• Programs and Resources

Program Services

 

  • Monthly, quarterly and annual business counseling and progress reviews with on-site counselors from CEI and the Maricopa Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
  • Pro bono mentoring from over 50 industry and area-specific professionals, including legal, financial, human resources, marketing, intellectual property, and more.
  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence for high-level strategic guidance and commercialization assistance.
  • Onsite rapid prototyping and competitive intelligence services.
  • Collaboration with like-minded entrepreneurs in an innovative and supportive environment.
  • Domestic and international student research teams available for multidisciplinary research projects, including market analysis and validation, commercialization strategies and more.
  • Partnership with the Maricopa Corporate College as well as the Maricopa County Community College District and their students, faculty, resources and facilities.
  • Access to additional public and private entities, including local and national incubators, accelerators and co- work spaces, VC and angel investor organizations, manufacturing and prototyping facilities, and more.
  • Promotion of client news, milestones and events through written, print, online and social media outlets.
  • Business development seminars and workshops covering relevant small business topics.
  • Access to discounted HubSpot inbound marketing and sales software (additional eligibility required)