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So you want to starta business?
Before you start, ask yourself these questions:
Do I know my customer? Yes No Unsure
Do I know my competition? Yes No Unsure
Can my business make money? Yes No Unsure
Do I know how much to invest? Yes No Unsure
Do I know how much money I need to start? Yes No Unsure
Great! Sounds like you are off to a great start!
Are you seeking a funding source or a loan?
Seeking a funding source? Yes No
Seeking a loan? Yes No
Ok! Sounds like you could use some of our additional services!
So you want to starta business?
Do you need training? YES NO
Does your staff need training? YES NO

This workshop is highly recommended for all individuals interested in determining the feasibility of their business idea, planning to start or have recently started a small business, seeking a small business loan, or wanting to learn more about business planning. Topics of discussion will include writing a business plan, sources of funds for start-up and expansion, small business resources, and required licenses.

Upcoming Events
Starting&Financing a Small Business
Thursday, October 2, 5:30 PM
LSBDC Greater New Orleans and Bayou Region : Main Office, UNO Jefferson Center, *Metairie

This seminar will provide entrepreneurs with a comprehensive overview of the steps to be taken to start a business, the essentials of business planni...Read More

Starting and Financing a Small Business
Tuesday, October 7, 10:00 AM
Louisiana Technology Park, Baton Rouge

This workshop is highly recommended for all individuals interested in starting a business. At the end of this workshop, you will have a thorough unde...Read More

From Employee to Entrepreneur - Walker
Thursday, October 9, 5:00 PM
LSBDC at Southeastern Louisiana University: Main Office, Southeast Louisiana Business Center, *Hammond

Starting a business of your own can be one of the most exciting, rewarding, and challenging experiences in your life, but there's a lot more to build...Read More

1503: Starting&Financing A Small Business
Tuesday, October 14, 10:00 AM
LSBDC at McNeese State University: Main Office, SEED Center, *Lake Charles

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How to Form&Register Your Business
Tuesday, October 14, 2:00 PM
LSBDC Greater New Orleans and Bayou Region : Main Office, UNO Jefferson Center, *Metairie

Proper licenses and permits are necessary to operate a business. This seminar teaches how to obtain tax ID numbers, permits, and licenses. The semina...Read More

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The Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network, hosted by the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is an accredited member of the National Association
of Small Business Development Centers and funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic
Development and participating universities. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. All opinions, conclusions or
recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons
with disabilities and/or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
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