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How the Inland Empire Entrepreneur Network Can Help
“The Inland Empire Entrepreneur Network helps educators collaborate to create pathways to an entrepreneurial education and help students connect with the local business community”
Brian J. Quarles
“Once considered unique to fostering job growth only in technology-based communities, entrepreneurism now gives residents in communities like the Inland Empire a pathway out of poverty and offers viable avenues to stimulate job growth for the local community. The Inland Empire Entrepreneur Network seeks to offer effective resources to support these communities.”
It’s said that necessity is the mother of invention, and in the Inland Empire, innovation is always the answer to a tough challenge. So, when the economy found itself languishing in a “COVID slump” in February 2021, with the U.S. Labor Market at 8.5 million fewer jobs...
Designed to assist businesses in San Bernardino County that have experienced economic barriers due to Covid-19
Statistics and trends in entrepreneurship in the Inland Empire, an inventory and assessment of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, and entrepreneurs share their opportunities and challenges.
Morongo Valley’s rugged, beautiful high desert is the gateway to Joshua Tree National Park, where nearly 3 million visitors flock every year. It’s a place where tourism, recreation and hospitality typically drive the economy. But when the pandemic shut down travel in...
Offering cutting-edge industry equipment and inclusive, collaborative spaces, the region’s community college makerspaces are the cornerstone of creative, hands-on learning.
A new virtual internship program in the Inland Empire/Desert Region will give students marketing and social media skills that are essential in today’s workforce, while giving the region’s businesses access to marketing talent to help them weather continued financial...
The lessons that Walt Disney Parks & Resorts learned over decades of building a successful business apply to industries far beyond hospitality and tourism. Alese Campbell, Business & Entrepreneurship Regional Director in the Central Valley/Mother Lode Region,...
When it comes to finding silver linings in the pall of the pandemic, a recent Forbes article points to the proliferation of new connectivity solutions. The flurry of virtual workshops and training sessions, the author suggests, has become the great equalizer for...
This report provides an overview of the innovation ecosystem in the Inland Empire...
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a worldwide organization, has selected Dr. Don Ajené Wilcoxson, professor, Business and Entrepreneurship as the regional recipient of its 2021 Teaching Excellence Award.