Entrepreneur & Small Business Workshop Series
We’re excited to welcome staff and volunteers from the Small Business Administration and SCORE for three informative presentations for new entrepreneurs and small business owners this December, as well as in February and May 2018. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged.
The SBA Advantage
Learn about the many resources available to help you begin your business startup. Find information, advisors, assistance, as well as financial sources, to further your business ideas. Presented by the Small Business Administration.
Dates: Thursdays, December 14, 2017; February 22, 2018; May 31, 2018
Time: 10:00 am – noon
Room: Hermann Meeting Room (300 Main Street, Falmouth)
Meet Our Speakers:
Small Business Administration (SBA) helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Its 320+ chapters hold events and workshops locally across the U.S. and its territories, and match up entrepreneurs with local, volunteer mentors.
Depending on availability, SEED staff may be present as well:
SEED (South Eastern Economic Development) is a regional nonprofit economic development corporation, SEED Corporation focuses on job creation by financing all types of small businesses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. SEED makes loans ranging from a $1,000 Micro Loan to a $5.5 million SBA 504 Loan and also administers a small business technical assistance program.