Entrepreneurship Empowerment center

Supporting you on your entrepreneurship journey

An "Urban" Incubator FOR Austin Entrpreneurs

The Austin Area Urban League’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Center Program (E3CP) area provides small business owners educational services, coaching, and mentorship in the areas of financial literacy/ credit readiness, entrepreneurship, and business development. The E3CP also advocates for economic development policies benefitting Black and other communities of color in the Austin metropolitan area.

"Every American child is ready for college, work and life."

Grow Professionally as you
grow your business

Business Management Training

Participate in group training sessions on business management topics that can advance their entrepreneurial skill level and provide information on new business opportunities and financing options that can be accessed.


  • Pre-venture Business Strategies
  • Assessing Financing Needs
  • Conducting Market Analysis


  • Developing a Successful Business Plan
  • Tax and Accounting Basics
  • Matchmaking Events


  • Building Your Brand
  • The Fundamentals of Marketing
  • The Digital Divide and Building Your Website
  • Growth Strategies


  • Steps to Accessing Prime and Subcontracts
  • MBE/WBE Application Packaging

*Coming soon in 2022!


As an Entrepreneur, it is essential to have individualized business support and guidance as you learn and grow. E3CP is here to ensure that you are surrounded by a community that is dedicated to your growth

Business Mentors

You will have access to both “generalist” and “specialist” skill-set mentors, giving you access to a full range of management assistance

Resource Matching

You will be matched with resource providers based on your level of need to ensure that you are receiving the best management support.

Business Network Development


You will develop relationships with peers and mentors in the areas of idea development, operations management, business plan development, marketing, procurement and financing.


Our next 12 week program begins on July 16, concludes in October with a pitch competition.

For more information, please contact Dr. Claudette Morgan-Scott by clicking the button below.


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Benefits to entrepreneurs:

  1. Access to resources
  2. Opportunities to develop new skills or enhance existing ones
  3. Business support and guidance
  4. Ability to receive topical business information that can assist in further development of entrepreneurial skills and accessing new business opportunities and financing options

Resource Providers

Benefits to resource providers:

  1. Creates demand for service and improves use by clearly articulating entrepreneur’s needs
  2. Links qualified pre-screened clients to resource providers
  3. Enable providers to take preventative rather than corrective action