The Hempstead Business Mentorship Program is designed to provide businesses, located in the Village of Hempstead, immediate and practical advice on business and other topics from experienced mentors.
The program will allow local businesses and new businesses to connect industry experts to gain better understanding of the market and current trends necessary to increase their visibility, as well as, their profitability.
Increase the knowledge base and professional value of the business participants and position them for an increase of profitability within the first year after enrollment in the program.
Help position the participating businesses for financing by incorporating their involvement in the program as a stipulation of the loan agreement.
Stimulate the village economy by giving a grant to the business to purchase necessary tools to improve, promote and accelerate the profitability of their business, as well as, increasing downtown traffic to the businesses.
Connect the participating businesses to the variety of programs and services that will assist them in the areas of: financing, management, accounting, marketing, technology, legal, business plan development, networking, etc.
Help program participants integrate in their business what they learn at the various seminars and workshops.