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The Startup Guide to Business

The Startup Guide to Business

Wednesday, 14 August, 2019

Location: College of DuPage Business Development Center

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Business Status: Pre-Venture, Startup

Gain fundamental knowledge about what it takes to open a business, including a step-by step approach of where to start, what to do, where to go and the sequence of the steps. Topics include:

    • Self-Assessment Tools
    • 8 Essential Steps to Start a Business
    • Market Research
    • Cost Structure Benchmarks
    • Capital Funding Options
    • Components of a Business Plan


Additionally, there will be an attorney and a tax advisor presenting.

Michael Marshall, attorney at law at Huck Bouma Law Firm (www.HuckBouma.com) will be present to discuss the differences in corporate structures (Sole Proprietor vs LLC and S-Corp), and provide a brief overview of trademarks.

Katherine O'Connell (www.blockadvisors.com) in Glen Ellyn, IL will present a half hour session on tax filing.

By the end of the workshop you will have pertinent information to start a successful business. Please follow up with your advisor for a customized plan to start and how to develop your business beyond the starting point.

Presented by the IL SBDC staff, Business Development Center at College of DuPage

Register now: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/31215




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