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Puerto Rico Small Business Growth Workshops

El Conquistador Resort - Fajardo, Puerto Rico August 4 – 6, 2021

El Conquistador Resort - Fajardo, Puerto Rico 4 – 6 August 2021

Puerto Rico Small Business Growth Workshops

Workshops

August 5, 2021 - 14:00

Small Business Innovation Research Grant Program Road Show

The Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant program provides funding for seed development, commercialization, and product launch of new innovations to small businesses in a variety of fields. These grants are competitive and discretional and are administered by several agencies.

Jezabel Rodriguez

Jezabel Rodriguez

Economic Development Specialist, Small Business Administration

August 5, 2021 - 15:00

Introduction to Economic Development Essential and Cultural Trends

Economic Development is a dynamic, ever-changing field, based on fundamental principles. Former Dean of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute, David Dodd, will explain those principles, along with the latest developments in the field

David Dodd, CEcD/FM/ HLM

David Dodd, CEcD/FM/ HLM

Sr. SME Contract Support, EDA Economic Recovery Support Function DR-4339-PR

August 5, 2021 - 16:00

Incubators and Accelerators for Entrepreneurs and Small Business

Will enrich and catalyze entrepreneurship through engagement with international incubation and acceleration program developers.

Robert Pieroni

Robert Pieroni

Director, Central Houston, Inc

August 5, 2021 - 17:00

Understanding and Using Data for Better Economic Decisions and Outcomes

Data analysis can be a daunting task, but there is a tool to make it easier, using the Statebook suite of data and analysis tools. CEO Calandra Cruikshank will demonstrate how to use this tool to empower better decision-making by Puerto Rico municipalities and businesses.

Calandra Cruikshank

Calandra Cruikshank

CEO, StateBook International, Inc.