By Alison Colby-Campbell
Have you ever had an idea that you were sure would make a successful business but did not know how to convert the idea into a reality? Or perhaps you made a little cash on the side with your hobby and wondered how to develop it into a full-scale and professional business. Do you have the heart of an entrepreneur but lack the connections and business acumen to take on the rigors of business ownership? Entrepreneurship for All, or EforAll, may be the answer. EforAll (eforall.org) was established in 2010 with with $5 million in seed money from the Deshpande Foundation. As reported on its website, EfoAll first began operating, in Lowell and Lawrence, ‘to build a thriving, community-based, entrepreneurial ecosystem where people and institutions from across the community get involved and encourage entrepreneurship.
To read more on current EforAll entrepreneurs with Haverhill ties, Nathan McNiff of Mobile Entertainment Truck, and Kim Mahady and Andrea Magnell of TLC Autism Parent Connection on page 15 here.