How to start a business workshop March 21

March 13th, 2018

Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to start your own business?  Do you have an entrepreneurial idea but need assistance to make it happen?  Do you know the steps to properly form your business? Registration is now open for the Delaware Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) free “How to Start a Business” workshop, set for Wednesday, March 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the SBDC office, 103 W. Pine Street in Georgetown.  Although the program is free, space is limited and pre-registration is required.  Participants will receive a free “How to Start a Business” outline.  Following the workshop, participants can register for free one-on-one business advising.

Workshop topics will include:

  • Exploring whether “this” business is the right one to start;
  • Risks involved in starting a business;
  • Four types of business structures;
  • Why business plans are imperative;
  • Why market research is necessary;
  • Developing a business timeline; and
  • What it takes to obtain a business loan.

To register for this free workshop online, visit  For more information, call the office in Georgetown at 302-856-1555.

The Delaware Small Business Development Center, a unit of the University of Delaware Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships, is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and in part through the State of Delaware.