Fort Payne-DeKalb County Entrepreneurial Center
The mission of the Fort Payne DeKalb County Entrepreneurial Center (E-Center) is to be a common point or hub for entrepreneurial resources; educating, equipping, and empowering those who want to grow and succeed in business.
- To plant the concept of opportunity in budding entrepreneurs, kindergarten through college, so they can set their sights on growing and prospering in a business of their own.
- To equip anyone who has an entrepreneurial spirit and determination with the right resources to start a new business or grow and expand an existing business.
- To make sure that everyone regardless of race, age, or ability who has the desire, and the right tools is empowered to re-enter the workforce or become an entrepreneur.
- To provide a physical locations for a start-up business, civic organization, student or individual, to initiate or incubate a business or an idea.
- 50,000 square feet - approximate
- Historical downtown Fort Payne "Old Sock Mill"