Happy Half Hours with WESST

With your support, WESST has been busier than ever, supporting our small business clients as they navigate this chaotic environment. Small businesses have been uniquely impacted by the pandemic and we know folks are curious to learn what entrepreneurs are experiencing and how WESST is supporting them. In June, WESST hosted four “Happy Half Hours”…

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Small Business Resources For Those Affected by the Current Health Crisis

Being a small business owner is tireless. Entrepreneurs are continuously tasked with all facets of enterprise- always learning new things, adapting to market conditions, staying abreast of the constantly changing marketplace. This burden is especially exaggerated in the face of the present COVID-19 pandemic that is wreaking havoc on the business landscape throughout our state,…

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How WESST Uses Human-Centered Design to Tackle Microbusiness Problems

What a privilege it is to work with creative, confident and committed partners in the pursuit of finding solutions to issues that can stymie entrepreneurial growth and success. Participating in the Microbusiness Solutions Learning Cluster is my first experience engaging in an innovation process informed by consumer insights research and human-centered design practices. At the…

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