SOURCE River West partners with the Indy Chamber's Business Ownership Initiative (BOI) to offer the Kauffman FastTrac New Venture course. This is a 8-week course with a proven framework to help support aspiring entrepreneurs start businesses and begin their journeys to success.

The course is taught in an interactive, group-oriented environment where participants are encouraged to network with one another to bolster their business ideas.

The course ends with a pitch contest in which the entrepreneurs share their business concept, receive feedback from experienced business owners and professionals, and have the opportunity to win start-up capital.

Course Curriculum: 

  • Session 1: Exploring Entrepreneurship & Building the Organization/Team
  • Session 2: Identifying/Meeting Market Needs
  • Session 3: Setting Financial Goals/Cash Flow/Seeking Funds
  • Session 4: Planning the Product/Service
  • Session 5: Researching/Analyzing the Market
  • Session 6: Researching the Market
  • Session 7: Planning for a Profitable Business
  • Session 8: Implementing Next Steps & Pitch Contest

The cost to participate is $149, payable once your application acceptance is confirmed.

Payment arrangements may be made upon request. Please call or email us for more information. 

Apply online or download the application and email it to

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SOURCE River West offers targeted business coaching, training, workshops, and networking opportunities geared towards the needs of entrepreneurs.

This includes offering 1 on 1 business coaching.  To get connected with our coach, please fill out the contact form below.  

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SOURCE River West provides co-working space, business resources, and access to other services that support new and existing business owners.