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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…


Now Seeking Applicants for Board of Directors Vacancy

Keith McBride on March 06, 2014 in Uncategorized

FEDC’s activities are overseen by a Board of Directors, made up of people who are interested and dedicated to the Freeport community, and who bring knowledge, experience and expertise to the organization to help it better fulfill its mission. And we’re looking for one more member of our team. If…