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A week-long showcase of innovation and entrepreneurship for students to challenge  their minds to think more broadly in whatever career path they choose.
April 7 - 11, 2014

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Tuesday, April 8 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The First Step of Starting a Business Workshop with Penn State Small Business Development Center (101 Walker Building)

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The First Step of Starting a Business

Cost: FREE to Penn State students and faculty

To register for this workshop: www.sbdc.psu.edu/seminars


The First Step of Starting a Business

Date/Time: April 8, 2014 – 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


101 Walker BuildingDirections

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start?  This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options.

This is a special night addition of First Step for the Penn State IST Start-up week.

Learn from a business consultant about:

  • lifestyle requirements of business owners
  • how to assess the feasibility of your business idea
  • the legal and tax implications of owning a business
  • how to develop a business plan
  • how to compile a bank-ready financial package
  • how to market your product or service
  • the health and safety regulations that may apply to your business
  • why both a marketing and financial plan are needed
  • where to find other resources that may help you succeed
Parking: For seminars held in the Technology Center in Innovation Park, free parking is available in the rear of building. Please park on the right side of lot; do not park on the Penn State parking side.


Tuesday April 8, 2014 6:00pm - 7:30pm
101 Walker Building

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