There are now hundreds of college-based programs for start-up entrepreneurs as seen in the ranking article at Entrepreneur.com. Twenty years ago there was only a handful. These programs work with every type of business venture from small start-ups to high-tech, high growth ventures. Universities have developed co-curricular programs to provide experience in the world of venture capital, such as the Venture Capital Investment Competition at the University of North Carolina.
There is also an explosion of community-based programs. One of the best know is the FastTrac program supported by the Kauffman Foundation. But there are also countless programs popping up like mushrooms after the rain all over the country. Many of these are supporting a critically important population of entrepreneurs: immigrants. For example, just here in Nashville there are two wonderful examples in Conexión Américas (supports Hispanic entrepreneurs with at least two programs) and our local office of World Relief (programs to support refugee entrepreneurs). Others educate high school students about entrepreneurship and free enterprise, senior citizens, women, minorities, etc., etc., etc.
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