Program launches to help small businesses in Springfield

A business development program aimed at small business owners started Tuesday in Springfield. More than 20 percent of small businesses fail in their first year and nearly half within the first five but through this program entrepreneurs receive help. “Rise Up Springfield” is a partnership between the City of Springfield’s Office of Planning and Economic Development, Valley Venture Mentors, and Interise.

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