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The First Step to Success: Starting Your Business

February 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Free

Join us at the Bucknell SBDC’s monthly in-person workshop, designed specifically for aspiring entrepreneurs from Union, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Juniata, and Perry counties. This engaging, in-person event is your gateway to transforming ideas into successful business ventures.

Part 1: Evaluating Your Business Idea  (9:30am – 10:30am)

Have a product or service idea but unsure about taking the next step? Our workshop is the perfect place to start. We delve into crucial aspects such as:

  • Value Proposition: Uncover the unique value your idea brings to the market.

  • Defining Success: Whether you’re aiming for a side hustle, full self-employment, or even global impact, we help you set clear, achievable goals.

  • Skills Assessment: Identify the essential skills required to bring your business to life, recognizing your strengths and areas for growth.

  • Path to Profitability: Understand the roadmap to making your business financially successful.

Part 2: Practical Steps to Starting Your Business (10:30am – 11:30am)

This segment of the workshop provides practical, actionable insights into the initial stages of starting a business. Learn about:

  • Required Applications and Licenses: Navigate the paperwork needed to legally start your business.

  • Business Structures: Explore options like sole proprietorships, LLCs, and more to find the best fit for your venture.

  • Financing Opportunities: Learn about financing options to fund your business.

  • Insurance Essentials: Get to know the types of insurance your new firm will need.

  • SBDC Services: Benefit from a range of SBDC services tailored to support your entrepreneurial journey.

Our workshop is more than just a learning experience; it’s a launchpad for your business aspirations. Connect with fellow entrepreneurs, gain valuable insights, and take the first step toward business success. Register now and start your journey of launching a successful venture!

Registration required. This workshop is offered at no fee.

Organizer

Shelley Gadoury
Phone:
(570) 577-1249
Email:
sgadoury@bucknell.edu
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