These types of local entrepreneurship intiatives seem to be sprouting up throughout the country. Here’s to hoping they help, but don’t get in the way of or “pick winners”. Read whole story:
The Whitley County EDC today announced the expansion of the EDC’s Small Business & Entrepreneurship Initiative (SBEI) to include the SBEI GreenLight, a program focused on rapid response business coaching and mentoring for local entrepreneurs.
SBEI provides resources for pre-startup, startup and growing businesses in Whitley County by combining the Kauffman Institute’s FastTrac New Ventures business planning course with personal business coaching provided by seasoned and experienced business owners. SBEI is led by program manager and aerospace veteran Bruce Stach.