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ELI Newsletter | April 2023

April 11, 2023

  Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! April 2023 Newsletter  

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ELI Newsletter | March 2023

March 9, 2023

  Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! March 2023 Newsletter  

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NAHCC Celebrates 23rd Annual Membership Meeting at Entrepreneur Center

April 25, 2022

Originally posted in The Tennessee Tribune, April 25, 2022 Nashville, Tenn. (TN Tribune) – Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NAHCC) held its In 23rd Annual Membership Meeting Tuesday, April 19. Members had the opportunity to engage (in person since early 2020), not only in dialogue but in learning about the challenges faced by our small business community and the impact of Covid-19. With Hispanic owned business surpassing the 1,500 mark in Nashville, the topic…

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Jeremy Morris Minority Mentor Program

Minority Mentor Program at Richland guides entrepreneurs

September 17, 2021

Roxanne Thompson wanted to open her own small business and at first, thought she wanted it to be a coffee shop. She helped Jeremy Morris, Director of the Minority Mentor Protege Program at Richland Community College, teach a certified nurse assistant training class over the summer. “I’ve had a passion for health care all my life,” she said. During her first session with the Minority Mentor program, she realized a coffee shop was not at…

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Non-profit To Host Free Program For Local Entrepreneurs

May 5, 2021

A Lexington nonprofit organization is offering free, virtual training for small business owners, aiming to energize local entrepreneurs. Sustainable Business Ventures’; (SBV) program includes five, weekly, 90-minute ZOOM sessions. The meetings will discuss the book, “Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur.” The first community read session begins May 27 at 4:30 p.m. SBV President, Bobby Clark, said in a statement the key lessons from the book include identifying and…

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Entrepreneurship Students Complete Eight-Week Course

April 27, 2021

If you want a community’s economy to grow, help its members develop an entrepreneurship mindset. That’s the premise of the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program at Seward County Community College. Two pilot groups wrapped up eight weeks of focused learning April 20. Participants in Spanish- and English-language classrooms unpacked the components for a successful business start-up. Then, the course concluded with individual presentations to their peers. “Initially, I saw my role here as helping and hosting,”…

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Seward County launches Kansas’ first Spanish Ice House Entrepreneurship Program

March 18, 2021

LIBERAL, Kan. (KSNW) – Southwest Kansas has the densest Hispanic population in the state according to the United States Census Bureau. But with diversity, can come obstacles — ones the Liberal community is looking to change. The Seward County Development Corporation and the Seward County Community College joined forces to create equal opportunities for their minority population through a mindset-driven class. The partnership launched the nation’s fifth and Kansas’ first, Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in which both content…

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GOProdigii and ELI Enter Agreement to Combine the Power of the Entrepreneurial Mindset With Technology to Innovate New Solutions to ESG Problems

December 8, 2020

  CLEVELAND, December 8, 2020 (Newswire) – GOProdigii, LLC. and The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative announced today that they have entered into an agreement to collaborate on building a unique network of “Ice House Entrepreneurs” focused on helping to solve environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) problems such as climate change, clean water, and inequality of opportunity based on race.  “ELI is excited to coordinate with GOProdigii on this initiative. Our work focuses on training anyone how…

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SERCAP to Launch Entrepreneurial Mindset Training Program in Virginia

November 5, 2020

Southwest VA – Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc. (SERCAP), a Roanoke, VA based 501(C)3 nonprofit organization, is partnering with USDA, Mountain CAP and the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) to bring the Who Owns the Ice House? Entrepreneurial Mindset Training Program to rural residents and communities in Southwest Virginia. The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is a cutting-edge program that expands on the lessons within Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons of an Unlikely…

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