Purposes Being Accepted for Entrepreneurship Program in Broward : South Florida Caribbean Information


Entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas can apply until March 26th

[BROWARD COUNTY] Broward County Office for Economic Development and Small Business Development (OESBD) is now accepting online applications for the 2021 session of FastTrac® NewVenture ™. The free program is designed to guide aspiring entrepreneurs and young entrepreneurs on the path to success. Interested applicants can Apply now until Friday March 26th. Applicants have the opportunity to be selected for the spring cohort 2021. This year’s program will be presented completely online for the first time.

As a Kauffman FastTrac® partner, OESBD organizes the NewVenture ™ program, with which entrepreneurs can refine their business concept by providing various tools. Including technical support and access to the appropriate resources to get you started. Upon completion of the course, participants’ business plans will be assessed. Best of all, the top three are eligible to compete for seed capital grants.

“The sixth cohort of our NewVenture ™ course continues to support Broward County’s commitment to growing our economy. In addition to promoting a robust ecosystem for entrepreneurs, ”said Sandy-Michael McDonald, Director of the OESBD. “We pride ourselves on continuously showcasing relevant programs that foster an environment in which businesses can grow and prosper.”

New Venture ™ Sessions

New Venture ™ sessions, which apply only to accepted applicants, will be held virtually by April 7, 2021 by July 28, 2021 between 6-8 p.m. hereinafter Wednesdays:: April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 12, 19, 26; June 9, 16, 23, 30; and July 28th (graduation and pitch day).

NewVenture ™ is free and open to Broward County’s residents. The space in the FastTrac® NewVenture ™ is limited to 15 participants. For more information on the Kauffman FastTrac® program, contact OESBD at 954-357-6400 or Broward.org/EconDev