On March 26, 2015, Eric R. Fischer, Senior Fellow at the Boston...
Fields Corner Main Street has helped BUBA create a bridge between Dorchester and Boston University through surveying micro-enterprise and identifying the needs of the community.
This microfinance organization has agreed to support our efforts by providing relevant training material, as well as the application of cash-flow management tools for BUBA clients. BUBA will refer businesses to ACCION USA once the business owners complete the 10-week program.
Intuit Corporation is a global software company, best known for its Quicken, QuickBooks and Turbo Tax financial management products. Through Intuit’s We Care and Give Back program, software engineers at the company’s Waltham MA R&D center provide expert advice on the products. Intuit also provides free copies of the software to our clients and consulting teams.
This small business-consulting group is providing extensive QuickBooks training to our student teams. The training will not only allow students to create easy-to-use financial systems for BUBA clients, but will also provide techniques on how to teach QuickBooks to their business owners.
The SBA provides seminars to our student teams to acquaint them with the available resources for our micro-business clientele. If appropriate, BUBA will refer clients to the SBA for further assistance.
This lending organization is providing training to our students about the services their economic development corporation offers. BUBA will refer clients to DBEDC upon the completion of the 10-week program.