Jason Rainey has been named director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University.
Rainey, a native of Winchester, is no stranger to helping small businesses of the region succeed. Nor, as a business owner himself, is he unfamiliar with the travails that go with the job.
The Eastern Kentucky University Business Accelerator and the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) are seeking innovative ideas from EKU students for a product, service, or charitable activity to enter in the 2014 IDEA STATE U competition.
Eastern Kentucky University is among three higher education partners for the Southeastern Kentucky Promise Zone initiative announced recently by the White House.
According to the White House, key strategies involving EKU, the University of Kentucky, Berea College and the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation and other local governmental units and agencies include:
Eastern Kentucky University has partnered with the World Trade Center Kentucky along with targeted business and governmental agencies to present a series of workshops aimed at helping central and southeastern Kentucky business owners and entrepreneurs realize the potential in exporting their products and services.
Want to learn the basics of a foreign language on your own time, at your own pace, in your own way and at minimal cost?
A new business taking shape in Eastern Kentucky University’s business accelerator might be your answer.
The traveling trophy won’t be traveling, after all.
For the second consecutive year, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University claimed the state hardware for its performance and productivity.
The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University will use a $58,000 Rural Business Enterprise Development Grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to assist Madison, Estill and Owsley Counties.
Community Ventures Corporation (CVC) is now visiting the Eastern Kentucky University campus in Richmond one day each month to help entrepreneurs and homeowners start and grow their own businesses and move into their own homes.
Imagine having a successful business when you’re in your early 20s and not yet out of college.
Thanks in part to the helping hand of the Eastern Kentucky University-based business accelerator, that dream has become reality for a trio of EKU seniors plus a recent graduate of another institution.
Business owners and entrepreneurs in Estill County now have another convenient resource to help them achieve their dreams.