With your support, the entrepreneurs of Tennessee will now have access to the knowledge and support they need to start or grow a business.

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OUR GOAL

10,000

ENTREPRENEURS

Diane Canada, and her Nashville-based company Lady Like Leaders, and The Lonely Entrepreneur, a 501c3 corporation, have created the Tennessee Entrepreneur Initiative (TEI) to empower 10,000 aspiring entrepreneurs.

Through this initiative, organizations like yours “sponsor” entrepreneurs to receive free access to The Lonely Entrepreneur Learning Community – a one-stop shop for the knowledge, tools and support individuals need to be entrepreneurs. This resource combines 300 learning modules, weekly group coaching, an online community, and 100s of tools and templates to enable entrepreneurs to overcome the business and personal challenges they face, create jobs, and stimulate our economy. With your help, the Learning Community - which normally costs $500 per year - is being offered free to Tennessee entrepreneurs.

What better way to impact Tennessee than by investing in emerging entrepreneurs?

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HOW YOUR ORGANIZATION BENEFITS

You not only support entrepreneurs, you enhance your brand, drive social responsibility and create a unique employee engagement opportunity. 

Help Tennessee Entrepreneurs: provide individuals with the knowledge, tools and support they need


Differentiate and Enhance Your Brand: gain notoriety and brand awareness for your commitment and differentiation in the eyes of entrepreneurs


Advance Your Women, Diversity and Social Responsibility Efforts: advance your women, diversity and social responsibility initiatives by supporting diverse entrepreneurs


Provide Unique Employee Engagement: create powerful employee engagement by enabling employees to dialogue with entrepreneurs via the platform


Drive Economic Development: drive economic development in the communities across Tennessee

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HOW TO SPONSOR ENTREPRENEURS

Decide how many and how much and we take it from there!

YOUR ORGANIZATION DECIDES TO SPONSOR ENTREPRENEURS VIA THE TEI

DECIDE HOW MANY ENTREPRENEURS YOUR ORGANIZATION WOULD LIKE TO SPONSOR

WE'LL PROVIDE THE LEARNING COMMUNITY TO THE DESIGNATED RECIPIENTS

THOSE ENTREPRENEURS GET ACCESS TO THE LEARNING COMMUNITY

TYPE OF ENTREPRENEURS

We designate which group receives the Learning Community:

  • Women

  • Minorities

  • Underprivileged

  • Youth (14-22)

  • Veterans

  • Mothers

  • Immigrants

  • Seniors

  • Ex-Prisoners

# OF ENTREPRENEURS

Support a number of individuals based on funding levels:

# 10 25 50 100 250 500 1000
$ $5,000 $10,000 $17,500 $30,000 $50,000  $75,000 $100,000

PROGRAM DETAILS

TEI provides entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools and support they need and your organization with a turn-key way to have an impact and highlight the results.

HOW IT WORKS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

The Learning Community organizes what your audience needs to know into the 12 business and personal areas they must master:

  • Setting Up A Business
  • Generating Revenue
  • Running Your Business
  • Managing Yourself
  • Differentiating Your Offering
  • Marketing
  • Leading The Company
  • Raising Money
  • People
  • Communication
  • Finance
  • Legal

We’ve organized what entrepreneurs need to know – lessons, templates, tools, and vendor reviews – into the 12 business and personal areas we all face.

Your participants have access to 300+ bite-sized lessons that give them the answers to the key questions entrepreneurs should be asking. Not just any answers… Answers that make a difference. And not just business-focused answers… Answers that address the personal issues that are too often overlooked. Beating the competition. Driving sales. Building a plan. Managing oneself . Social media. Lots of questions. One place for answers.

Each week, there are a series of online group coaching sessions that all entepreneurs can attend.  Coaches from The Lonely Entrepreneur cover a variety of topics and help attendees with their most pressing questions.