Have you always dreamed of starting your own business but lack the expertise to know where to begin? JARI’s team of seasoned professionals has a combined 155 years experience in economic and entrepreneurial development.
JARI can help existing and would-be small business owners achieve their goals by assisting with everything from writing a business plan to navigating key state, local and Federal agencies to lining up low-interest financing.
JARI’s Entrepreneurial Development services include ongoing support and one-on-one counseling to help you assess how your business is performing and identify opportunities that will enable you to become more competitive.
JARI partners with several government and non-government agencies to provide entrepreneurs in our region with the education, information and tools necessary to build lucrative businesses. We are your one-stop resource to get your business up and running and take your company to the next level.
One tool many entrepreneurs find helpful is the Entrepreneur's Guide produced by the Commonwealth. This guide has many useful tips and resources for new and existing companies.
Entrepreneurial Development Links
- 814 WORX
- Ben Franklin
- Bottle Works
- Catalyst Space
- PA Careerlink
- Entrepreneurial Alchemy
- Keystone Opportunity Zone
- Penn State Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence
- Saint Francis SBDC
- Somerset County Economic Development Council
- University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
- Hastings Area Industrial Development Associations