepreneurs
Develop simple strategic business plan including mission, values, marketing, operations, and goal creation