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Community Spotlight: Opportunity Lynchburg // Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg, the second fastest growing city in Virginia, is home to diverse and friendly residential neighborhoods and a rapidly revitalizing downtown. Driven by innovative businesses, Lynchburg is a community that values history, natural beauty, and healthy, inclusive neighborhoods. Opportunity Lynchburg is the city's economic development and tourism agency. It focuses its efforts on developing people [...]

2019-04-26T15:57:14-04:00April 26th, 2019|

Community Spotlight: Launch NOLA // New Orleans, LA

Launch NOLA is an initiative of Thrive New Orleans and was started in 2015 to support underserved entrepreneurs in New Orleans. Launch NOLA works primarily with women and minority founders who often feel isolated and disconnected from their community. Through programs such as their Business Academy, which uses the CO.STARTERS 9-week curriculum, Launch NOLA helps [...]

2019-02-18T13:01:07-04:00February 18th, 2019|

Community Spotlight: Aspin Group // Brisbane, Australia

In a country where more than 90% of companies are small businesses, Aspin Group focuses on providing useful services and tools to those interested in entrepreneurship and small business in Australia. Specifically, they offer eLearning, consulting, training, and mentoring. Margaret Aspin Working across a large range of professional entities, Aspin Group has become [...]

2019-01-14T10:02:48-04:00December 19th, 2018|

Community Spotlight: Innovation Collaborative // Erie, PA

The Innovation Collaborative launched in late 2014 in Erie, Pennsylvania to facilitate executing a state-funded work plan to add entrepreneurial development to the traditional focus on existing businesses and business relocations. The Collaborative serves about 250,000 people in Erie County, including almost 100,000 in the city of Erie, located on the eastern shore of Lake [...]

2019-01-30T23:07:52-04:00October 25th, 2018|