Business Innovation Zone

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The Business Innovation Zone (BIZ) Program helps nurture entrepreneurial companies, helping them to grow and prosper by providing the education and support young businesses need. We are in the business of making your business as successful as it can be! BIZ Management chooses client businesses that are driven to succeed and are results oriented.

With qualified, professional counselors, BIZ staff works with small business clients to complete a Detailed Needs Assessment and Identification. Through this assessment, counselors determine the level of help needed to customize a program with:

  • Coaching and Entrepreneurial Training
  • Business Plan Review and Development Support
  • Seminars, Forums, and various Educational Tools

BIZ staff also monitor the progress of all BIZ client businesses – making sure they stay on track and achieve the goals they set. BIZ Management and staff regularly meet with client businesses to:

  • Monitor Progress
  • Establish Milestones
  • Develop Written Action Plans to meet Milestones
  • Performance Reviews

Depending upon individual client needs, additional programming may include:

  • Access to Know-How/Professional Services Networks
  • Business Round Tables /One-on-One Mentoring
  • Interim Boards
  • Helping with Access to Sources of Capital
  • Enable Client Networking/Entrepreneurial Community Interaction

These monthly services are included in BIZ program fees:

  • Utilities
  • Internet Service (Wired & WiFi) & Equipment (+ copier/printer/mail room/fax)
  • Telephone Service & Equipment
  • Common Area Maintenance (CAM)
  • Conference, Meeting Services, Facilities
  • Business Development, Coaching, & Venture Assistance
  • Reception Services
  • Business, Professional, & Investor Networking
  • Downtown Business Address with High Visibility & Public Exposure