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NEW Venture Nuggets

Tuesday, June 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Organized By Missouri SBDC at UMKC
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Who: Entrepreneurs ready to start or ready to learn what you might have missed
How: These virtual sessions are available through Zoom. There is no fee, but pre-registration is required. You can attend any single sessions. We hope you’ll join them all!

May 12: Definition of a business and the “startup loop of despair”

May 19: Identifying your paying customer

May 26: Getting real proof of concept

June 2: Marketing

June 9: Startup sales

Leave each week with an assignment to apply what you have learned and an opportunity to meet with a business counselor to review your progress.

Register for the sessions you plan to attend (list the dates and NVN on the form) https:/

Facilitated by Rebecca Gubbels, these virtual seminars are an introduction to the information shared in the 5 week/30 hour session of ELEVATIONLAB NEW Venture. In the next classes starting on July 28, NEW Venture takes a deeper dive into the nuggets topics and many more including:

Legal issues; Accounting/financial statements; Social Media for your business; Strategy and so much more!

NEW Venture (full session) is $649 with scholarships available.

Apply for NEW Venture and the scholarships with this application:

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