Entrepreneurship Program

Community Connect’s Entrepreneurship Program

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Who:

  • Individuals with an idea(s) but are unsure how to make it happen.
  • Individuals who are at the beginning of launching a business and want to have the steps, guidance and structure.
  • Individuals who run a business but want to take 3 months to step back, refocus and pivot.

Dates:  Spring sessions: March- June, 2019
Levels: Early Stage (men/women) & Later stage (women) cohorts

What does it include:

    • Monthly video calls with expert presenters 
    • Group call/ twice a month
    • Mentorship 1:1 with Becky, Community Connect Founder (1 hour session a month; can be divided in two 30 minute sessions)
    • Private Facebook group for program participants
    • Live networking event in Chicago (upon program completion)
    • One assignment a month; business plan (beginner) and scaling plan (advanced)

    • Connections & resources
    • Marketing & business exposure

Outcomes:

      • Completed business plan and budget (beginner) and plan for expansion (advanced)
      • Roadmap of where to go next in your business
      • New connections, resources and supported network of entrepreneurs
      • Skills that you can apply to any business or position
      • Your pitch/ message

Cost:

    • $100/deposit to secure spot (non-refundable)
    • $150/month (billed monthly)

Private sessions:

  • Private (in person or video) business strategy sessions are available at $75/hour or $60/hour (when booking multiple sessions a month)

Schedule a 15 minute  information call here

Only open to 10 participants per cohort.


Read about our participants are saying:

 “When I signed up for the program, I didn’t know what to expect. I knew that Becky had killed it running another major (entrepreneurship) program in the past. But what was this one going to look like. I didn’t know what it was going to answer for me. First off, the speakers she introduced to were fantastic. I would not have heard of their awesomeness otherwise. Second, the first intro session gave me clarity that I never had before. I don’t always ask for help but Becky offering it so willingly let me work on stuff that was long overdue. I left that session with a roadmap to organize my own business. I also got 2 key intros to people I would later collaborate with. I started my year with a whole new lens on everything. This program gave me the resources and clarity that I never knew I needed. Becky is a great support to have around. It has been amazing spending more time with her through this program. Her heart is filled with generosity and support. I cannot wait to see how she grows this program for cohorts to come.”
– Shaily Hakimian,  Your Social Media Teacher

“Being a part of the Community Connect Women’s Entrepreneur Network has been very enlightening for me. Becky has helped me get focused and clear on the vision for my new business and has been a supportive accountability leader. The Women’s group is diverse and has a range of women with whom to connect. The workshops have been well organized by pertinent and relevant topics for those starting a new venture. Becky has supplied plenty of resources, opportunities to network, and support to push the participants to get out of their comfort zone. Becky had a true desire help people succeed.” – Elizabeth Gossage, Bridges613

Meet the Winter Women’s Entrepreneurship Cohort!

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Join us at HerStory. Her Company: An evening of networking & celebration
Monday, February 11, 6-8pm
Merchant, 3137 W. Logan Blvd, Chicago
FREE Event; tickets here. Facebook event here.