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Entrepreneur Hub

Launch and Grow with the Performance Innovation Institute

Spark Your Entrepreneurial Spirit 

At the Performance Innovation Institute, we’re passionate about transforming your ideas into successful enterprises. Whether you’re just starting out or scaling up, we can support every phase of your entrepreneurial journey. 

Mentorship and Guidance 

Gain insights and counsel from seasoned entrepreneurs and industry leaders who've walked the path and can light the way for your success. 

Community and Networking 

Our networking events, workshops, and online forums are your arena to connect, collaborate, and cultivate lasting relationships that propel your business forward. 

Growth Workshops 

Sharpen your skills and expand your knowledge with our workshops tailored for entrepreneurs. Covering everything from digital marketing strategies to financial planning, we prepare you for the multifaceted challenges of business ownership. 

Pathway to Success 

By assisting in creating a roadmap, we guide you through each phase of your entrepreneurial journey. From ideation to market launch and beyond, find clarity and direction every step of the way. 

Embark on your entrepreneurial adventure with the Performance Innovation Institute. Here, we don't just see businesses; we see potential unleashed, barriers broken, and horizons expanded. 

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Have questions? Need guidance on your entrepreneurial journey? 

At the Performance Innovation Institute, we're committed to supporting your success every step of the way.

Whether you're curious about our programs, want to set up a mentor-coaching session, or need assistance with resources, we're here to provide the support and answers you need to move your business idea forward.

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Turn Your Business Idea into Reality - Create a Digital Business Brief

At the Performance Innovation Institute, we understand that every great business starts with a great idea. But transforming that idea into a reality requires more than just vision—it demands action, planning, and collaboration.

Introducing Slyngshot

Designed for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs, Slyngshot is a dynamic platform that empowers you to rapidly create, build, and share your business ideas with the world.

Why Slyngshot?

Whether you're sketching out your initial concept, seeking to refine your business model, or ready to share your vision with potential investors, Slyngshot offers a structured, supportive environment to bring your ideas to life.

  • Create a digital business brief that captures the essence of your idea.
  • Build upon your concept with tools designed to refine and enhance your business plan.
  • Share your vision with a community of mentors, peers, and potential investors.

Get Started with Slyngshot in 5 Easy Steps

  1. Visit Slyngshot: Click here to visit Slyngshot and embark on your entrepreneurial journey.
  2. Sign Up for Free: Choose "Sign Up for Free" or "Start Here" to begin the process.
  3. Enter Access Code: To register, enter the exclusive Tallahassee Community College access code: eeptallahassee.
  4. Create Your Account: With your free account, you can access a suite of tools and resources designed to elevate your business idea.
  5. Dive In: Explore the Create, Build, and Share sections. Each phase is designed to progress your idea from concept to readiness for the market.

Need a Helping Hand?

For additional guidance on navigating Slyngshot, visit the “Your Guide to Slyngshot” website. Here, you'll find short videos and resources that cover everything from setting up your account to effectively presenting your business plan.

Your Idea Deserves the Spotlight

With Slyngshot, your business idea can evolve from a concept to a plan, ready to make an impact in the real world. We at the Performance Innovation Institute are excited to see where your ideas will take you.

Online Resources

At PII, we're passionate about fueling the entrepreneurial journey. With this in mind, we've curated a collection of web resources to support and inspire entrepreneurs at every step, from inception to growth. These links offer insights for entrepreneurs and small business owners into the following topics:

  • Creating a business
  • Writing a business plan
  • Legal and taxes
  • Marketing

Business Planning Resources

Business Plan

Writing a Business Plan

Put Your Plans in Writing



Legal and Tax Information


General Resources

City of Tallahassee

Office of Economic Vitality

U.S. Small Business Administration

AERO - (Alliance of Entrepreneur Resources Organizations

Start Up Nation

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

Unlock Your Potential with Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

Verizon’s Small Business Digital Ready is a comprehensive initiative crafted to support small businesses. With a focus on fostering growth and enhancing digital capabilities, this program offers free access to over 40 online courses covering a wide range of topics:

  • Branding and Marketing
  • Operations
  • Technology and Cybersecurity
  • Finances and Business Money Management
  • Employee Management

To create your free account, visit the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready website here.

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