School:Jackson State University

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Jackson State University
Recognized by Apple as a distinguished school for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence.

Business Development Resources on Campus

The MS e-Business Innovation Center (MBIC) is a technology business incubator dedicated to assisting new businesses in their development.

  • The MBIC is designed to guide the entrpeneurs through the process of building viable business operation by providing an environment tailored to meet their individual needs.
  • The MBIC provides networking opportunities, mentoring, and coaching assistance. The focus is on ethical and strong business practices. The MBIC process is intended to enable graduating companies to be successful in the business world.

The Center for Business Development and Economic Research (CBDER) coordinates the research and service functions of the Jackson State University's College of Business. CBDER is actively involved in community and economic development through its partnerships with the Hinds County Economic Development District, the Metro Jackson Chamber of Commerce, the City of Jackson, and other entities and agencies. CBDER is composed of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Also, CBDER is involved with the education and training arm of the Mississippi Consortium for International Development (MCID) which offers seminars, internships, and other training opportunities.

The Mississippi Minority Business Alliance, Inc. (MMBA) creates and expands mutually beneficial relationships between minority-owned businesses, suppliers, and service organizations throughout the state of Mississippi. As the only statewide minority business alliance, MMBA advocates, facilitates, and brokers for the advancement of minority-owned businesses. MMBA members are minority-owned businesses, corporate, governmental and educational insitutions, and small minority-business resource agencies.

Jackson State University's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is part of a network of Small Business Development Centers across the nation bringing expert business knowledge to small businesses at little or no cost to the small business owner. The Center has a business library that covers a wide range of business related to topic and other resources are available in the form of CD's and videos. SBDC also has access to demographic data that can assist in the development business plans.

Innovative Services offered by or in partnership with JSU

Intelligent Solutions, LLC is designed around improving the efficiencies of organizations with the use of technology. Many businesses can produce better results by utilizing resources with optimal efficiency. We desire to help businesses operate at that level. Intelligent Solution's primary service areas include financial and accounting services, benchmarking, and computer networking.

Entrepreneurial Ventures

Tigertech @ JSU - First Apple store on an HBCU campus, first Apple store on a college campus in the state of Mississippi, and the second Apple store in the State of Mississippi.

Related Links

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