CHAMBER NEWS

Blog Home > Category > Member News > LaunchU Startup Class
LaunchU Startup Class

LaunchU is a five-week hands-on course that coaches aspiring entrepreneurs and startups through the business planning process to determine business feasibility, including the actual development of a professional, Small Business Administration-approved business plan, pitch and financial forecast. The course consists of instruction from a certified facilitator, small group activities, one-on-one business coaching including access to market research data from the SBTDC, local experts as guest speakers, the LaunchU Startup Handbook, and a three-month license for LivePlan. At the end of the course, participants pitch their businesses to win a startup assistance package including a $500 cash prize from the Isle Casino Cape Girardeau and a marketing package valued over $5,000 from Digital Fire. Second place will receive a $500 cash prize. Scholarships to reduce the cost of the course from $175 to $99 and class seats are limited, so advance registration is required. To enroll, visit www.innovationmic.org/launchu, complete the scholarship application and pay online.

Location

Economic and Business Engagement Center at 920 Broadway

Date

4/17-5/15 on Mondays & Wednesdays

Time

5:30-8:30p

Contact Name

Gabrielle Penca

Email

gpenca@semo.edu

Event Sponsor

SEMO Small Business & Technology Development Center


 

Comments 0 Rating: Be the first person to rate this post.
COMMENTS

You will be the first person to comment on this post.

PLEASE LEAVE US YOUR FEEDBACK

First Name:
Last Name:
Email:
Comment:
 

Make the Most of Your Membership

Through Chamber membership, you can broaden your business contacts and referrals, enhance your leadership and professional skills and participate in projects that positively affect our area.

Learn More

NETWORK, ENGAGE AND GET INVOLVED

First Friday Coffee
First Friday Coffee

Network with nearly 300 business leaders each month

Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting

Announce your opening, anniversary or ground breaking

Women’s Network
Women’s Network

Engage with hundreds of key female business leaders

Business Visit
Business Visit

Visit 1-on-1 with Chamber staff about your business needs