Being designed for students who intend to become entrepreneurs, a lot of eWeb is also of use to practicing entrepreneurs. The items entrepreneurs have reported are the most useful are listed below:
- Business Planning Help - Information on how to do them, why to do one, a list of sample plans on the web (with grades), and help from SLU's nationally recognized course in business planning.
- Essential Bookshelf - eWeb's answer to the question, "What books do you think I should know about?"
- St. Louis Help Page - eWeb is based in St. Louis, Missouri, and if you're en entrepreneur there, we can give you one-page access to most of the major sources of help in the area.
We offer a number of services through our Entrepreneurship Center as well as our entrepreneurship classes which can be useful to entrepreneurs in the St. Louis region.
- Provide start-up or expansion funding through out Billiken Angel Network
- Local networking through our ongoing schedule of events
- Connect you to experts - We know dozens who have worked with our students.
- Give you a free subscription to Gateways, the Entrepreneurship Program newsletter.
What can you do to get involved?
A lot of entrepreneurs look for ways to give back to the community, and Saint Louis University's Entrepreneurship Program offers a number of ways to connect town and gown (even if you never went or sent a child through SLU). There are even ways we can help each other as you go about your everyday business, such as:
- Hiring a student team to work on a feasibility analysis or business plan with you.
- Giving a student an internship (paid or unpaid, for credit or non-for-credit).
- Hiring the best - our graduates - for your entrepreneurial firm.
- Getting your new product or service idea evaluated as part of the SLU Idea To Product Competition.
- Mentoring students through our in-class and extracurricular mentoring programs.
- Helping out in classes as an expert in your area of business.
- Nominating outstanding college student entrepreneurs for the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards
- Nominating the best SLU entrepreneurial alums through our new Entrepreneurial Alumni Hall of Fame