City, small-business advocates offer free “How to start a business” workshop – 9/16/2010

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Press release from the City of Fort Wayne:

City, small-business advocates offer free “How to start a business” workshop
Topics include legal structures for companies, financial statements

The City of Fort Wayne in cooperation with Women’s Enterprise, the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Administration, SCORE, Community Development Corp. and the Indiana Small Business Development Center will offer a free forum on starting a small business on Thursday, September 16.

The workshop, which will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Omni Room on the second floor of the City-County Building, will present tools and information for people interested in starting a small business. Topics covered will include:

  • Using the City as a resource
  • Understanding legal business structure
  • Business Planning
  • Financial Statements and Cash Flow
  • How to find and secure financing

The topics are designed for people who are currently in business or considering starting a business.

No RSVP is needed. Please call SCORE at (260) 422-2601 to register.

The remaining workshops planned for 2010 are:

  • Importing & Exporting, Oct. 21
  • Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Nov. 18
  • Keys for Business Start-Up, Dec. 16

All workshops except October’s importing and exporting session start at 4 p.m. in the Omni Room of the City-County Building.

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