Community entrepreneurship

Emerging Young West Valley Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the World

September 15, 2022

Students in Peoria are emerging as serious entrepreneurs with ventures winning funding competitions and garnering international media coverage. The first thing you think of when you hear the word “entrepreneur”

How to use Instagram for Business: Optimizing your Instagram Business Account

May 20, 2022

This three-part series is a great introduction for small business owners looking to either start an Instagram account for their business or to fine-tune their existing Instagram strategy so that

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Training and Development Resources: support to make your ideas a reality for any entrepreneurial stage

May 2, 2022

Depending on where you are with your venture, idea, or business, sometimes we need some help filling in knowledge or skill gaps to get to the next phase. That’s where

How to use Instagram for Business: Business Account Basics

April 22, 2022

This three-part series is a great introduction for small business owners looking to either start an Instagram account for their business or to fine-tune their existing Instagram strategy so that

Phoenix West Valley Startups: Frequently Asked Questions

March 21, 2022

West Valley entrepreneurial ecosystem resource partners came together to provide answers to the top questions they get from entrepreneurs. We break their answers into action steps every entrepreneur can take

Honoring Black History Month: 3 Founders’ Perspectives

February 21, 2022

In honor of Black History Month, we’re spotlighting three outstanding individuals currently in the Venture Devils program including Venture Devils Founder of Conscious Gear, Charlotte Bowens, Venture Mentors, and seasoned

5 Action Steps to Build A Business Right in the Phoenix West Valley

February 14, 2022

When launching a new idea, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Our Peoria Forward team has worked with local ecosystem resource providers in the West Valley to create a

Benefits of Using the Just Start Guidebook

December 22, 2021

Have you ever been intrigued by the thought of “being your own boss”? Do you aspire to make a difference in the world? Are you the type of person who

2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Support Entrepreneurs from the Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute

December 9, 2021

Still working on your holiday gift list? Let us help with ideas! Consider supporting an entrepreneur looking to delight your loved ones this season with their goods and services. This