Do own a start-up business? Do you wish you had a mentor to help you grow your business? In Kansas City, there is one business mentoring program that is designed to help entrepreneurs do just that! The Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program, HEMP, is a three-year program that connects people wanting to expand their business with professionals who can give them guidance.
HEMP is currently accepting applications for the Class of 2013. To qualify as a mentee, candidates must be the sole and ultimate decision maker for the business for at least three years. They must have at least five employees, be poised for growth and have a desire to substantially expand their business. You can download an application form at www.helzbergmentoring.org . The deadline is August 1, 2013.