The program is funded by a grant through the Department of Community and Economic Development.
More than $500,000 will help provide an 8-week business course and micro-loan grants to local entrepreneurs.
This program is a collaborative effort between Gannon's School of Business, the Erie Technology Incubator and the Small Business Development Center.
"We like to talk about stress testing their idea and giving them a chance to learn sales, marketing, finance, accounting. Intellectual property, what's that all about, how to really take a concept or prototype and truly commercialize it," says Jeffrey Parnell, executive director of the Erie Technology Incubator.
There are still seats available for that 8-week course.
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