North Texas Entrepreneurs Launch Biz Owners Ed, a “Success Accelerator” Designed to Help Small and Mid-sized Companies Achieve the Next Level of Success

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Applications open now through 3/1/2012

Our vision is to create a learning environment where entrepreneurs can receive the mentorship they need to propel their companies over the hump and achieve their maximum potential

In an effort to support passionate entrepreneurs with high growth potential, Biz Owners Ed brings together a consortium of highly successful business owners and advisors with real life experience to mentor them in their existing companies. The new success accelerator will launch its Pilot Program in April 2012.

Biz Owners Ed will select up to 10 entrepreneurs to attend an intensive 10-week mentorship program that delivers the tools for success, including: individual and group mentorship and education, direct networking with outstanding industry leaders, logistics and relevant expertise, other professional services (i.e. sales, marketing, legal), and access to qualified investors. The 10-week program will start in April and conclude with a Showcase Day and Funding Forum Event in June.

“Often times, entrepreneurs start and grow their companies to a certain level and plateau,” says Jay Rodgers, Biz Owners Ed Founder. “Our vision is to create a learning environment where entrepreneurs can receive the mentorship they need to propel their companies over the hump and achieve their maximum potential. Biz Owners Ed has assembled a team of highly successful entrepreneurs as mentors for the program that will share their expertise from real-life experience. These are the people who have sacrificed everything to build their companies from the ground up and can provide a unique perspective to other passionate entrepreneurs.”

Applications are currently being taken through March 1, 2012 from entrepreneurs who could most benefit from industry mentorship and resources. Selection factors include a developed product and plan, innovative market entry points, large revenue potential, an ability to scale quickly, and a great pitch. Applications are encouraged from passionate entrepreneurs The only cost to entrepreneurs is a deposit of $1500, which is fully refundable upon attending all sessions.

The application is available online at Biz Owners Ed will announce chosen companies in March, 2012.
The Biz Owners Ed Founders includes:
Jay Rodgers: Founder and active investor/advisor for high growth companies.
Bettye Rodgers: Founder with over 25 years of experience in healthcare management and recruiting of professional personnel.
James Attrell: Founder, retired founder of Nortex Modular Space
David Hammer: Founder and attorney with extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and exits.

For more information on Biz Owners Ed, visit To learn more about how to get involved as a mentor or sponsor for the current or future sessions, send an email to info(at)bizownersed(dot)org

Biz Owners Ed is a powerful, integrated hub that matches entrepreneurs with the resources they need to propel their success – entrepreneur experience, industry-specific expertise, business and legal infrastructure – as part of an engaging environment to encourage the free exchange of ideas and connections. Biz Owners Ed is designed to provide real world expertise for owners of early and mid-stage companies with mentors that are all successful entrepreneurs that have started and grown their own companies. Please visit the web site


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