Essential Steps to Starting Your Business

Taking the first step to starting your business can be difficult! There are many questions that must be answered as a business owner when opening a new business and you want to be sure you are following ALL rules and regulations. This workshop will be a realistic starting  point for all budding entrepreneurs. The two-hour workshop will be PACKED and FAST PACED. We will investigate many questions and cover best practices for topics, such as:

What are the organizational and licensing requirements?
What resources should I explore?
Who should I market to and who is my competition?
Do I have the right amount of capital to start this business?

At the end, you will have a good feel for the level of effort and commitment it will take to make your business successful. If you’re serious about starting a business, you don’t want to miss this workshop!

Jim Kelly

Larimer SBDC Consultant
Jim Kelly is an entrepreneur that has started, managed, grown and sold multiple companies in over 35 years of business experience. He most recently sold Syscom Services, a technology company started in Washington DC with divisions specializing in Web Development, Enterprise Information Management and a variety of communications technologies. Jim enjoys working with start-ups and small business owners on strategic direction, marketing, management and sales tactics. He also facilitates a Fort Collins Think Tank peer advisory group and is a frequent speaker at conferences on business and technology subjects. Jim mentors at risk youth through the Matthews House in Fort Collins, loves playing tennis, soccer and traveling with his lovely wife or any of his three great kids.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

The registration form asks pertinent information on your business and will take 2-3 minutes to complete. Since we are a federally funded program and offer this conference at a reduced rate, we ask these business and demographic questions so we can continue to offer you this conference at a subsidized cost. If you have any issues with registering or receiving a confirmation code, please email info@larimersbdc.org or call 970-204-8600.

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