Interise pushed me to work ON my business instead of IN my business.
—Darren Bascome, Proverb Ltd.

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Welcome to Interise

Grow: If you are a small business owner looking to grow, find out what our StreetWise 'MBA' program can offer you.

Partner: Find out how we are working with partner organizations to bring the StreetWise 'MBA'™ curriculum to small businesses around the country.

Donate: Learn more about supporting job creation in lower income communities by growing existing small employers.


“The ‘StreetWise MBA’™ is the most exciting, informational and eye-opening program I have ever participated in. The benefits for me and my company have been immeasurable. I can now move forward in growing my company with direction, poise and confidence.”

Laurie Cote, President & CEO, DSI Marketing Communications

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You own a small business.

You have experience, ideas, and ambition. But you are also caught up in so many details of running your own company that you haven’t been able to focus on the big picture and how to build on your success.

That’s where Interise comes in.

Interise is an award-winning nonprofit organization that helps existing small business owners develop their companies. The entrepreneurs who work with us have the potential for growth; we help them get to the next level. Through our StreetWise ‘MBA’™, we give a diverse group of entrepreneurs an opportunity to hone their management skills and make the right connections—because when small business thrives, communities benefit.