Our Mission and Values

Interise stimulates economic revitalization in lower income communities. We provide a diverse group of small business owners with entrepreneurial education, new networks, and access to markets. Our community creates jobs, grows businesses, and develops community leaders.

Respect and Integrity

  • Embrace diversity
  • Collaborate
  • Trust and be trustworthy
  • Appreciate

Continuous Learning and Improvement

  • Focus on mission and impact
  • Create connectedness
  • Approach new ideas eagerly and with curiosity
  • Deliver and evaluate programming efficiently, effectively, and transparently

Grit and Vibrancy

  • Engage
  • Think creatively and with flair
  • Preserve with resiliency
  • Celebrate with success and laugh

Keep In Touch


EIN: 26-3011769
  info (@) interise.org
  (617) 350-6300
  197 Portland Street, 2nd Floor
     Boston, MA 02114


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Upcoming Events

Join us at our first StreetWise Steps™ Summit on May 6th and 7th in Dallas, Texas. You don't want to miss this chance to create connections at our largest gathering of graduates, ever! REGISTER NOW

Recent News/Happenings

Thank you to all who attended 2014 thrive! in Boston. We hope we left you inspired and energized to continue making an impact in your community. Our annual event wouldn't have been possible without the genuine stories of our three speakers, our award winners, and our attendees.