Rural entrepreneurs face unique challenges and more limited options when exploring new business ideas. But just as in Silicon Valley, great ideas combined with the proper support and funding can be transformational, change management said Jeff Reid, founding director, StartupHoyas at Georgetown. The Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative is a joint program of the American Farm Bureau Federation and Georgetown Universitys McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiatives StartupHoyas. The Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative is directly tied to AFBFs mission of building strong and prosperous agricultural communities. For more information about the challenge or the semi-finalists, contact Cyndie Sirekis at email@example.com or Brynn Boyer at Brynn.firstname.lastname@example.org . About the American Farm Bureau Federation With family members at the county or parish level in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, the American Farm Bureau Federation is the unified national Voice of Agriculture, working to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities.
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