The Entrepreneurship Center

The Entrepreneurship Center (TEC) was launched in Atlanta in October 2004.  TEC was designed to assist entrepreneurs with starting and growing successful and sustainable businesses in the Metro Atlanta community.

The Entrepreneurship Center

The Entrepreneurship Center (TEC) was launched in Atlanta in October 2004.  TEC was designed to assist entrepreneurs with starting and growing successful and sustainable businesses in the Metro Atlanta community.  We are able to achieve our goal of cultivating successful and sustainable businesses through providing entrepreneurs with: Training Classes, Resources, and One on One Coaching Sessions.  As a result of the services we provide, entrepreneurs find themselves taking their business concept from pre-venture stage to business start-upacquiring funding to operate and grow their business; obtaining contracts to assist in growing their business; and hiring additional employees to assist with their business growth.

Track 1 – Startup Accelerator

  • Has business idea or working in business for less than 2 years
  • Is ready to write a plan to start or grow their business

Track 2 – Growth Accelerator

  • Has been working in their business 2 years or more
  • Ready to grow their business

Track 3 – Next Level Accelerator

  • Mature businesses with revenues of 250k or more.
  • Looking to acquire larger contracts and funding opportunities.

Program Overview

  • All webinars will utilize the Zoom platform.
  • Startup Accelerator workshops will meet on Tuesday evenings starting at 6 PM
  • Growth Accelerator workshops will meet on Thursday evenings starting at 6 PM

Enrollment Procedures

  • You may register for any workshop in either or both programs by clicking on a link on this page or on the Events page of our site. We encourage you to learn. There are strict guidelines however on how to receive 1 on 1 coaching.
  • For the Growth series you will receive an email with links to take the small business health assessment.
  • Your assessment will be reviewed by the TEC Team. 

Coaching Team

Please review the information below on our great business coaching team. Click on Contact Coach to schedule a one on one coaching session.

Programs and Information

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Webinars

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