Wednesday, June 29, 2005

New partnership will enable UIS to assist entrepreneurs

An entreNET partnership between UIS and The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has been established to streamline the delivery of services to entrepreneurs. The network is the newest and most comprehensive coalition that has been established for the purpose of growing new businesses in the Central Illinois region.

The Chamber is the lead partner with UIS in the administration of UIS’ new Center for Entrepreneurship, housed in the university’s College of Business and Management. Richard Judd, director of the Center, called the entreNet partnership an exciting concept. “Nothing like this has been done before in our region. This should be the background of the drive to enhance business start-ups and expansion of existing small business firms in the Central Illinois region,” he said. Read more>>

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