ENTREPRENEURS

ENTREPRENEURS

Building businesses builds communities

New Growth and partners work together as the START HERE Business Acceleration Network to help rural entrepreneurs get going and growing. Making sure rural businesses have the right resources at the right time is our focus. Rural development starts here, with entrepreneurs

Building businesses builds communities

New Growth and partners work together as the START HERE Business Acceleration Network to help rural entrepreneurs get going and growing. Making sure rural businesses have the right resources at the right time is our focus. Rural development starts here, with entrepreneurs.

Business Assistance

START HERE Business Acceleration Network

Find the help your rural business needs. We are pulling resources together for you. Our communities rely on the small businesses our neighbors own, the jobs they offer, and the investments they make in being here long-term.

Financing

START HERE Revolving Loan Fund

The START HERE Revolving Loan Fund provides the microenterprise support and financing that rural startups and small businesses need. This nonprofit community fund is designed to build credit and financial capability so entrepreneurs can advance to traditional bank lending.

Women’s Business Center

The New Growth Women’s Business Center advances rural entrepreneurs in all stages of business development and growth. We focus on the power and potential of rural women to employ themselves, provide jobs for others, and build their local economies and communities.

Business Assistance

START HERE Business Acceleration Network

Find the help your rural business needs. We are pulling resources together for you. Our communities rely on the small businesses our neighbors own, the jobs they offer, and the investments they make in being here long-term.

Financing

The START HERE Revolving Loan Fund provides the microenterprise support and financing that rural startups and small businesses need. This nonprofit community fund is designed to build credit and financial capability so entrepreneurs can advance to traditional bank lending.

Women’s Business Center

The New Growth Women’s Business Center advances rural entrepreneurs in all stages of business development and growth. We focus on the power and potential of rural women to employ themselves, provide jobs for others, and build their local economies and communities.

ENTREPRENEUR NEWS

Region talks small business

Region talks small business

In one year the regional START HERE network has helped 14 new businesses start and launched a range of resources to help rural economies and communities grow. Its “5th Monday” luncheon in Warsaw brought partners together to explore this regional collaboration.

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Back the New Growth Women’s Business Center

Back the New Growth Women’s Business Center

This year on Giving Tuesday November 30, 2021, we invite you to support the New Growth Women’s Business Center. The 15-county WBC is one of only five in the nation that focuses on rural entrepreneurs, men and women.

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A major regional workforce study and next steps for funding west central Missouri action were the topic recently of the START HERE Business Acceleration Network’s bimonthly community partner meeting. View recording here.

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