SmartStart: How to Start a Business (online)

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Callie Koch

Host organization

West Central SBDC

Type of event

Resource Partner event

Event description

Thinking about starting a business in Western Colorado? Starting a business takes more than being great at something or having a good idea. Come and learn what is required by state and local officials to get started and the ins and outs of running a successful business. This 2-hour webinar provides an overview of everything you need to know to start and grow your business. 

Topics include: 

* How running a business is different than being an employee; 

* Things to consider as a business owner; * Business Feasibility Study example; * Trade name search; 

* Legal structure selection; 

* State registration; 

* Licensing requirements; 

* Business plan over view; 

* Marketing for your Target market(s); 

* Market research; 

* Financing options; 

* Enterprise Zone Tax Credits; and 

* Human Resources 


This webinar will be presented on Zoom. Please register to receive the link to join.

Speaker(s): Callie Koch, West Central SBDC Program Manager