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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

Fresh thinking for women in business

Fresh thinking for women in business

The New Growth Women’s Business Center is pleased to offer an opportunity for six rural women entrepreneurs to join a peer-to-peer support group and work one-on-one with women’s leadership coach Dina Readinger.

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Rural Café jumpstarts hometown with sales and love

Rural Café jumpstarts hometown with sales and love

Locally owned and rooted businesses will feature greatly in the revival of rural Missouri as a place where people and businesses want to be. That’s who the New Growth community development corporation is working to support with rural small business development and flexible micro-financing programs.

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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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