A microenterprise or micro business is a business run by the owner that has less than five employees. Many microenterprises have limited start up expenses and there are many resources available to help. There are many kinds of microenterprises; some are run from inside the home and others have rented space. Microenterprises are successful in cities, small towns and in rural areas. Some businesses are started by laid off workers, and some provide chances for people who don’t make much money to become more independent. Some businesses are part-time, while others are full-time. Microenterprise is the largest and fastest growing of all new businesses.
What is the difference between self employment and microenterprise?
Most microenterprises benefit from:
Until recently, micro business owners had a hard time finding help specific to their needs. Many organizations are now realizing the importance of microenterprise and are interested in supporting these businesses.
This website identifies Anchorage businesses and organizations, which support the development and success of microenterprise. In addition, the internet provides a wealth of information about business; useful websites are linked throughout this website.
BEST WISHES TO YOU AND YOUR MICROENTERPRISE!
Do you want to learn more about microenterprises? Check out these links:
Roger Shelley at 907-264-6265 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For assistance or additional information contact:The Center for Human Development by email | 2702 Gambell Street, Suite 103, Anchorage, AK 99503 | Phone: 907-272-8270 | Toll Free: 1-800-243-2199
The Center for Human Development and UAA are an AA/EO employer and educational institution.