Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Advantage Illinois Presentation

Please join us Tuesday, April 23 from 2-3pm for a presentation from a representative of the Advantage Illinois program. Advantage Illinois “will accelerate investments and ease the credit crunch for small businesses, thanks to more than $78 million from the … Continue reading

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Incubator Story Draws Interest at Conference

Galesburg, IL (March 12, 2013) – Galesburg’s success in attracting green and socially responsible companies to the Sustainable Business Center drew attention last week at the 24th Annual Rural Community Economic Development Conference in Peoria. Attendees from around the state … Continue reading

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Small Business Day 2013

Small Business Day Nomination and Luncheon Registration forms are now available! Nomination Form – Paper Form OR Online Form Luncheon Registration Form – Paper Form OR Online Form

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National Entrepreneurship Week Audio

Associated Articles WGIL (Radio) – http://www.wgil.com/xnews/news.php?xnewsaction=fullnews&newsarch=022013&newsid=117 WEEK 25 Peoria (TV) – http://www.cinewsnow.com/news/local/Entrepreneurs-celebrated-in-Galesburg-190936641.html WQAD Quad Cities (TV) – http://wqad.com/2013/02/12/galesburg-celebrates-national-entrepreneurship-week-with-local-successes/

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BTC Academic Scholarships for Entrepreneurs

The Galesburg Business & Technology Center at Carl Sandburg College is again offering five $1,000 academic scholarships for students with a passion for entrepreneurship. For complete rules and details, see the flyer and application. Questions should be directed to Gena … Continue reading

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Small Business Day Nominations 2013 – NOW ONLINE!

The nomination form for this year’s Small Business Day in West Central Illinois is now online! If you know of an entrepreneurial small business or individual worthy of recognition  please see the link below.  Remember, you can even nominate yourself! All … Continue reading

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Managing Contacts by Going High Tech

If you have ever attended a trade show or a meeting where you came back with a stack of business cards, you may understand the difficulty in sorting them all and inputting that data into your contact management system. Whether you transcribe … Continue reading

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Galesburg’s Economic Development Department, EBI Network wins Award for Excellence

Galesburg, IL (October 11, 2012) – Galesburg’s Economic Development Department and the Entrepreneur, Business and Industry Network (EBI Network) received some good news on October 9, 2012 – they had won a Top Five Award of Excellence from Expansion Solutions … Continue reading

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Business mentors sought by SCORE and Entrepreneurship Center

The Peoria SCORE Chapter and the Entrepreneurship Center of west central Illinois are teaming up to recruit business executives who can mentor area entrepreneurs. “Members of our SCORE chapter have been counseling businesses in the Galesburg area for years,” said … Continue reading

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Go High Tech!

GO HIGH TECH! To resist is futile! To adapt is fertile!  Whether you like it or not, the decision for us is not  . ..IF we will adopt new technology? but rather WHEN?  These and other questions on technology will … Continue reading

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