50% of small businesses will close due to COVID-19
Small businesses need help NOW
Interise STRONG - open to StreetWise 'MBA' alumni
StreetWise STRONG and Interise STRONG- open to partners
WE’RE ON A MISSION
TO CREATE AN INCLUSIVE ECONOMY BY SUPPORTING ESTABLISHED SMALL BUSINESSES THAT ARE LOCATED IN LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES OR ARE MINORITY OWNED.
At Interise, we achieve our mission through purposeful research that turns insights into actions; bold programs that close gaps in business knowledge, know how and networks; and national partnerships that create impact at local, regional, and state-wide levels.
In support of the millions of entrepreneurs facing the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Interise is delivering online programs designed specifically to meet small businesses challenges – right now.
Interise’s Streetwise ‘MBA’ spans 80+ cities.
8000+ small businesses are powered by Interise.
Interise businesses grow their revenue by 36%, on average
Growth rates twice as high for minority-owned businesses in low-income communities.
Interise businesses create jobs at 4x the rate of the private sector
The average salary for new jobs was 3% higher than the national benchmark.
In the Great Recession, Interise businesses created jobs with a 21.4% job creation rate.
At the same time, the economy overall was losing jobs.
Interise businesses secure $895 million in government, corporate, and anchor contracts, annually
The average contract value per firm was $2,400,000.