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Florida SBDC at USF to host Polk Quick Start Business Series


The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida will host the Polk Quick Start Business Series, beginning May 20, 2014, at the Polk State College Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center in Bartow.

The two-week Series, specifically designed for Polk County entrepreneurs, will take business owners through determining feasibility and legal structures, developing financial projections, building a winning business plan and attracting the right customers. Attendees will learn from Florida SBDC Network certified business consultants, Javier Marin and Carl Hadden.

Schedule is as follows:

  • Starting Your Business | Legal Entity Selection, Licensing and Taxes | Tuesday, May 20, 2014 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Financing Your Business | Bank Loans, SBA Loans, and Other Sources of Funding | Thursday, May 22, 2014 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Marketing Your Business | Attracting Customers and Generating Sales | Tuesday, May 27, 2014 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Building the Ultimate Business Plan | Getting Your Start-up Investor or Bank Ready | Thursday, May 29, 2014 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Cost of the Quick Start Business Series is $140. This includes the Financing Your Business seminar and the Ultimate Business Planner software.

Attendees must register online no later than May 20, at http://sbdctampabay.com/training-calendar/polk-county-training/.