Monthly Archives: November 2019

2015 Annual Report

What a first year we have had! Since being awarded a Women’s Business Center from the U.S. Small Business Administration we have been busy listening and responding to the needs of women entrepreneurs across Tennessee. This has truly been an exciting – and sometimes exhausting – opportunity for us. In our first year, we took special care to

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2016 Pathway WBC Annual Report

Strengthening our community through entrepreneurship Every day Pathway WBC meets clients who are ready to make more possible; whether that’s taking the leap into entrepreneurship or weighing big opportunities to grow their business. It’s our job to help them to make more possible for their businesses, their families, their communities, and their futures. Download our

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2016 Veterans Small Business Week

The week of October 31st is 2016 National Veterans Small Business Week. Here at Pathway Lending and Pathway WBC, we’re honored to partner with the SBA’s Office of Veteran’s Business Development (OVBD) to support veterans, active duty service members, Reserve and Guard members and military spouses through entrepreneurial education and counseling, access to capital, and

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2017 Pathway WBC Annual Report

Support for entrepreneurs. Any stage. Any industry. A heartfelt “thank you” to the stakeholders, volunteers, mentors, and clients who engaged with Pathway Women’s Business Center in 2017 – our third full year in business. Much like the businesses we serve, Pathway WBC has spent its first three years working through evolutions. Evolutions in client services, building capacity, and refining

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2017 State of Women-Owned Business Report

American Express releases the Seventh Annual State of Women-Owned Business Report The American Express OPEN study has been published, and once again, the numbers are eye-opening. This year’s report finds that women-owned businesses have grown at a rate of 114% since 1997, 2.5 times faster than the national growth rate of 44% for all businesses. During

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2017 Toast to Success Award Winners

Pathway WBC recognize successful female entrepreneurs Our annual “Toast to Success: Celebrating Women in Business” awards recognize a handful of individuals who have had a major impact on the center over the past year. Ready to find out who won? At the Pathway Lending Annual Open House, Pathway Lending and Pathway WBC staff announced this

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2018 Pathway WBC Cohort launch dates

Opportunities to join Pathway WBC in 2018 Is this the year you take charge of your entrepreneurial destiny? Pathway WBC is here to help with all the resources and support you’ll need to navigate the busy life of a business owner. Our cohorts are a great community of small business dreamers just like you –

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2018 SBA Virtual Conference

SBA hosts FREE three-day virtual conference to celebrate National Small Business Week! National Small Business Week is April 29th to May 5th, and the Small Business Administration is hosting a Virtual Conference for entrepreneurs and small business owners. This free, 3-day virtual conference will take place Tuesday, May 1 through Thursday, May 3.  This virtual conference

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3 Career-Boosting Reasons to Become a Mentor

Benefits of Becoming a Pathway WBC Mentor Pathway WBC is dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and supporting them on their journey to small business success – but we can’t do it alone! We need volunteers like you to join our mentoring program to support our members while they launch or grow a business. But first, a

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