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BlueTree Allied Angels is a regional group of accredited investors who invest in regional early-stage companies. This members-only organization is designed to operate as a network of private equity investors who meet on a monthly basis to evaluate and consider pre-institutional, early-stage investments.
AlphaLab provides the essential elements for startup companies to get off the ground successfully: funding, business assistance, advisors, space, and a supportive entrepreneurial community. By combining these ingredients in an intensive program, AlphaLab provides companies a unique opportunity to accelerate their growth and development. Twice a year, AlphaLab will select up to six companies to participate in the program.
Pennsylvania Open for Business is the result of the Commonwealth””””””””””””””””s effort to make Pennsylvania the easiest place in the world to start, sustain and expand a business. This web site gives entrepreneurs “one stop” access to business information. Entrepreneurs can explore financial options, download many of the important forms necessary to start and expand a business, and electronically register a business with the Pennsylvania Departments of Labor and Industry, Revenue, and State.
Help Startups “Your single point of access for entrepreneurial support.”
Evangelical Fellowship International (EFI) equips indigenous Christian organizations in India and other developing nations to serve more effectively, so that Jesus Christ will be glorified and individuals in these countries will have greater physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being.
Deep Springs International partners with Haitians to provide a sustainable water treatment business model in Haiti. This not only provides safe drinking water at an affordable price, but can be replicated from village to village. Instead of bypassing local organizations, we develop partnerships with local schools, churches, microfinance institutions, and public health organizations; Instead of just giving advice, we are empowering young people with entrepreneurial skills through a business educational program to earn a living by helping their communities.
Of Particular Interest to Women
The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University (CWE) provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs in both new development and growth stages of their businesses to start, develop and significantly grow their companies by utilizing Chatham resources, programs, faculty expertise, and student assistance. CWE also provides programming targeted to local and regional women in business. This programming is designed to teach women in business how to think and act entrepreneurially by focusing on innovation and creativity within the context of an existing organizational environment. And finally, CWE offers specific programs for both undergraduate and graduate students which help them learn the skills needed to become either successful entrepreneurs or successful women in business.
Athena Power Link is an advisory program designed to increase the growth and profitability of women-owned businesses.
E-Magnify is an innovative program for learning. E-Magnify offers a variety of entrepreneurial resources, educational programs, advocacy initiatives and networking opportunities to women entrepreneurs, the fastest growing segment of the small business market.
The Small Business Development Center at Gannon University works confidentially with entrepreneurs in Erie, Crawford, Mercer, and Warren counties to help their businesses maintain a competitive edge.
WEDO®, Women’s Economic Development Outreach, is a coalition of business experts working in collaboration to provide focused resources that help women owned and managed businesses flourish.