Entrepreneur Works

Across the Philadelphia region, our clients start and grow small businesses, create jobs for themselves and their neighbors, and strengthen the local economy.

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Business Tools

Learn more about what it takes to start and grow a successful business with helpful articles, business plan templates, and more.


Entrepreneur Works provides loans to entrepreneurs for start-up purposes and to meet the financing needs of existing businesses. Are you an artist-entrepreneur? Are you a woman-owned business? We have small business loan options and one-on-one guidance programs designed with you in mind.


Entrepreneur Works offers multi-week classes and special-topic workshops that help entrepreneurs improve their business skills.


Learn more about upcoming workshops and events for local entrepreneurs!

Entrepreneur Works really opened up business and funding information that I wouldn’t have found otherwise. They played a very big part in the creation of my business and I wouldn’t be here without them."

Latasha Sampson, Chocolate City Hair Studio & Day Spa

Featured Events

Entrepreneur Works posts information about our own events and those of our partners. Please click on an event below for registration details.


Health Care Options for your Small Business


Are you a small business owner who needs help navigating health care options for you and/or your employees?

Join us to discuss available health care options with the experts at Clarifi! During this FREE workshop we will cover:

  • open enrollment,

  • existing health insurance policies,

  • small business tax credits,

  • creative strategies for making health care more affordable

This workshop is supported by our partners at Clarifi, FINANTA, and the Sustainable Business Network.


Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later


Join the Free Library's Business Resources and Innovation Center to learn about trademarks with the United States Patents and Trademarks Office's Craig Morris. Attendees will learn:

  • Effective use of United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) website resources

  • How trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names, and business name registrations differ

  • Why it’s important for any new business to select a trademark that will be both federally registrable and legally protectable, highlighting factors critical when choosing a mark

  • The importance of doing a complete search and whether an attorney should be used

  • What may happen if another trademark owner believes it has stronger rights in a mark and issues a “cease-and-desist” letter

  • What the USPTO does in the federal registration process and how to avoid scams perpetrated by companies which request fees for services not required by the USPTO

The event will run from 6:30-8:30pm in the Skyline Room on the 4th Floor of Parkway Central Library.


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Support our Clients this Small Business Saturday – November 26!

November 23, 2016 // By team_eworks

Small Business Saturday is an important economic engine for entrepreneurs across the country. In 2015, 95 million consumers shopped small on Small Business Saturday, generating $16.2 BILLION dollars in sales. To celebrate the unofficial kick-off of the holiday shopping season, many small businesses offer one-day only promotions that encourage customers to support local businesses and save money at the ...

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Support our Clients this Small Business Saturday – November 26!

// By Entrepreneur Works

How to Get Your Business Ready for the Holiday Shopping Season

November 14, 2016 // By Entrepreneur Works

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