Project Main Street” is a community development initiative that serves Bridgeport residents and focuses on activating entrepreneurship in Bridgeport. This is done by providing technical assistance and guidance to Bridgeport micro-enterprises who are looking to grow, scale, and open in Bridgeport. Project Main Street empowers residents, artists, and creatives to become part of the local economy. This initiative strengthens our communities, supports economic development, creates jobs, and serves residents and visitors with expanded retail and service options throughout the city.
Project Main Street Participants go through a 90 Day goal setting program were they are partnered with a Business coach and together a goal is set that will move them forward to starting or taking intentional action toward their business with the next 90 days
All PJMST Participants be Bridgeport residents or looking to start a business based in Bridgeport
All of PJMST participants are required to do Collab hours which is 2 hrs a week of Business Model Strategy at the CoLLab once a week for 90 days. During this process you will work on your 90 day plan for starting your business. You would be required to attend weekly workshops and turn in a weekly journal.
All PJMST will have an initial 45 minute Goal Setting Meeting followed by three 20 minute Accountability Check ins one-on-one. This will all take place within a 90 day period