Entrepreneurship Center

The Urban League Entrepreneurship Center provides technical assistance, strategic planning and links to resources to help small businesses grow their financial and human capital.

Impact in 2018

The Urban League Entrepreneurship Center trained 569 small business owners, resulting in the creation of 69 jobs and access to over $4 million in contracts and capital. The Urban Empowerment program offered training and mentorship to young men and women entrepreneurs, ages 18 to 24, through a series of leadership, business development and career planning workshops. Collaborating with Philadelphia Job Corps Life Sciences Center and Thomas Edison High School, 178 young people received training, 38 translated their skills to employment and 4 developed startup businesses.

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Services

  • One-on-One Coaching
    No matter the stage of business, our team of experts provide coaching to assist entrepreneurs grow to scale.
  • Workshops & Special Events
    Join us at one of our many training seminars designed for all businesses who want to be informed and empowered.
  • Customized Training & Development
    Customized training for businesses to equip them with the necessary skills to obtain growth.

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Learn More

Call 215.985.3220 ext. 213 or email ulec@urbanleaguephila.org

Sponsors

BB&T, CCP Power Up Your Business Program, Capital One, Wells Fargo, Fannie Mae, National Urban League, City of Philadelphia, UPS

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