University of Hartford: Entrepreneurial Center

University of Hartford: Entrepreneurial Center The Entrepreneurial Center (EC) provides hands-on coaching and business training for new and expanding small businesses, as well as aspiring entrepreneurs in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.

What's the value to me?

If you are looking for business plan development assistance and other related business assistance.

Description & Overview

The Entrepreneurial Center (EC) provides hands-on coaching and business training for new and expanding small businesses, as well as aspiring entrepreneurs in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.

Services

  • "Is Self-Employment for Me?": a self-assessment workshop which provides the framework and tools for participants to explore their readiness to be a business owner and define their business concept.
  • FastTrac® NewVenture Program: Have an idea for a business but need a plan and a framework for successfully launching the company.
  • Business plan development
  • Business plan review
  • Market research assistance
  • Marketing assistance
  • Financial Model Development
  • Cash flow management training
  • Loan application assistance
  • Loan packaging technical assistance
  • Connecting to lenders and non-profit loan funds
  • Education about accessing capital and lending sources
  • Start-up assistance

Criteria

  • Focuses its programs on providing support for women, however, the center is open to all women and men.
  • Over 75% of the center's aid goes to women.

Contact

Butterworth Hall
Hartford, CT 06105

W: University of Hartford

Phases:

Idea
Business Model Discovery / Validation
Launch
Scale

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