The APKCFEE is a catalyst for economic and entrepreneurial change
Receive mentorship from regional business professionals, and access to students of a variety of majors. Services include everything from business plan development and startup assistance to financing.
Product and process development service include various engineering services from CAD drawings product design material requirements and manufacturing.
Collaborate with the Marketing team to cultivate your business identity through graphic design, Market, and SWOT analysis and advertising assistance.
Our financial services includes financial analysis, pro-forma development, business valuation and cost revenue model creation.
Intellectual Property Management
Assistance and education in intellectual property management including patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing. Access to Innovation Q Software.
Community and industry outreach includes mentorship from regional economic development partnerships, assistance with accessing university resources and industry resources.
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Businesses that are ineligible for becoming a client, are regulated lending institutions, real estate investment businesses, and any store which principal business is the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption. The eCenter sign up and survey entries do not guarantee acceptance to the center or incubator space.
Founded in 1993, the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship is dedicated to teaching the principles of free enterprise and entrepreneurship. As an independent Center, affiliated with the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership at Wilkes University, the Center serves the entire University and region of northeast Pennsylvania.
The Center has a rich history of activities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students including special lectures and seminars, and support for student business owners to stress the real-world application of classroom material.