Entrepreneur Express



Entrepreneur Express is a series of training offered throughout Virginia that provide interactive discussions covering key elements of business practices to move your business forward.


Oct 13 – Class 1: Starting your Business (presented by BDAG)
What are the steps you need to take to get your business started? How do you get a tax id number, do you need a business license, when do you need a DUNS number? Why do you need a business plan and what are the resources you have at your disposal? Learn about the steps, tips and resources to get your business started.

Oct 20 – Class 2: Marketing your business (Presented by SCORE) How can you cost-effectively market your business? Learn how to develop a marketing plan, define your target customers, use social media to market, do customer profiling, brand your company and other effective ways to market your business.

Oct 27 – Class 3: Financing your business (presented by the Latino Economic Development Center) If getting a small business loan from a traditional bank is not an option for your business, then consider a community-based micro lender. Micro lenders are your best option when you need a smaller loan. Learn about micro loans and see how they can help your business grow.

No fee. Advance registration is required.

Instructions to register: 

  1. Click the event link above or visit http://vastartup.org/event-directory/#northern and click the event name. (If September events are showing, click the right arrow next to "September" to display October events).
  2. Scroll down to the "RSVP to Event."
  3. Click the "YES" button. 
Note: Clicking "YES" registers you for one event, please follow steps 1-3 for each event you plan on attending.

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