PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A local entrepreneur is pulling out all the stops in an effort to jump start local small businesses.
Jen Groover has been running small businesses for more than 20 years.READ MORE: Penn State University Requires Masking At All Campuses
She said she’s made some mistakes, but has had her share of successes.
Now, she’s set up a free “pop-up store for entrepreneurs” at 1505 Walnut St. in Philadelphia.READ MORE: Man Who Allegedly Assaulted Burlington County Elderly Couple Caught In Millville
“So I thought what if I take all my life experiences and all my knowledge and I can simplify the start-up and growth process for other small business owners. And, what if we could do it in a store,” Groover said. “And what if we put a thousand people through that store and all the brand partners could give free services.”
Groover said her partners offer a variety of services.
“A free app, or free business cards, or a free video for your website. What could that do for small businesses when they can save thousands of dollars?”MORE NEWS: Ardmore Music Hall To Require All Staff, Guests To Wear Masks Beginning Thursday
She said she’ll be there ready and willing to help until Friday.