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COVID-19 Support: PART 2 – Talk to Your Experts

Keith McBride on April 17, 2020 in Uncategorized

This is part of a three-part post on COVID-19 resources.  The other two parts are available at the following links: Part 1 – Controlling Your Overhead  FEDC has been working with many small businesses and landowners through COVID-19 shut down, and have gathered a cache of information that, we expect,…


Freeport’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Keith McBride on May 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

A few years ago, a friend and colleague gave me Brad Feld’s book Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City. I read it almost immediately, because “building an entrepreneurial ecosystem” was something I definitely wanted to accomplish, and I couldn’t wait for my to-do list to explode with…


FEDC Is Seeking Applicants: Board of Directors’ Chair Open

Keith McBride on October 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Application forms are available here. The Board of Directors provides guidance and governance to FEDC’s activities.  Aside from the mundane (approving a budget, overseeing meeting formalities like approving minutes), board members are valued for their input on potential economic development projects, and the organizations priorities. We are looking for people who…