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ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS DIVISION
OUR MISSION   <ul><li>To provide innovative programs and services to Ohio entrepreneurs and small business owners, through...
VALUES <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Service  </li></ul><ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><li>Passion </li></ul><ul>...
TARGET MARKETS Ohio’s Small Businesses Women 50 + General
SECONDARY MARKETS Displaced Workers Veterans   Minorities Youth Faith-Based Physically Challenged
CURRENT PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES <ul><li>Small Business Development Center Network </li></ul><ul><li>1 st  Stop Business C...
CURRENT PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES <ul><li>WOMEN BUSINESS PROGRAMS </li></ul><ul><li>“ Keys to Success” Ceremony  </li></ul>...
COLLABORATIONS/PARTNERSHIPS LEGEND: Green  – Network Partner organizations in Ohio’s local communities Blue Outline  – ODO...
Ohio, Home of Innovation and Opportunity
<ul><li>Strengthen our Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Link and leverage our inventive  </li></ul><ul><li>past with our innova...
SMALL BUSINESS ISSUES   <ul><li>Workers Compensation </li></ul><ul><li>License and Permits </li></ul><ul><li>Sales Trainin...
For More Information Please Contact: <ul><li>Iris A. Cooper, Director </li></ul><ul><li>Division of Entrepreneurship and <...
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Iris Cooper - ODOD - Entrepreneurship + Small Biz

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The slides from Iris Cooper's presentation to the HITS team in Springfield, OH. Iris is the Director of the Entrepreneurship + Small Business Division of the Ohio Dept. of Development.

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Iris Cooper - ODOD - Entrepreneurship + Small Biz

  1. 1. ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS DIVISION
  2. 2. OUR MISSION <ul><li>To provide innovative programs and services to Ohio entrepreneurs and small business owners, through effective communication, collaboration, creativity and technology support, to encourage sustainable growth. </li></ul>Entrepreneurship and Small Business Division
  3. 3. VALUES <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Service </li></ul><ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><li>Passion </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity </li></ul>
  4. 4. TARGET MARKETS Ohio’s Small Businesses Women 50 + General
  5. 5. SECONDARY MARKETS Displaced Workers Veterans Minorities Youth Faith-Based Physically Challenged
  6. 6. CURRENT PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES <ul><li>Small Business Development Center Network </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Stop Business Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Roundtable Committees </li></ul><ul><li>“ Not So Small Business TV Show” </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Alliances with Small Business Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Small Business Advocate </li></ul><ul><li>Small Business Register </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Forecast Events </li></ul><ul><li>Small Business Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Small Business Hotline 1.877.25SMBIZ (76249) </li></ul><ul><li>Or [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Portability Website http://backtoworkohio.org/ </li></ul>
  7. 7. CURRENT PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES <ul><li>WOMEN BUSINESS PROGRAMS </li></ul><ul><li>“ Keys to Success” Ceremony </li></ul><ul><li>Women-Owned Business Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s Home-Based Business Workshop </li></ul>MICROENTERPRISE SUPPORT Home-Based Business Workshop & Training Business Incubator Initiative
  8. 8. COLLABORATIONS/PARTNERSHIPS LEGEND: Green – Network Partner organizations in Ohio’s local communities Blue Outline – ODOD Partners Red Outline – State of Ohio Partners White and Black Outer Layer – External Partners United Way
  9. 9. Ohio, Home of Innovation and Opportunity
  10. 10. <ul><li>Strengthen our Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Link and leverage our inventive </li></ul><ul><li>past with our innovative future </li></ul><ul><li>Grow and support minority, women- </li></ul><ul><li>owned enterprises & small businesses </li></ul>Third Frontier Targeted Industry Ohio Lending Participation Program Check Ohio First
  11. 11. SMALL BUSINESS ISSUES <ul><li>Workers Compensation </li></ul><ul><li>License and Permits </li></ul><ul><li>Sales Training </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Based Support </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Financing </li></ul><ul><li>EPA Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Succession Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Government Regulations and “Red Tape” </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Development </li></ul>
  12. 12. For More Information Please Contact: <ul><li>Iris A. Cooper, Director </li></ul><ul><li>Division of Entrepreneurship and </li></ul><ul><li>Small Business </li></ul><ul><li>77 South High Street, 28th Floor </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus, Ohio 43215-6108 </li></ul><ul><li>1-800-848-1300 ext. 62718 </li></ul><ul><li>(614) 466-2718 </li></ul><ul><li>(614) 466-0829 Fax </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://development.ohio.gov/Entrepreneurship/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.development.ohio.gov </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>

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