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Inspire:ME is a 7-week introductory business accelerator program that focuses on providing entrepreneurs and inspiring entrepreneurs with foundational entrepreneurship principles.

Inspire:ME is for inspiring entrepreneurs or those new business owners that need foundational principles to be a successful entrepreneur and build a strong business.

Inspire:ME is a great introductory opportunity for topics that are covered more deeply in the 14-week Start:ME Spartanburg program.

To attend the Inspire:ME sessions, simply complete the intake forms below for the classes that you are interested in. Participants are not required to attend all sessions. But, for those who attend all sessions, you are guaranteed a interview for the Start:ME Spartanburg program. 

Week One:


Week one's goal is to help participants identify their goals and provide them with a blueprint to properly introduce themselves and their business to others.

week three:

what's your role?

Week three focuses on what your various roles are as an entrepreneur and business owner.



Week six teaches the importance of building a strong brand for your business and how to market your business to your target audience.

Week two:

who are you?

Week two focuses on helping participants complete a personal SWOT analysis that will give them a better idea of what it will take for them to run their business.

week four-five:

what's the plan?

In week four and five, participants work to create a one page business plan based on their idea.



The last week allows entrepreneurs to place a nice bow on their business and gets them ready for Start:ME Spartanburg (if they choose to apply).

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