INTERISE INC wrote -
Pretend that you own a small business.
You have experience, ideas, and ambition. But you are also caught up in so many details of running your own company that you haven’t been able to focus on the big picture and how to build on your success.
That’s where Interise comes in.
Interise is an award-winning nonprofit organization that helps existing small business owners develop their companies. The entrepreneurs who work with us have the potential for growth; we help them get to the next level. Through our StreetWise ‘MBA’™, we give a diverse group of entrepreneurs an opportunity to hone their management skills and make the right connections—because when small business thrives, communities benefit.
“The ‘StreetWise MBA’™ is the most exciting, informational and eye-opening program I have ever participated in. The benefits for me and my company have been immeasurable. I can now move forward in growing my company with direction, poise and confidence.”
Laurie Cote, President & CEO, DSI Marketing Communications
Since 2004, nearly 1,800 small employers from accross the nation have partnered with us to grow their businesses. We’ve grown from supporting 14 business owners in Massachusetts with a total of 135 employees in 2004 to 785 owners in26 states with 10,795 employees in 2010. In 2011, our entrepreneurs created 1,015 net new jobs with an average starting salary of $41,865.