Services

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Support Services

  • Access to Student Interns
  • Faculty and Business Mentors
  • Business Development Assistance
  • Access to entrepreneurial and business networks

Training Workshops

  • Business Plan Development
  • Marketing Strategy Development
  • Organizational Management
  • Government Contract Bidding
  • Legal-Incorporation, Taxation, etc.
  • Customer Service

Financial Resources

  • Investment Opportunities
  • Access to Loan Programs i.e. Micro-Loans
  • Angel Networks
  • Venture Funds

 Networking

  • Peer-to-Peer
  • Advertising/Promotional Events
  • Business and Community
  • Referrals

Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) Resource Room

Articles, brochures, books, and web-based subscriptions on a variety of entrepreneurial and business topics are available in the ELC Resource Room.  Networked computers are available for students and Business Accelerator Affiliate Members.

Pocono Mountains Keystone Innovation Zone (PMKIZ)

The Business Accelerator is located in the Pocono Mountains Keystone Innovation Zone in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, one of the fastest growing counties int eh Commonwealth.  The PMKIZ includes properties within a 2-mile radius of East Stroudsburg University and the Pocono Mountain Corporate Center East in Mt. Pocono, a 231 acre site.

Business Accelerator Affiliations

  • Association of the University Research Parks (AURP)
  • Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) NE Business Incubator Network
  • National Association of Business Incubators (NBIA)
  • Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC)
  • Pennsylvania Angel Network (PAN)
  • Pennsylvania Bio
  • Pocono Mountains Angel Network (PMAN)
  • Pocono Mountains Keystone Innovation Zone (PMKIZ)
  • University City Science Center Port of Technology
  • University Economic Development Association (UEDA)