You’ve decided to start a business!

It’s a big step to go from “I’m thinking about…” to “I’m starting a business.” A bigger step even still is registering your business with the Secretary of State and being able to state “I’m a business owner!”

What next? INSTIG8 can connect you with area resources that will help you – the business owner. You may need ongoing advising or immediate help with Quickbooks. We can help you find the resources to grow your business. Or, perhaps you’re ready for a bootcamp (EMERGE) which will really test your idea and rigorously help you validate the business through a proven customer discovery process.

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INSTIG8 the region’s center for quality entrepreneurship training, scale-up services, and innovation.

INSTIG8 is a BDCC initiative located in Windham Region and initially sponsored by the Windham County Economic Development Program (WCEDP).

This program strategically fosters a safe environment for creative entrepreneurs to try, fail, learn, build, explore, and connect to other like-minded individuals while developing their business concepts and models.

It’s a series of workshops, events, and co-working. INSTIG8 will be the catalyst for engaging, business-minded, creative community of entrepreneurs, innovators, and instigators.

Why is this work a benefit to the region?

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation leads to new businesses and job creation
  • Higher levels of entrepreneurship gives people employment choices
  • Ideas lead to new combinations of existing concepts which lead to business creation

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