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Texas State’s RampCorp

Texas State’s RampCorp program works to improve economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs in Texas. Women entrepreneurs receive coaching from experienced investors, entrepreneurs, inventors, and business leaders to learn about resources and opportunities. The RampCorp program includes both skills and knowledge training to provide guidance in starting, growing, and funding scalable companies.

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Where is this located. I would love to have a location to go to for alittle help. I have purchased a small business and I understand the type or the everyday of what I am doing but, the business end.... I am lost.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Ramp Corp is a phenomenal program that guides fledgling entrepreneurs in the creation of their own start-up companies. The program offers outstanding one-on-one mentorship and networking opportunities on the development of a business model, marketing strategy, product development timeline, finance options, IP issues and presentation skills. This program is unique in that it offers a supportive peer network of successful female entrepreneurs and potential strategic partners.

  • Gayle Reaume commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Ramp Corp provided me the structure and connections to take my business to the next level. The professionalism and commitment of the team gives women a place to develop themselves as leaders.

  • Jessica Ghazal commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    RampCorp is an exceptional program from start to finish. It offers invaluable business training for women at any stage in her business. The EIR's are experienced and dedicated. The cohort is beyond compare. The class panelists are successful entrepreneurs with significant business acumen. The encouragement and support are second to none. The peer-to-peer connections are unparalleled. RampCorp is indeed in a class of its own and it is an honor and a privilege to be a member of such an accomplished group of women.

  • Nicole Franklin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm thrilled to serve as a coach in this session of RampCorp; it's so inspiring to see women entrepreneurs grow and support each other!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The mentorship alone is more than worth the price of the program, but the curriculum, growth opportunities and community of like-minded women make this program a bargain for any woman on her entrepreneurial journey.

  • Laura Bosworth-Bucher commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I am honored to be part of this group. And my biotech startup will be at the same conference as the one where this award will be announced. TeVido BioDevices is one of the "Best University Startups" and will be in the showcase.

  • Sue Brooks Littlefield commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Rampcorp is an amazing program that gives women the information and skills they need to be successful in any business or professional enterprise. The coaches and experienced businesswomen who serve as mentors are top notch, and Terry Chase Hazell is a totally engaging and energizing leader!

  • Sonia commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    RampCorp provided the skillset, knowledge and ecosystem that were critical to my success. I have benefited greatly from going through the program and remaining active as an alumna. I have and continue to witness the transformations that occur in the businesses and lives of women entrepreneurs in each session. Completing this program enabled me to further develop, refine and hone elements that were essential for my success. Two thumbs up! RampCorp has my vote!

  • Marisa Goldenberg commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This program is top notch! The content, coaches, guest speakers and participants are outstanding. I learned significantly more about starting a business from this program than I did from my Ivy League MBA classes.

  • Laura Stich commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Inspiring, robust, and supportive program with world-class instructors, speakers and participants. Every university should aspire to run a program of this caliber.

  • Jeanette Hill commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This program provide invaluable knowledge and support to help our start-up medical device company be successful.

  • Leslie Stiba commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I know of no other program that has the robust curriculum, quality mentors and incredible extended network. This program has no equal.

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