Announcements / Upcoming Events
Learn the basics of developing a business pitch! AERN partners and entrepreneurs are invited to a free lunch-n-learn workshop at the Edge, "Developing Your Pitch" on February 27, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (slight time change). Please join us!
Opportunity for entrepreneurs in the Delta counties of Alabama
Pitch a business idea to a panel of judges in Linden on March 2 and compete for paid expenses to the Idea Village (http://ideavillage.org/) in New Orleans March 20-27. The competition does not provide start-up funding, but the winners will receive education, mentoring and networking with angel investors in New Orleans that can be instrumental in starting a successful business. Read more about it at the Times-Picayune website.
If you an interested entrepreneur, contact AERN for help in developing a business pitch at least a week before the competition on March 2. We are providing a lunch-n-learn seminar on February 27 at noon on "Developing a Business Pitch." The seminar will be here at the Edge, and is free with lunch provided. Also, a Boot Camp is being offered at Linden on February 19 to help develop a business plan. Contact AERN at 205-722-5170 or mepatterson1@Culverhouse.ua.edu for more information.
Spotlight on Business
After taking her grandson to Disney World for his 5th birthday, Vella Rogoski imagined creating a business in Alexander City that would bring a piece of this magic to the lives of local children on their birthdays without the requirement of travel. Read more.