The leading enterprise strategies will receive up to $45,000 awarded in seed funding to launch at the very least three enterprises in the downtown Culpeper, in addition to ongoing mentor and in-variety assist.
The Culpeper Competes specified region focuses on the coronary heart of the historic downtown. Masking .22 square miles, the selected space consists of the Culpeper Downtown City Advancement spot. The designation encourages adaptive reuse of existing buildings, better density new construction and intentional layout to enhance Culpeper’s historic properties.
The competition’s specified location also overlaps extra existing incentive zones, together with the Enterprise Incentive Zone, Culpeper Option Zone and the Culpeper Tourism Zone.
According to Browse, “The City of Culpeper’s Tourism and Economic Progress department has partnered with the Lord Fairfax Compact Company Enhancement Center, Germanna Group University, UVA Group Credit rating Union, Charles Ryan Associates, Fray Hudson Clark & Walker LLP, and regional business proprietors to produce the seven week instructional training course.”
Subject areas will range from starting up a smaller organization, accounting/finance and credit rating, operations/authorized and management, and profits/internet marketing and branding.
“We are fired up to be launching Culpeper Competes as a coordinated, extensive plan that identifies, triggers, and supports group-dependent business people and modest business at all ranges of growth,” Browse mentioned.