We train inmates and released inmates how to go into business for themselves
Tell us about the entrepreneurial milestones you accomplished?
8 years in business. Hundreds of new small businesses created. Endorsed or recommended by 2 CT Governors, 2 mayors, 1 congressman, 2 DOC Comm., dozens of community leaders, approved to be used inside 5 CT prisons, approved for Federal Reentry and Support Court educational training, selected graduates approved for free tuition scholarships to Goodwin University, International presence in Nigeria/(Government approved training inside 5 prisons), 10% recidivism of graduates.
What type of entrepreneur are you?
Scalable Venture - regional, national, or global business focus
What CT entrepreneur ecosystem resources have helped you succeed?
Development of a virtual classroom training system
For the last 8 years, P.R.I.D.E ENTREPRENEURSHIP training program has offered free of charge an educational training program exclusively to people with a criminal background. Training costs are self-funded by the family of the owner. Hundreds of new businesses have been started by released inmates