Tag - entrepreneur education

The Jumpstart Savings Program: A New Tool to Recruit and Retain a Skilled Workforce

We’ve all endured a high school award ceremony in a crowded gymnasium, where it seems that the same small group of whiz kids rake in all the trophies, certificates, and scholarships. Students at the Monongalia County Fair Supporting the Jumpstart Savings Program But as a former high school teacher, I often looked...

Resources for Small Businesses

The SBA offers a variety of business services to assist new and existing small businesses. Explore the services offered by the SBA and our resource partners – all at no cost! Join us to learn about the products and services available in the areas of: SBA loans, consulting services, federal...

Rebranding TransTech- The Evolving Energy Conference

TransTech For the last nine years the TransTech Program has served as a way to connect and bring together members of the energy sector, showcase new technologies, make contact with potential strategic partners, and talk shop with fellow entrepreneurs. For the 10th anniversary, West Virginia University is excited to announce the...

Seven Tips for Marketing Your Small Business to the Right Audience

Today's blog is a repost of Mr. Jens-Kristian Kiel's article written for the West Virginia Small Business Development Center's website.  To find the original posting of this article, you can visit https://wvsbdc.com/seven-tips-for-marketing-your-small-business-to-the-right-audience/. Introduction As small business owners, we often focus on what we bring to the table — our products, services, operations,...

Small Biz Series-Ask An Expert

The Small Biz Series: Ask An Expert invites entrepreneurs to learn fundamentals of entrepreneurship and small business ownership through local subject matter experts. Held virtually, these engaging sessions will include a brief overview and time for Q&A for your business. Date: 11.2.22 Time: 10am Guest Speaker: Moises Cardenas, Social Connection Marketing, Ranson WV Topic:...

Small Biz Series-Ask An Expert

The Small Biz Series: Ask An Expert invites entrepreneurs to learn fundamentals of entrepreneurship and small business ownership through local subject matter experts. Held virtually, these engaging sessions will include a brief overview and time for Q&A for your business. Topics will include: Small Business Banking Solutions-Loans, SBA Loans, Lines...

Small Biz Series-Ask An Expert

The Small Biz Series: Ask An Expert invites entrepreneurs to learn fundamentals of entrepreneurship and small business ownership through local subject matter experts. Held virtually, these engaging sessions will include a brief overview and time for Q&A for your business. Topics will include: business entity formation (LLC, Corporations, Sole Proprietorship...

Small Biz Series-Ask An Expert

The Small Biz Series: Ask An Expert invites entrepreneurs to learn fundamentals of entrepreneurship and small business ownership through local subject matter experts. Held virtually, these engaging sessions will include a brief overview and time for Q&A for your business. Date: 8.3.22 Time: 10am Guest Speaker: Amy Groves, Smallwood & Small Insurance, Martinsburg,...