On today’s Business Beat, Jeff provides details of the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready program, including free resources, coaching and $10,000 grants to get your small business up and running.
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Good morning, Paul!
We’re always wanting to be out ahead of keeping entrepreneurs informed here on the Business Beat and as you know, Paul, we love grant programs. Why? Well, because grant funding is funding for which you don’t need to provide equity in exchange for, and you don’t need to pay it back. Once you’ve been awarded it, it’s yours.
And so today in the Business Beat, here’s another great grant program you need to be aware of whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or one wanting to grow your existing business. As we all know, running a small business has never been more complex and challenging and so this grant program is of particular interest in that it gives you the tools you need to get started and get rolling.
It’s a free program, entrepreneurs and small businesses are awarded with more tools to succeed in today’s digital world. The free personalized learning plan includes courses on financing, e-commerce, logistics, social media, marketing, conversion funnels, and more as well as one-on-one coaching, community forums and incentives like the latest round of $10,000 grants to be awarded to individual companies.
To be eligible for a grant, you simply have to complete two courses or live coaching events before June 30th, 2022. Don’t delay. Check it out. You can learn more and apply at startupnation.com.
This is all part of Verizon’s commitment to deploy more than a million dollars in funding grants to small businesses with a particular focus on those founded by women or people of color. Need a shot of education and even funding for your small business? Again, go to startupnation.com to learn more and apply for the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready grant program today.
I’m Jeff Sloan, founder and CEO of startupnation.com, and that’s today’s Business Beat on the Great Voice of the Great Lakes, WJR.