To empower the micro-business space through financial literacy, while creating experiential learning opportunities for students.
The following are key development areas that the Urban Business Accelerator is impacting over the course of the initiative:
Entrepreneurship: To support those individuals who have undertaken the risk and initiative to build value through a business.
Economic Development: To empower self-sustaining businesses to grow the local economy through job creation and retention. We help build morale in communities through economic success.
Financial Literacy: To educate business owners on the importance of financial stability and its positive impact on maintaining a successful business.
Innovation in Education: To provide real-world business experience to graduate and undergraduate students through strategic business management, system implementation and financial analysis internships.
Bankable Business: To develop businesses that are poised to enter the financial system and obtain capital, when needed, through traditional sources.