Business Ownership, Development, Elevate Programs

Elevate’s Role as a Business Incubation Center in Coles County: Enabling Business Ownership for People of All Backgrounds

It is the belief of the team at Elevate that business ownership represents financial equality, representation and happiness. Through creating a more diverse environment for business ownership we look to create a more inclusive world and community.

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Starting a Business in a Co-Working Space: How Centers Such as Elevate are Making Dreams a Reality

1.2 million small businesses exist in the state of Illinois, according to a 2018 SBA Profile. Unfortunately for many, this dream has traditionally required more funds than are available to the typical individual. Thankfully, the Mattoon In Motion Robust Economy Committee has created a business incubation center, empowering those in the Coles County Region in their goals to open or develop their small business

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Construction of Center Prompts Excitement

Elevate CCIC. would like to thank all who have contributed to the formation of our new business incubation center. Due to the recent hard work of our contractors, the center is getting closer to our eventual Grand Opening. Contractors James, Tim and Jack (left to right) are working diligently to finish center. Cafe style booths… Continue reading Construction of Center Prompts Excitement

Development, Elevate Programs

We are Thankful for our Community and Supporters.

Development of Elevate CCIC, INC. (Elevate) The Development of Elevate has been a community-wide engagement from the beginning. Because of the support of the community, our dream has become a reality. We are well on our way to become a regional hub of entrepreneurship and business innovation. Our space will be a place where ideas… Continue reading We are Thankful for our Community and Supporters.

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Join us for our second Livestream Event Offered by Google.

National Veteran Small Business Week Livestream Workshop Join us as we celebrate National Veteran Small Business Week with a Livestream focused on supporting the growth of veteran-led businesses. During this workshop, you will be introduced to key features of Google My Business that help connect businesses with local customers, promote special offers, and grow brand… Continue reading Join us for our second Livestream Event Offered by Google.

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First ever Grow with Google Event.

Join us for our first Grow with Google Live event On Wednesday, October 16th, Google will join forces with Constant Contact for a special holiday marketing livestream. It's a great opportunity to create your ultimate marketing plan ahead of the holiday shopping rush. During the event, small businesses will learn how to reach holiday customers,… Continue reading First ever Grow with Google Event.

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Elevate bringing Coding classes through Code Platoon to area Veterans.

Elevate and Code Platoon Team up. Elevate is bringing Code Platoons 14 week remote coding program to Elevate. Veterans can learn software development skills to help them move forward in the tech jobs of the future. The program is designed to skill up veterans and get them into in-demand, high paying technical careers like web… Continue reading Elevate bringing Coding classes through Code Platoon to area Veterans.