“Encore Entrepreneurs” over the age of 50 are one of the fastest growing groups of business owners. If you are woman aged 50+, then entrepreneurship can offer an opportunity for you to use your knowledge, passion, life, and professional experience toward creating a small business of your own.

The Cleveland Encore Entrepreneur Initiative (EEI) program is a cohort of 10 – 15 female entrepreneurs aged 50+ who are looking to blaze a new trail by starting or expanding a small business. The program includes the following, and allows participants to complete a business plan.

Program includes:
• Orientation
• Financial Literacy Workshop
• Marketing for Business
• Small Enterprise Education Development (S.E.E.D.)
• Access to Capital Panel
• 1-on-1 Coaching
• Membership to the Women’s Business Center

Applications are due by midnight the evening of Tuesday, September 25th. Accepted participants will be notified by October 2nd. The program to begin Tuesdays evenings October 16th and conclude the evening of December 4th

September
27
Sep 27, 2022 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST

ProMedica Innovations Summit

Presented by: ProMedica
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September
28
Sep 28, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Marketing Plan 101

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
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September
28
Sep 28, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

Stepping Up In The Glass City: September Small Business Pitch Competition

Presented by: JumpStart
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September
29
Sep 29, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Caffeinated Ideas

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
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October
06
Oct 6, 2022 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Youngstown Business Incubator: Shark Tank

Presented by: Youngstown Business Incubator
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October
11
Oct 11, 2022 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST

1st & Tech: Startup Networking Mixer

Presented by: JumpStart
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October
13
Oct 13, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Ask the Legal Expert: Laws about Trade Secrets

Presented by: Braintree
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October
19
Oct 19, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Marketing “Must-Do’s”

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
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October
26
Oct 26, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

Stepping Up In The Glass City: Small Business Pitch Finale

Presented by: JumpStart
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November
10
Nov 10, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am EST

Innovation Fund Info Session

Presented by: Innovation Fund
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November
10
Nov 10, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Website 101

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
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November
17
Nov 17, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Caffeinated Ideas

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
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