Our Mission and Values

Our Mission

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.

Our Values

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