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Entrepreneurship Inst., Columbus, OH. – 1983
A conference dealing with new enterprise and economic development initiatives today, Project NEED IT was designed to familiarize decision makers at all levels of the public, private, and educational sectors with the best new enterprise development projects being carried out in the United States today. During the conference, a series of papers and…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Budgeting, Business Administration, Business Responsibility
Appalachia, 1986
Five panelists discuss how small businesses can acquire seed capital by considering venture; capital's role in the financing of business start-ups, using local banks as sources of advice and community support as well as funds for new entrepreneurs in rural areas, and investigating states' roles in supporting new ventures. (NEC)
Descriptors: Capital, Economic Development, Financial Support, Private Financial Support
Appalachia, 1986
Panelists discuss a ground-breaking study of new Pennsylvania firms; examine patterns/needs of small businesses during phases of start-up, growth, maturity, and decline; describe untapped markets in the federal government and through export trade; and review how states can support small business growth by legislative and regulatory change. (NEC)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Government Role, Marketing, Needs
Appalachia, 1986
A panel on technology transfer considered ways in which educational instructions and industry could share attempts to innovate. Examples of technology transfer in action included Pennsylvania's Ben Franklin Partnership, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's program, and NASA's Technology Utilization Division. Results of an Appalachian Regional study…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Diffusion (Communication), Economic Development, Government Role
Appalachia, 1986
Five panelists discuss alternatives to venture capital sources for Appalachian business expansion, new institutions created or supported by state and local governments to provide capital, and how businesses can best position themselves to take advantage of all capital sources. (NEC)
Descriptors: Capital, Economic Development, Financial Support, Private Financial Support
Appalachia, 1986
Four small business development experts examine ways of encouraging/helping entrepreneurs: market identification; management education; improved capital access; emphasis on business and producer services; import substitution; local purchasing; local business expansion; adaptation of good ideas; response to problems/trends in lifestyle changes,…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Economic Opportunities, Economic Progress, Entrepreneurship
Appalachia, 1984
Case studies demonstrate four capital packaging approaches: a comprehensive statewide enterprise program for Pennsylvania; a county-based industrial development fund in Chautauqua County, New York; an employee buyout in Saratoga Springs, New York; and establishment of a small venture capital company in the Kentucky Highlands with Office of…
Descriptors: Capital, Case Studies, Economic Development, Financial Support