About The Generator Pine Bluff
The purpose of The Generator is to generate economic growth through programs, partnerships, and technology.
The mission of The Generator is to empower makers, dreamers, and doers that generate a thriving and inclusive community by providing space, tools, and programs to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. The Generator’s values are to generate Growth, Entrepreneurship, Networking, Empowerment, Resources, Advocacy, Technology, and Education.
The Generator activities are aimed at:
- Promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in Pine Bluff and throughout the region with special emphasis on minority innovators and entrepreneurs.
- Training the next generation of innovators by providing entrepreneurial education using the Lean Start-up methodology.
- Serving as a coordinating hub to integrate and efficiently leverage existing entrepreneurial support resources in the region, the state, and the nation. The Generator is a member of the Rural Innovation Network, a program of the Center on Rural Innovation in Vermont, as well as RuralRISE, a nationwide entrepreneurial ecosystem builders alliance.
- Raising the level of digital skills in the community.
- Bringing visibility to Pine Bluff as an attractive location for the creation of businesses.