Gannon University and its network of entities including the Erie Technology Incubator and the Small Business Development Center have been at the forefront of regional economic development and the City of Erie’s revitalization and business development initiatives. Gannon University and its partners are dedicated to aiding entrepreneurs in the start-up of their businesses and educating others in business. Goals To promote new business start-ups and success through the collaboration of ETI, SBDC and the School of Business. To provide support for existing businesses. To promote financial literacy.