SBDC holds Community Entrepreneurship Bootcamp graduation

TROY, Ala. (TROJANVISION) — Participants in the Small Business Development Center‘s Community Entrepreneurship Bootcamp have reached a major milestone: graduation.

Recently almost 70 participants received various certificates for their different levels of achievement during a graduation ceremony. The event was the culmination of an intensive educational program held across Phenix City, Troy and Daleville.

The program, which was developed in partnership with the SBDC, Troy University, and the USDA, aimed to empower budding entrepreneurs through practical learning and networking opportunities.

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The graduation ceremony included a pitch competition where students showcased their business ideas at the SBDC. Prizes included stipends and marketing consulting hours to help propel their ventures forward. Even those who did not win received valuable consulting services, ensuring every participant left with enhanced tools for business success.

Looking ahead, graduates of the boot camp will continue to receive support through mentoring and student consulting services, reinforcing the commitment to their long-term success in the business world.