Entrepreneurial Development

TEDC provides learning and support programs that create a more diverse and resilient business community.


Entrepreneurial Development

Entrepreneurial Development programs provide business owners and entrepreneurs learning and support programs that create a more diverse and resilient business community.

TEDC also provides individualized and tailored Technical Assistance based on the individual needs of current borrowers.

Entrepreneurial Development Programs

Entrepreneurial Development programs host a series of business courses and workshops for entrepreneurs who want to strengthen their core business practices.


These programs are developed to create safe and intimate learning environments that offer dedicated professional attention to those who need more help on their entrepreneurial journey.


Kauffman FastTrac®


In partnership with the Kauffman Foundation, FastTrac® is a 12-week program developed to support aspiring entrepreneurs or small business owners who recently launched their business, providing knowledge and skills to begin their path to success.


This course provides information, exercises, and tools to help you explore an idea or create a business plan with guidance from experienced facilitators, experts, and a network of supportive peers.

Self-Employment Workshop


The Self-Employment Program is an in-person 12-week program designed for sole proprietors. Through carefully curated content on business fundamentals, this program helps develop business owners who plan to hire less than five employees.


The Self-Employment Program includes easy-to-understand exercises that help participants practice and apply concepts learned in class.

Information Sessions

  • The Secrets of Lending
  • How to create a Business Plan
  • Financial Projections
  • Financial Statements 101