New Business Seminar Offered At Longwood

Published 4:29 pm Thursday, June 30, 2011

“Seven Steps to Start a New Business” will be offered July 13, 8:30-10 a.m. at Longwood SBDC, 515 South Main Street, Farmville. The seminar is free and registration is required, call 434-395-2086 or baldwinjr2@longwood.edu (seating is limited to eight participants).

Entrepreneurship is the American Dream. Unfortunately, of the one million businesses started each year, most of them eventually fail. The reasons are as varied as the businesses themselves. Proper planning and eliminating assumptions before opening your doors will drastically increase your chances of success. This introductory seminar will provide information that may help a business is among the 20 percent that survive and thrive. The seven steps before starting a business will be to: Evaluate your Entrepreneurial Abilities, Consider the Market, Evaluate your Creditworthiness, Explore the Legal Forms of Organization, Gather Information, Prepare your Business Plan, Presentation of your Business Plan.