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Explore Starting A Business

Hours: 3.00

The **complimentary** *Explore Starting a Business* session provides a look inside at what it takes to launch a small business. Whether you want to own a part-time, home-based, micro, small or an entrepreneurial business, this session provides you with the information to get started.

Explore key factors in starting a business. Examine how to begin to determine if you have a feasible idea and learn about potential funding sources and additional entrepreneurship training opportunities. Benefit from hearing from successful local entrepreneurs who share their insight into how the *E-seedâ„¢ Entrepreneurship Training Series* helped them launch a successful venture.

Additional Information

Learn About
  • The three (3) critical things you must do to launch and sustain a small business
  • Resources available to new and existing small business owners
  • Why the planning process is essential to your success
  • Successful small business owners who used E-seedâ„¢ Entrepreneurship Training to create a business plan
Benefits & Outcomes
  • Meet and interact with people who are like you. They have an idea and want to start a business or they operate a business and want to learn how to operate it better
  • Get a realistic perspective of how to get a solid start in business ownership
  • Participate in a remarkably fun and instructive design exercise that encourages teams to experience simple but profound lessons in collaboration, innovation and creativity
Event Agenda

**6:00 - 6:15 pm** Introductions & Question Cards

**6:15 - 6:30 pm** FVTC Venture Center & The Age of Entrepreneurship

**6:30 - 7:00 pm** The Marshmallow Challenge

**7:00 - 7:20 pm** BREAK

**7:20 - 7:45 pm** 3 Things You MUST Do (+ 1)

**7:45 - 8:15 pm** Answer Questions from Cards

**8:15 - 8:45 pm** E-seed Entrepreneurship Training Series & More

**8:45 - 9:00 pm** Wrap Up & Next Steps

Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services
D. J. Bordini Center
5 N. Systems Drive
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
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P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771

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