Wilkes University


Access Mentorship and Entrepreneurial assistance to launch your business!

At the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, clients can create a foundation for their entrepreneurial ideas to come to life. For more information see the categories below.

By filling out our eCenter signup form, you are submitting an application to be considered. This form can be found on our homepage by clicking on the logo at the bottom of the page content. Once the process is complete, you will be sent a confirmation email from the system. If you do not receive an email please contact the center via the information posted on our staff page.

The APKCFEE offers various services of mentoring in the areas of business development, marketing development, intellectual property management, financial services, product/process development services, and industry and community outreach. For a more detailed listing of these mentorship services, please go to our services offered page.

The APKCFEE mentorship program provides opportunities and a solid foundation for entrepreneurs, both new and existing to be guided and assisted. This mentorship from business professionals aids in aspects needed for a client's business to thrive. With over 30 mentors, the center strives to give clients a high quality foundation in entrepreneurship.

  • Wilkes-Barre Connect
  • CAN BE & CAN DO, Inc.
  • Ben Franklin Technology Partners
  • tecBRIDGE
  • Tremonti
  • Associations of University Technology Managers
  • Ben Franklin Technology Partners Incubator Network
  • Small Business Development Center at Wilkes University
  • Family Business Alliance
  • The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development
  • Great Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce
  • Luzerne County Keystone Innovation Zone
  • International Business Incubator Association
  • Pennsylvania Angel Network
  • Northeast Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center

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