FastTrac® training programs are internationally recognized for helping entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. The MSU Technology Resource Institute is an authorized provider and has delivered FastTrac® programs since 2007.

The Mississippi State TRI currently offers two FastTrac® products:

FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ is geared toward the established business owner with revenues usually between $200,000 and $10 million. This program focuses on taking the company to new levels of growth and in making the transition to a more professionally managed company.

FastTrac® NewVenture™ targets the startup entrepreneur or early stage business owner with revenues less than $200,000. This program helps participants develop and evaluate their business model and develop a business plan for entrepreneurial success.

All FastTrac® programs develop the entrepreneurial skills necessary to take a business to a higher level:

  • FastTrac® textbook provides background reading and action items.
  • Online templates and tools streamline the planning process.
  • Facilitated training promotes sharing of ideas.
  • Prominent guest speakers provide focused, practical insights.
  • One-on-one consulting with SBDC staff helps apply the concepts.