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Old 02-01-2018, 05:42 PM
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Default There's an entrepreneurship program at Monroe

I don't know anyone who's been through it.


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There's a similar program in at least one Oregon institution called "business in a box" - the idea being that everything needed for the business can fit into one relatively small box and they can start their business on the inside, then take it with them when they release.

No idea how successful it is, but I think it's good to show folks that they can be successful in business, even with very little startup capital.
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