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Business Generation For Community Transformation

BGEN /biˈɡin/

 

to proceed to perform the first or earliest part of some action; commence; start:

 

 

 

 

 

THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS STARTS HERE

What is BGEN?

BGEN (pronounced “begin”) works with start-up companies, entrepreneurs, freelancers, creatives, and the mobile workforce to help by providing workspace, mentorship, expertise, access to networking, educational resources, and sometimes capital (in the form of micro-loans via our community partners).

 

POP-UP SHOP SEASON IS UPON US!

November 2021 – January 2022 is POP-UP Season. Join BGEN for reduced short-term rates during this season. For more detailed information visit  https://spark.adobe.com/page/hnNUVjD2TqvBO/

Networking

  • Coaching/mentoring
  • Access to outside network of mentors
  • Links to strategic partners
  • Collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs

Facility Based Services

  • Co-working office space
  • Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Conference Room
  • Shipping fulfillment station
  • Training space
  • Business mailing address

Business Services

  • Assist with business idea analysis
  • Business model/plan
  • Technology training
  • Marketing assistance

Education

  • Business training programs
  • Links to higher education and resources
  • Group training
  • Workshops
  • E-Learning
  • Presentations

Finance

  • Accounting training/services
  • Financial management training
  • Access to commercial loan vendors
  • Assistance with grant availability

Brand Development

  • In-house assistance with graphic design
  • In-house search engine optimization training
  • In-house web design assistance and training
  • In-house professional photography and video services
  • In-house social media strategist
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
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According to a 2010 study by the National Business Incubation Association:
The survival rate of startups using business incubators is 87% compared to 44% for startups that didn’t use incubators.

 

Our partners:
 
KNOW2
City of Gaffney
Spartanburg Community College
Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce
ARC
Timken Foundation