The City of Hollywood Office of Communications, Marketing, and Economic Development (CMED) is accepting applications for its first FastTrac® Start-Up Program, a free, immersive multi-session course which equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the business skills and insights, tools, resources and peer networks necessary to start and grow their business. The FastTrac® Start-Up Program will be offered at the ArtsPark at Young Circle this September through December. Participants must submit a complete application online by August 29, 2019 for this competitive process. Call 954-921-3620 for information on how to apply.

As a Kauffman FastTrac® affiliate, CMED’s trained facilitators will help participants analyze solid business plan components, perfect their business concept and learn the entrepreneurial skills necessary to start and grow successful businesses. Business plans will be evaluated at the end of the course and the top three entrepreneurs could be eligible for seed money grants. A certificate of completion will be presented upon graduation. Entrepreneurs will also have access to the City’s Economic Development Team who will serve as a resource for success as they launch their new business in Hollywood.

City of Hollywood offering programming for aspiring entrepreneurs