The Small Business Administration (SBA) will launch 20 new Women’s Business Centers (WBC) throughout the country including Savannah. The location will be a center in collaboration with Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE). The center will offer women-owned businesses training, technical assistance, mentoring and more.
The opening of these new centers is the largest expansion of Women’s Business Centers in 30 years. Leaders with ACE said this is an amazing opportunity for small businesses in Savannah.
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“There’s enough work and need out there that it’s very important we come in arms open and are ready to share the resources we have. Again with the idea that we’re going to sustain these businesses, we’re going to help these businesses be successful, and be around for the long term,” said ACE President of Business Development Ray Pennie.
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Pennie said that the location will be in a Savannah State University building downtown and they’re looking to start in February.
To learn more about SBA’s programs and services for women entrepreneurs, click here.
For other WBC locations and SBA resources, click here.
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