Organizations and Web Resources
Vicki Donlan is the 2010 CES Entrepreneur in Residence at BSC. As president of Vicki Donlan, an independent consulting firm, she coaches women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and develop an exit plan. This link goes directly to her blog.
CES has a partnership with the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center. The MSBDC has representatives on campus the first Friday of every month. Click here for more information.
Affiliated with the Cape Cod Chamber, this group offers low-interest loans and training to Massachusetts entrepreneurs. Their focus is economic development - job creation and job retention.
SEED focuses on job creation by financing all types of small businesses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. SEED also offers valuable, practical workshops on topics such as planning for and financing your business.
The group provides early stage technology based
Entrepreneurs with information and the resources necessary to transform an idea
into a successful product or service business.
The Entrepreneurs' Network holds monthly meetings, in
Waltham MA open to the public. We bring together over 100 CEOs, Entrepreneurs,
Investors, Service Providers, and Management Team Candidates and provide the
resources necessary to start and build companies. At each meeting experts speak
in depth on subjects of interest to entrepreneurs, including: Business Plans;
Raising Money; Legal Aspects of Business; Finances; Strategic Alliances; etc.
Mass Technology Leadership Council
Formed by the combination of Mass Software Council and New England Business and Technology Association, Inc., Mass Technology Leadership Council is dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and promoting the success of companies that develop and deploy technology across industry sectors.
Young Startup Ventures
Founded in 1999, Young Startup Ventures was built on the dream of assisting entrepreneurs in building successful enterprises.
Since its founding in 1995, the CWE has served over 13,000 entrepreneurs. At offices in Boston, Worcester, and Providence, RI, CWE provides education, training, technical assistance and access to capital to ensure that all women, regardless of their economic status, will have the opportunity to start and run their own businesses.
WITI started in 1989 as The International Network of Women in Technology and, in 2001, evolved into The WITI Professional Association, the nation's leading trade association for tech-savvy women. Today, WITI is the premiere global organization empowering women in business and technology to achieve unimagined possibilities.
for Economic Development
MAED's objective is to encourage the expansion and retention of business in the Commonwealth.
Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice Journal
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice is a leading scholarly journal in the field of Entrepreneurship studies and the official journal of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). The journal's mission is to publish original conceptual and empirical papers that contribute to the advancement of the field of entrepreneurship.
The mission of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship is to advance knowledge and foster business development through entrepreneurship education and research. USASBE is interdisciplinary, cross-functional and globally connected (as an affiliate of the International Council for Small Business). USASBE is the premier network for entrepreneurship educators at all student levels, for professional practitioners, for entrepreneurship researchers, and for government policy makers. USASBE offers cutting-edge programs for entrepreneurship education and encourages research that has practical application."
The nation's largest small-business advocacy group.
The Kauffman Foundation is a primary sponsor of entrepreneurship education in the United States. This website is a treasure of data, published studies, and links to innovative ideas.
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Last Modified: June 27, 2012