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Starting or growing a veteran-owned business? Sign up for the Boots to Business Reboot, an entrepreneurship training program for veterans and their spouses. Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources. Saturday, April 8, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, at the Arsenal Partnership’s Veteran Business Outreach Center. Click here to register. For more information, contact Amy Amoroso, 518-326-6328, firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you looking to expand your business, but lack the necessary capital? The SEED Program may be able to help! SEED (Small Enterprise Economic Development) is a character based micro-loan program that is funding entrepreneurs based off of character of the entrepreneur and capacity of the business. Applications for the Spring Session of the SEED Program are now being accepted. Application deadline is May 10, 2017. For more information, contact Kate Baker, 518-380-5073, kbaker@.edu
Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, at Fulton Montgomery Community College. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration, USDA Rural Development as well as our state partners will discuss how to directly access tools and resources from the federal, state and local level and how this can help you grow your business. Topics will include: Available programs, program funding, applications, application deadlines as well as answering your questions. There is no cost to attend this event. Please RSVP by Friday, April 21, using the Eventbrite link: https://regionalbusinessforum.eventbrite.com
Find and use Census data for everyday purposes, including informing business planning, supporting grant proposals and research projects, planning of local schools and hospitals, and much more! Whether you’re looking for economic or demographic data, the U.S. Census Bureau can teach you how to get what you need for various projects. The webinar workshops, listed here, will provide information and computer-oriented training in various topic areas.
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