by Dave Archer, NCET
Entrepreneurs Assembly (EA) is a Nevada nonprofit dedicated to educating and facilitating entrepreneurs and small businesses in starting and growing their businesses. EA does this through virtual incubators which empower entrepreneurs and small business owners to start successful businesses. EA’s working sessions incorporate best business practices, educational leadership, mentoring, and peer-learning, resulting in new and more productive businesses.
EA has three parts:
Startup Incubators, designed to give entrepreneurs a confidential, integrated, systemic plan and path toward a successful business launch. These incubators provide entrepreneurs with the best practices for navigating the hurdles in creating a successful business.
EA’s monthly sessions provide a secure opportunity for entrepreneurs to set and accomplish new goals in moving their businesses forward. During the sessions, participants receive support from their peers and from experienced mentors. These working sessions meet on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9:00 am until noon.
Mentors Groups of successful business people can give back by becoming a mentor in EA’s mentorship program. Mentors volunteer their expertise in business formation and funding, strategic planning, management, technical fields, and their skills as advisors.
Mentors share their commitment to the support of entrepreneurship by providing candid and honest appraisals of the entrepreneurs and their ventures, pointing out options and recommending courses of action.
Entrepreneur Roundtables – Peer counseling is the best kept secret of great small businesses. Participating businesses can become more successful by working ‘on’ their business instead of ‘in’ it.
EA’s monthly roundtables provide business owners with opportunities to discuss important business matters with their peers. They can bounce ideas off the others, get new ideas about solving old problems and share experiences to help each other become more successful in business. During the roundtables, entrepreneurs form pre-revenue and post-revenue groups. Mentors work with the pre-revenue companies on how to start generating revenue, while mentors work with the post-revenue companies on growth.