Mentoring, Training & Support
From MetroAction to The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center, we bring together the resources needed to develop your business. In the first months of startup, there are hundreds of decisions to be made, but why make them alone? Ready to get started? Please contact the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce at (570) 342-7711.
- Ben Franklin Technology Partners
In-house expertise is complemented by Ben Franklin’s extensive solutions network of advisors, service providers and investors.
- Governor’s Action Team
The Governor’s Action Team (GAT) is a group of experienced economic development professionals that serve as a single point of contact for companies in the early stages of growth. GAT provides helpful, reliable resources and insight through a myriad of programs, publications and more.
- The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development (The Institute)
The Institute is prepares studies and conducts research for public, private and nonprofit entities to identify solutions, strategies, to facilitate decision making that enhances growth, profitability, revitalization, and sustainability of their business or organizations. The Institute is a partnership of nine colleges and universities with offices in northeastern Pennsylvania and has served clients in Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, and the federal government. The Institute also produces community based research which can be found at www.institutepa.org.
In conjunction with the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, MetroAction offers a variety of training and business development programs to help start-up and existing businesses.
- Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC)
NEPIRC provides world-class consulting services to manufacturers. NEPIRC works with its clients on consultative engagements designed to address their unique challenges and maximize their profitability.
- Small Business Development Center
The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides start-up companies the tools, guidance and advice they need to launch a successful business. This includes educational programs and no cost, one-on-one, confidential consulting services.