Entrepreneurship Resources for Your First or Tenth Start-Up

Do You Already Lead a Business or Are You Considering a Start Up? Starting your own business is a big step, but one you don’t have to take alone. Utilize the power of our community for your best chance at success. If you currently own a business or are considering the possibility, here are some resources to consider:   UPCOMING PROGRAMS Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship (ACE), January 31 ACE is the place where Great Lakes region entrepreneurs... [Read More...]

4th Shifting Gears Program Beginning Soon!

Applications for the 4th Shifting Gears Program are due on September 3rd.  Shifting Gears is a 5 month intensive program with 3 phases that help to transition experienced worker’s skills to a small business environment. The purpose of “Shifting Gears” is to increase the success of individuals who want to leverage their career experiences and education to help small businesses grow. Check out SPARK’s first Social Media Press Release... [Read More...]

Shifting Gears Shifting Careers

Don’t get stuck in neutral. Opportunities for leveraging a new career are available now. Shifting Gears is a five-month intensive program that will help corporate workers adapt their knowledge and skill sets in order to transition into more competitive and effective professionals focused on small business growth. The three phases of the program include: •    First Gear: Retool Career Portfolios, workshops and in-class sessions •    Second... [Read More...]