Apply to Become Richland Library’s Next Entrepreneur-in-Residence

As Richland Library continues our work to identify growing needs among entrepreneurs and support small business in our community, we're now accepting applications for our next entrepreneur-in-residence.

The focus of this residency, which runs January to April 2021, is providing an opportunity for aspiring and established entrepreneurs to connect and interact with a local expert who truly understands the disparities of entrepreneurship due to their own life experiences.

Responsibilities consist of hosting one-on-one virtual mentoring appointments and working closely with our staff to offer online programs, which are free and open to the public. The entrepreneur-in-residence also receives a monthly stipend.

Some of the qualifications include:

-a proven record of starting and developing a successful small to medium-sized business in Richland County, SC

-three or more years of successful business experience

-expert knowledge of evaluating business ideas and plans against essential criteria for success

To access the complete list or to apply, visit The deadline is December 4, 2020.

Initially developed in 2019, the entrepreneur-in-residence program strives to offer access to seasoned, diverse entrepreneurial leaders with proven expertise, demonstrated success and the heart of a coach.

For questions, please contact Emily Stoll at 803-587-3637 or email

About Richland Library
Awarded the National Medal in 2017 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a variety of literary and cultural programs and 13 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library provides a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.

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