Training

TRAINING

NEO fund offers the “Starting and Growing a New Business” course several times a year. It covers key topics for anyone wanting to start a new business or someone that wants to learn how to grow their existing business. Learn More...

Inclusivity

INCLUSIVITY

Our focus is to create an inclusive environment for entrepreneurs where they are empowered to reach their financial goals while being instilled with an altruistic attitude, which further fuels growth in the community surrounding them.

Peer Support

PEER SUPPORT

We run Peer Support Group Programs that give participants the opportunity to meet with a group of their peers monthly to discuss common topics and learn from speakers, meet quarterly with a coach and have access to a network of mentors that specialize in different areas. Learn More...

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now."

~ Chinese Proverb ~
It's easy to apply for a low interest loan to ​start or grow your business today.
Download and complete an NEO Fund application form and ​a personal financial statement and submit them online.
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Starting & growing a new business

The NEO Fund’s 6 week program is designed to help small businesses and entrepreneurs develop their business concepts into a detailed business plan.

The course covers areas such as financial literacy, market research, cash flow, projections and much more.

At the end of the 6 weeks highly engaged participants will leave the class with a business plan.

TGIFA
Thank God It's Friday
...in Ashtabula
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A 5:30-7:00 gathering at Briquettes, 3rd floor, on the 3rd Friday of each month.

450 Morton Drive | Ashtabula, OH 44004

It begins with 30 minutes of sharing “the latest” we’re hearing about projects in the county, followed by an hour of noshing and networking.

No politics, no credit, and no mission other than democratizing information.

Please join us on third Fridays at Briquettes at 5:30. It’s on us!

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The New Entrepreneur Opportunity Fund provides training for the entrepreneurs of tomorrow and builds the skill sets of the entrepreneurs of today.

peer support groups

We run Peer Support Group Programs that give participants the opportunity to meet with a group of their peers monthly to discuss common topics and learn from speakers, meet quarterly with a coach and have access to a network of mentors that specialize in different areas.