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So, you want to start a business?

Kingsport Office of Small Business & Entrepreneurship • Sep 12, 2018 at 1:21 PM

KINGSPORT — The Small Business Development Center ETSU — Kingsport Affiliate Office will host So, You Want to Start a Business: Advantages & Challenges of Business Ownership seminar on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kingsport Chamber. The training is co-sponsored by the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) and the Kingsport Chamber.

In this seminar, attendees will learn the advantages and challenges of owning a business. The seminar will cover the following topics:

* How to start a business

* Start-up Assistance Checklist

* Components of a Business Plan

* Sources of Capital / Startup Funding

* Loan Application Process

* Resources available to Small Business Owners

Speaker(s): Alan Pickle — First Tennessee Bank's Operation HOPE

This is a free training, but pre-registration is required. We will provide a light healthy lunch to the seminar attendees.

Please RSVP online at https://clients.tsbdc.org/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=10380045 or to Aditi Bhave at 423.392.8825 or [email protected]

The cooperative agreement between KOSBE and East Tennessee State University is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Additional funding is provided by the Tennessee Board of Regents and the state of Tennessee.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact Aditi Bhave — (423) 392-8825; [email protected]; 400 Clinchfield St., Suite 100, Kingsport, Tennessee 37660.

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