Maine Small Enterprise Improvement Heart (SBDC) pronounces the official launch of a brand new useful resource middle that may assist equip Maine’s small companies with the instruments and coaching they should reply, relaunch and recuperate from the pandemic.
Maine SBDC’s Restoration & Relaunch Useful resource Heart will present enterprise homeowners entry to enhanced sources that may assist them extra confidently navigate the challenges and subsequent steps. This distinctive initiative will combine specialised and individualized sources for Maine entrepreneurs to strengthen their skill to recuperate, relaunch, or begin contemporary. A collaborative method will join and coordinate sources to assist homeowners recuperate and relaunch their small companies.
“The purpose of the Useful resource Heart is to get enterprise homeowners the tailor-made data they should handle their companies by means of this aggravating time. We would like enterprise homeowners to know they’ve help, and that they’re in the fitting place to get the data they should make good choices for themselves and their enterprise. We would like them to really feel assured within the steps they take to maneuver ahead,” commented Maine SBDC State Director Mark Delisle.
Enhanced providers embody entry to:
● Confidential, no value advising for small enterprise homeowners
● Collaborative efforts tailor-made to enterprise wants – together with connections to different entrepreneurial sources in Maine
● Specialised market analysis and monetary benchmarking instruments to know a altering economies and market situations
● Specialists with in-depth experience
● Complete web site that walks enterprise homeowners by means of restoration and relaunch
● On-line and webinar academic content material that’s related to what small companies want
● Entry to the College of Maine & College of Southern Maine college students, sources, and providers.
Delisle continues, “Our mission is easy: To information and help Maine entrepreneurs within the success of their small companies. We’re devoted to serving to as many Maine companies as attainable by means of this making an attempt time. We would like entrepreneurs and enterprise homeowners to know they aren’t alone. We’re right here and we will help them navigate the fitting subsequent steps for his or her companies.”
This strong initiative is funded by a grant from the U.S. Small Enterprise Administration as a part of the CARES Act. The extra funds offered to Small Enterprise Improvement Facilities throughout the nation assist to develop advising and coaching capability to deal with points dealing with small companies because of the pandemic.
“Maine small companies proceed to want help as they work exhausting to find what their finest path ahead is. Whatever the stage they’re at, sources just like the Restoration & Relaunch Useful resource Heart will probably be important in serving to them rebound from the numerous challenges many are dealing with right now. The Small Enterprise Administration is happy to help the Maine SBDC in its efforts to supply a variety of accessible and well timed help to help Maine small companies, our job creators and financial drivers,” commented Amy Bassett, Maine District director with the U.S. Small Enterprise Administration.