Relive the North Carolina #EcDev Webinar

Posted on July 3, 2014

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The Southeast ELGL chapter provided an opportunity to learn about an innovative program taking place at the University of North Carolina. LaChaun Banks and Elizabeth Basnight presented on the Entrepreneur Technical Assistance Program, relive the webinar from its recording and the live-tweets about it.



LaChaun and Elizabeth teamed up to explain all the ins and outs of this new program designed to boost economic development and add jobs in rural North Carolina. The program is free for businesses and partners an experienced MBA student with a promising business. The only requirement? The business has to want to grow and expand. The students get real world experience, the businesses get free help and resources, and the communities hopefully add jobs.

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The program has helped several businesses and it’s still just in a pilot stage! Best of all they want to hear from anyone with questions, comments, or ideas on how to improve. Contact Elizabeth Basnight, the program manager at with any questions. You can also connect with the presenters and the Kenan Institute on Twitter: @ebasnight, @LaChaunBanks, and @kenaninstitute.

Download the presentation:

UNC Entrepreneur Technical Assistance Program

Watch the webinar:

#NCEcDev Economic Development in Rural North Carolina

The Takeaways

Now we turn to the Twitter-verse to see what people learned from the webinar.

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