Illinois Entrepreneurs: Help Is On the Way with a New Regional Partnership from In Focus Brands
The partnership between truCrowd, IAEOU and In Focus Brands sets to deploy startup solutions. This collaboration will address missing resources needed for entrepreneurs, offer next level solutions for growth and drive results in NE Illinois.
By: In Focus Brands
The new partnership formed between truCrowd-Illinois, an equity/debt crowdfunding platform, and IAEOU, an entrepreneurial education provider, has aligned with global startup champion and ecosystem builder, In Focus Brands to offer proven revenue growth solutions for businesses across Illinois.
Lisa Canning, CEO of IAEOU shares, "Building a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem is about building partnerships with organizations like In Focus Brands and truCrowd who are solution oriented, and can share resources for the benefit of the entrepreneurs they serve. "
The strategic alliance between the 3 companies offers complete business life-cycle resources to startups and mid-size businesses: proper launches, accelerated growth and unique funding solutions. IAEOU will provide early-stage marketing and sales growth solutions, truCrowd offers an equity crowdfunding platform and In Focus Brands will scale companies, offer robust revenue acceleration and brand system solutions and additional funding capabilities. This team approach is based on results and will create a startup ecosystem focused on sustainable execution, not just ideas and talk.
Brent Martin of In Focus Brands, "Economic development is a major driving force for every region and it begins with startups and small businesses. Many regions lack proper alignments of resources and should consider joining forces for the betterment of the ecosystems. We feel this three pronged alliance will provide unique resources to drive proper action for companies seeking growth, and uses a page from Robert Manasier's playbook, which has grown multiple regional entrepreneur/
Florence Hardy, CEO of truCrowd-Illinois states, "I am excited about this alliance and the benefits it can bring to many communities. Helping small businesses successfully raise through unaccredited equity crowdfunding is an easy way to stimulate the economy; as evident by how many are funded by those who live in their communities as well as by the number of jobs they each create."
For more information regarding the project, criteria for entrance to the program and the overview of resources available, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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In Focus Brands
is the CREATIVELY PRACTICAL Commercialization team that has created, resurrected and/or managed over 143 diverse businesses across industries. The company integrates strategy, operational execution and funding by bringing deployable teams and resources to clients' present needs and structuring branded systems and staffs for the sustainable and successful future. Their recent merged buyout has created 2 new entities to continue global business acceleration:
is the first funding portal for non-accredited investors and serves as the preferred equity crowdfunding source for startups, entrepreneurs and emergent businesses. truCrowd provides a platform to raise up to $4 million from unaccredited investors for early stage investment.
is a not for profit devoted to building education that helps entrepreneurs grow faster. Recognized for innovation in entrepreneurial education by both USASBE and The White House, IAEOU's First Twenty sales and new channels to market curriculum resulted in a 98% success rate with over 400 early stage entrepreneurs.