Ready, set, start your business! Each year, entrepreneurs from around the region are invited to participate in the highly interactive Entrepreneurship Institute workshop. During the three-day program students learn about building a business plan, raising capital and running a successful company. Local entrepreneurs are our speakers who share their own stories about what it’s like to start up a company and be successful in life.

On the final day, attendees present or “pitch” their business idea to a panel of judges.  Entrepreneurship Institute Participants from the last three years went on to win the annual Business Plan Competition.

The 2015 Speaker include:

Led by Professor Jeffrey Babin, from Antiphony and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, he taught fundamental concepts of idea generation, market assessment and how to develop and implement a business plan.

New this year! The Institute welcomes Helen Barosky of Prudential Financial as our Entrepreneurship Institute Chairperson. In addition, the doors have been opened to early stage firms and high school students in an effort to spread entrepreneurship in our region.

This program would not be possible without our sponsors:

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Congratulations to all who participated and we look forward to seeing you in the BPC!  For more information, please email us at info@localhost.