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SBDC Early-Stage Business Boot Camps Launching in August

The SBDC is excited to announce that they will be offering two Early-Stage Business Boot Camps this fall. Each boot camp consists of 8-sessions perfectly designed to help new small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs kick off their business on the right foot.


Entrepreneurs across southeast Missourians will have a chance to participate at no cost in one of two cohorts coming to the area:

Participants will:

  • Join a peer network of small business owners.
  • Learn from successful entrepreneurs and guest speakers.
  • Discover resources that they’ll need to start and grow a business.
  • Find best practices for business planning.

In the program, participants learn foundational knowledge and skills about starting and growing a business, including topics like:

  • Market research and analysis.
  • Protecting your business and intellectual property.
  • Financial management and projections.
  • Marketing channels and reaching customer segments.
  • Building, compensating and managing your team.
  • Accessing capital.

Learn more about the Early-Stage Boot Camps.