Sirti offers training or education to entrepreneurs or to employees of small businesses.
Sirti assists technology-based businesses in obtaining financing. Also, the Sirti Technology Growth Fund is available for lending to qualified technology organizations. The $3 million Technology Growth Fund, made possible by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration, is designed to accelerate technology companies located in a ten county area within Eastern Washington in a number of market sectors including bio-products/health sciences, energy and the environment, value-added agriculture, and defense/homeland security that do not qualify for conventional bank financing.
General Management/Business Planning
Sirti provides business consulting services and/or assistance in preparing business plans.
Sirti coaches technology-based businesses in writing proposals to obtain federal, state, and other grants.
Sirti offers office,laboratory, and manufacturing space in two buildings to fledgling businesses.
Sirti assists technology-based businesses in conducting market research, developing marketing plans and implementing marketing/communication strategies.