Partnership seeks to improve economic growth on San Antonio’s east side

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside, also known as SAGE, is enlisting the help of UTSA’s Institute for Economic Development to create economic opportunities.

Tuesdae Knight is President and CEO of SAGE. She tells us the goal of the partnership is to support existing businesses and create new opportunities.

“It really just shows the importance of the collective effort that both of our organizations are having and..want to have on the east side of San Antonio.”

Knight says UTSA’s IED consulting and advising services help thousands of small businesses.

“Collaboration and partnership is key to seeing sustained growth on the east side.”

SAGE identifies potential businesses that are eligible to benefit form the UTSA IED programs, consulting and training.

“We’re focused on helping small business, individuals, non-profits. They have the capacity to get us the information that we need in a fashion that we are so excited to be able to access.”

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