Network facilitators help entrepreneurs identify their strategic needs and goals. One-to-one coaching is provided free of charge and is offered on an
ongoing basis. Meetings occur where the entrepreneurs are most comfortable—at their business, a library, coffee shop, or other local facilities.
Facilitators tap into their networks and relationships to refer entrepreneurs to resources and services that coincide with the business’s needs. Referrals may include funding sources, microloans, technical assistance and market research. Volunteers with specific business expertise are often available to assist entrepreneurs with their specialized needs.
Read how Entrepreneurial Networking has been the catalyst for business growth:
- Funds Connect Growers to Burgeoning Industry
- Entrepreneurial Networks Helps Local Man Build Fire Extinguisher Business
Valley Entrepreneurial Network, previously known as Rio Arriba County Entrepreneurial Network, is a program of Los Alamos National Security, LLC (the partnership that manages Los Alamos National Laboratory) with additional support from the Greater Española Valley Economic Development Corporation, Rio Arriba County and the Española Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Meetings typically take place from 5:30 to 7:00 pm the first Thursday of the month at Anthony’s At The Delta in Española. Contact VEN for specific dates and details.