One West University Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas 78520 | 956-882-8200


The IIEC is an affiliate organization and provider of Kauffman FastTrac® programs developed by the Kauffman Foundation.

  • FastTrac® is a practical, hands-on business development program designed to help entrepreneurs hone the skills needed to create, manage and grow successful businesses
  • FastTrac® is America’s leading entrepreneurial learning program
  • Established in 1994 there have been over 300,000 entrepreneurs trained through the FastTrac® programs
  • There are over 400 affiliates across the US and the World
  • The IIEC is offering the following FastTrac® program:
    • FastTrac® NewVentureTM
    • Specifically for entrepreneurs in the early stages of business development provides the tools to develop a business concept, determine the viability of the business concept, and outline the critical steps to a successful business launch.
    • The program encompasses 30 hours of facilitated instruction
    • The course is broken down into 10 sessions lasting 3 hours each
    • The program is delivered over a 10 week period at a rate of 1 session per week
    • The program is flexible in that the format allows the delivery time to be longer or shorter based on the intended audience.

For more information and to apply for the program, contact John Sossi at 956-882-4119 or or visit

Contact Information:
International Innovation &
Entrepreneurship Center
Suite H3A
301 Mexico Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78520
Phone: 956-882-4119
Fax: 956-882-4222

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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