UTB-Kauffman FastTrac® NewVenture™ Entrepreneurship Program

UTB-Kauffman FastTrac® NewVenture™ Entrepreneurship Program

Building the Future of Your Business

Kauffman FastTrac NewVenture training is coming to the Laguna Madre in January 2015, thanks to a collaborative effort of the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation, the South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation, and the UTB-Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Center (UTB-ECC).

 FastTrac NewVenture provides the tools to develop a business concept, determine the viability of the business concept, and outline the critical steps to a successful business launch. The program encompasses 30 hours of facilitated instruction throughout 10 sessions.

Owning your own business is the American dream. Building it to withstand the test of time requires a unique set of tools. That's where FastTrac NewVenture makes a difference by providing the opportunity to:

  • Identify Market Needs
  • Understand Business Fundamentals
  • Explore Risk and Success Factors
  • Network with Entrepreneurship Professionals
  • Build a Business Plan
  • Access the Human, Financial, and Business Resources

 Course Includes

  • Experienced Certified Facilitators
  • FastTrac Book and Materials
  • Access to Kauffman website
  • Certificate of Completion

Sponsorship Available Thanks to Port Isabel EDC and South Padre Island EDC

Registration Information

Registration is through December 19th and space is limited. Application is available online at utb.affiliate.fasttrac.org. For more information please call Jose Gavino at 956-882-4119.


Schedule: January 6th – February 26th, 2015. Every Thursday. Times 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Port Isabel Events & Cultural Center, and the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center


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