PR-Inside.com: 2018-12-11 20:35:52
The Penn State Brandywine Boost, a program of the Invent Penn State initiative, has selected Delaware State Chamber Member, Soraya (Morgan) Gutman, founder of Cross Talks, as a Boost Program Client for the 2018–2019 academic year. The Brandywine Boost program is under the direction of Dr. Margaret Bacheler, Ed.D., director of continuing education at Penn State Brandywine. Cross Talks was selected from applications submitted by small business owners and entrepreneurs for consideration. Bacheler presented the $5000 grant to Soraya (Morgan) Gutman, CEO and president of Cross Talks on December 7 at the office of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.
“One goal of the Brandywine Boost program is to match campus strengths and available services to the specific needs of entrepreneurs and small business owners,” notes Bacheler. “Cross Talks has been selected as a Brandywine Boost Client and had the opportunity to apply for a microgrant of up to $5,000 to grow the business.” Brandywine Boost is designed to give selected clients direct assistance and ideas for improving their small business, while also including a wider audience of business professionals in our workshops and outreach. The selected clients may receive grants of up to $5,000 to support their technology, marketing, accounting, and/or other related needs.
According to Soraya (Morgan) Gutman, Cross Talks chief executive officer and president, “Being selected for the Penn State Brandywine Boost Program is a great opportunity for me, Cross Talks, and our leadership team. Receiving this grant from the program will provide us with the education, programming, and resources that will help us get to the next level, be more scalable, and take us on a wonderful journey.”
Brandywine Boost at Penn State Brandywine offers advisory support to small- and medium-sized business owners and entrepreneurs in the region. This support may include one-on-one direct analysis and advising, interaction with Brandywine students in their courses, or workshops designed for larger groups. Areas of support may include accounting/bookkeeping, use of information management tools, marketing research strategy, entrepreneurial start-ups, leadership, and much more. For more information, visit brandywine.psu.edu/continuing-education/brandywine-boost
Cross Talks is a think tank and networking professional development organization for entrepreneurs with a biblical perspective. Cross Talks, headquartered in Delaware, offers high-performing entrepreneurs and business owners on the cusp of growth the opportunity to meet, build working relationships, and interpret and incorporate lessons learned from passages in the Bible. Its purpose is to provide, connect, and educate entrepreneurs through a biblical worldview. The company offers unique monthly networking events that are open to individuals of any background or religion. The Cross Talks team is comprised of senior-level mentors with years of real-world experience. For more information, visit www.YourCrossTalks.com or email email@example.com