Step It Up!
Join the Entrepreneurs shaping the Future of the USA
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What: The Emerging 200, e200 for short, is an intensive training initiative to accelerate growth of high potential small businesses located in America's inner-cities. This comprehensive curriculum provides the tools to catapult your company to the next level and help it emerge as a force in your community.
Developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, e200 offers qualified business owners powerful benefits including innovative strategies to grow, acquire financing, access new markets and leverage networking. This support taps expert mentors and advisors from committed business leaders in your city.
Who: The e200 advanced training series is open to small business owners and executives. Businesses with annual revenues of at least $400,000, have been in business for at least 3 years and located in the inner-city will receive the most benefit from this initiative. This training is not recommended for start-ups; it's geared towards growing businesses that are ready to Step It Up.
When: Classes are forming now to start in April. Space is limited don't wait!
What is the Cost of Training? The only costs are your time and commitment to complete the curriculum. All other costs are being assumed by the U.S. Small Business Administration and local partners.
How Do I Register? To register for e200 contact your local U.S. Small Business Administration office at the SBA web site: www.sba.gov/e200. Click on e200 and find everything you need to Step it Up!
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e200 Host Cities
Albuquerque, NM; Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA;Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Des Moines, IA;Detroit, MI; Farmington, NM; Fresno, CA; Helena, MT;Honolulu, HI; Jacksonville, FL; Memphis, TN; Milwaukee, WI;Minneapolis, MN; New Orleans, LA; Philadelphia, PA;Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; Santa Ana, CA; Seattle, WA;St. Louis, MO; Syracuse, NY; Tulsa, OK; Youngstown, OH