Help Patrick Start a Venture

$903 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 30 people in 52 months

This is our WHY:
We believe in customer's dreams, we believe in their vision, but most of all, we believe in our customers. We believe that we can make a difference for a variety of individuals, businesses and families across the socioeconomic paradigm with an ultimate vision of rebuilding communities through entrepreneurship, personal/professional growth and enhanced economic capital. We seek customers and partners not clients...We are not above them; we want to be with them every step of the way. Our success is tied into their success and satisfaction through creating a positive impact is our number one goal. 

Greetings friends, family, colleagues, and other visitors. I have always wanted to start a company that will allow me to help individuals, businesses and communities to be more successful by achieving their goals. I have also wanted to do my part to help veterans transition from military to civilian life. That company will be called MTE Creative Solutions. MTE is hoping to change the consulting paradigm. It is not about what we do; it is about WHY we do it.

If you believe in our purpose/WHY we do what we do, then help me achieve my goal of getting this initiative started. Any donation is welcome since every dollar brings us one step closer to our goal.

About the Managing Director:
Patrick Edwards has a BBA in Marketing (concentration in advertising) from Georgia State University and over 9 years strategic marketing experience in the following areas: branding offices, departments, concepts and events; marketing research; customer/client acquisition; marketing campaigns and concepts; social media strategy; and business plan writing and presentations.

Patrick holds a Master of Science degree in Higher Education from Florida State University and a PhD in Education Leadership from Mercer University and has 8 years military experience (US Marines). This combination of education and military experience (14 years professional experience) has equipped him with a variety of training experiences in the follow areas leadership/personal development, team building & group dynamics, organization behavior, managing/supervision, career services, visioning, public speaking, and other organizational areas. Patrick has also served as lead facilitator for a variety of leadership development initiatives and has even personally developed initiatives to train hundreds of individual throughout his career. 

Patrick has over 10 years event planning experience with both large scale and small scale events. These include events such as concerts, homecoming activities, themed parties, award banquets, receptions, formal events, and others. Patrick has also consulted on events in the educational sector for over 6 years as a primary responsibility for various organizations looking for event advice. 

                                Our Services:
***Affordable consulting services for the everyday person***

Marketing Strategies/Services

Social Media Integration
Business Plan Services
Marketing Research
Client/Customer Acquisition and Services

Training
Team Building
Leadership Bootcamp
Executive Shaping
Personal Coaching (job market, management/supervision, leadership, networking)

Event Consulting (Limited basis)
*Special Events
*Fundraising Events
*Referrals

Our Focus on Veterans:
Veteran's Transition Services
Veteran Entrepreneurship Academy
Entrepreneurship Consulting

                        How We Plan to Use Fundraising:
Business entity formation (registration, LLC, etc.): $350
Website, domain, hosting: $750
Logo Design: $120
Marketing activities (search optimization, Web Ad): $800
Business Cards: $80
Tablet: $300
Cash on hand :$2000 (up front expenses for first few initiatives, operating expenses including a multi city Business Expo to help revitalize communities)
Fundraising Goal: $2000

Thank you...If you have any questions or comments or even advice, contact mtecreativesolutions@gmail.com

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Final day to support of you wanted too. Help me reach my goal. Thank you all in advance.

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Wanna say thank you to my friend and soror Carmen for the support today. Way to get Sunday going. Who will be next? The countdown to the end of fundraising is one. 1 day left.
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Greetings supporters...First, I would like to thank everyone who decided to help support me with my dream of starting a company that aims to make a difference in the lives of others. I could not do this without your support. As I transition from fundraising to launching MTE over the next week, I ask for your continued support in reaching those who can benefit from our services. Check out our website www.mtecreativesolutions.com to learn about the company, it's purpose and our various services.

We will officially wrap up fundraising at midnight September 2, the start of the work week. If you have wanted to support and have not had the chance to do so, you can help us wrap up fundraising with a flurry. We are well short of our goal this time around, but we will push forward regardless because of supporters like you. Thank you again for believing in me and this vision of mine. I will definitely share the success and pitfalls as we strengthen our position as a viable, sustainable company.

#ThankYou #Dreamsdocometrue #AcceptingFinalDonations
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A big shout out and thank you go to my frat brother, friend and old roomie at FSU Khadish for the generous support on his birthday! We are one step closer to our goal by August 31, 2014 launch of MTE. Who will be next? !!!

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Created June 29, 2014
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Wendy Harris
50 months ago

Better late...Best wishes!

CS
$20
Carmen Spears
50 months ago

Good luck in your venture, frat. I know you'll do well and I Believe in You!

RW
$50
Ruthie White
50 months ago

Congrats & may God bless your venture my friend! This is a wonderful cause!

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Anonymous
51 months ago
BS
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Brandye Scurry
51 months ago

Best wishes in your endeavors! I know it will be a success!!

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Anonymous
51 months ago
$50
Tina Dennard
51 months ago

Glad to help Patrick!

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51 months ago
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