Sep 04
SBA Participating Event
NOTE: This event has expired.

Your Business -- Start Smart

Starting a Business

September 4, 2014 | 5:00 pm PST - 7:00 pm PST

Seattle Public Library--Central Library

1000 4th Ave, Level 4, Room 2, Seattle, WA,98104

Mimi Hetzel

SBA, Seattle Public Library, and Jeff Levy

This is a free event.

Are you thinking of going into business for yourself? Join entrepreneur and business coach Jeff Levy as he walks you through what it really takes to start and run a business. Whether you are purchasing a company, starting a new venture, or seeking a franchise award, you’ll learn whether starting a business is right for you at this time in your life and in this economic cycle. This seminar covers the fundamentals of starting a business including; incorporation, financing, stakeholder development, and business planning. Jeff shares practical vignettes and stories from his experience as a business owner and manager. You’ll have time to ask questions and get ideas. The seminar will help you understand: • How personal and business motivations effect success • The essential qualities of an entrepreneur • The seven centers of management attention • Differences in the startup, purchasing a business, and a franchise award • Different types of legal structures and why one might incorporate • Elements of a good business plan • Pros and cons of different financing options available • Local resources to help you to the next stage of business ownership Seating is limited, please register early. Bring a friend!