Let’s face the facts: COVID-19 has wrecked many small businesses. One of the saddest experiences of 2020 (aside from the sickness, heartbreak, and grief this pandemic has inflicted on us) has been walking along a street you used to know well—whether in a large city or a small town main street—and seeing the shutters. [...]
On December 16th from 2:00-3:00 PM EST CO. STARTERS will host “Rethinking Economic Development: How SOAR is Training Entrepreneurs to Restart Eastern Kentucky”, a free webinar that will share how Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) is using entrepreneurial education to help start new businesses, create new jobs, and reinvent economic development in Eastern Kentucky. [...]
Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) is helping the region rethink its approach to economic development by empowering, training, and supporting local entrepreneurs.
“Our work would be literally impossible if we didn’t have such a strong community of existing entrepreneurs that want to give back and offer their support,” Taylor shared. “Everyone in Memphis is always looking to give back. It’s an amazing city.”
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