The “flipped classroom” approach has been shown to improve engagement, outcomes, and student interest. (Fulton: Leading and Learning with Technology, 2012)
70% of small businesses that receive mentoring survive more than five years – double the survival rate of non-mentored businesses. – SBA.gov
Elevate! is a 12-month growth program for promising ‘early stage’ businesses and growing business with sales up to $250,000. The program is designed to propel high potential businesses into well-managed, profitable, and sustainable companies. TEC brings its expertise in entrepreneurship to thriving small businesses to orient Elevate! Entrepreneurs to the principles of sales, marketing, accounting, finance, leadership, planning and relationship-building.
The Elevate! curriculum is based upon the latest thinking in entrepreneurship education. Content is delivered using a flexible “flipped classroom” approach where participants receive and apply learning materials to their businesses before sessions. Sessions are used to dig deeper into how the concepts can be used to strengthen your business. Coaches work with the entrepreneurs on their specific business needs.
Key Features Include:
Elevate! Co-Working Space
Elevate! includes access to the Venture Acceleration Center (VAC), a newly renovated co-working space at The Enterprise Center that is within steps of the 46th Street EL Stop. The VAC features:
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
Acceptance into Elevate! requires a willingness to learn business principles and to actively apply the principles to your business. We require that you are an open and willing learner/teacher and are committed to the success of the members of your cohort as well as your own success. Elevate! Entrepreneurs provide monthly reporting on the progress of their businesses.
Your business must:
Please contact Tiffany Spaggins-Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 895-4010 for more information.