The Center for Entrepreneurship trains, mentors and supports business owners and entrepreneurs in the St. Joseph area and beyond. Whether your business is new, new to the area, or simply trying something new, we can help.
To date, the Center for Entrepreneurship has provided free consulting services to more than 500 new and existing entrepreneurs.
All services are free and confidential.
If you have always wanted to start a business, but don’t know where to begin, we can help you make your dream a reality.
Succession planning is key to protecting your business, your family and your employees.
Successful business owners eventually reach the point where they are ready to sell and transfer ownership. Unfortunately, most entrepreneurs don’t start planning soon enough.
Whether you are planning an ownership transfer, outright sale, or gradual sale, planning should begin at least three years in advance. We can help you determine the right option for your business and then tailor a plan that meets your needs while connecting you with resources – or even potential buyers.
Sale and ownership options
Establishing a timeline
Connection to resources – accountants, attorneys, bankers, investment professionals