This is a great class for anyone thinking of starting a business in Maine, or someone who has started one recently. Brad Currie of the SBA will be providing a high-level overview on several topics such as Paths to Business Ownership, Market Research, Economic Model of a Business, Types of Legal Entities, Where to go to Obtain a Business License in Maine, Access to Capital, SBA Guaranteed Loan Programs, Business Plans, Exporting Assistance, Selling to the Government, Disaster Assistance, and Free Advising from SBA Resource Partners.
Many people consider business ownership as an alternative to employment. Do you have a great idea to fill a need? Are you a subject matter expert in your field? Have you been working in your industry and are now interested in branching out on your own? Do you need to know more about the ins and outs of operating a business?
"You don't know what you don't know, until you know what you didn't know." Dr. Maxwell Chikuta
When starting a small business there are a lot of unknowns. Join us for this very informative workshop to start finding out. This 2-hour workshop will provide an overview of SBA programs and services, and cover the basics of starting a business.