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Startup 101

Wednesday, October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Organized By SCORE - St. Louis Bi-State Region
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You have a great idea for a startup business, but where do you begin?! This fast paced lunch n learn will help you on your way.

  • Topics:
    • Why thinking through your value proposition is so important 
    • How to define your target market
    • Picking a winning revenue model
    • How to forecast revenue and expenses
    • The importance of a support system including mentors
    • Online tools that are available to help me grow my business
    • What I need to do legally (such as incorporating)
  • Attendee Takeaways:
    • The first steps in starting a business
    • How to validate product/service market fit
    • Resources available to help start your business
  • Registration Information:
    • Upon registering you will receive a confirmation email with the SCORE Zoom link to attend.
    • You do not need a Zoom account to participate.
    • Registration closes 24 hours before the start of the workshop.
    • Please connect 5 minutes in advance to be sure you have a good connection. The workshop begins promptly at 12:00PM and concludes by 1:00PM.
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