SMARTstart is an entrepreneurship learning and development program that helps new entrepreneurs develop business skills. To apply, please fully complete this application form.
Before applying, please read the Eligibility and Commitment information and if possible attend an information session.
Acceptance into the program is determined by a selection committee. This committee will rely on your application and supporting materials to determine admission to the program. We recommend you put a high degree of effort into completing the application and providing supporting materials. Applicants may also be invited to an interview.
Supporting materials are optional, but encouraged, and may include:
- resume or CV
- business plan (can be a draft of a plan) or market research
- video introduction or pitch (of less than two minutes)
Questions? Contact SMARTstart Lakeland:
Application must be submitted on time to be considered for the SMARTstart program. You will receive a copy of your application to the email entered in your application. Please contact your town/city location if you do not recieve a copy (remember to check your junk folder).
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