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ASU to hold start-up business boot camp

~News Release from Arkansas State University~

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) has established a one-day boot camp-style seminar called “Start-Up In A Day” to assist entrepreneurs in planning and operating a business.

The day-long workshop will be held at the Delta Center for Economic Development, 319 University Loop Circle, Thursday, Jan. 26, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The seminar is $35 and pre-registration is required. To register by phone, call (870) 972-3517 or visit asbtdc.org/training/jonesboro-events to register online.

Starting a business requires planning and commitment. Small business entrepreneurs need to know the laws, requirements, best practices and available resources for operating a business.

This camp will assist navigation through the start-up steps, legal structures, licensing requirements and insurance options needed to launch a business. The seminar will begin with experts walking participants through the foundations of a business, including the business plan, market research and financing options.

Field professionals will cover licensing, legal business structures and small business insurance. First-time small business owners can take advantage of the opportunity to seek advice and ask questions of local experts.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made available upon request. Contact Kelli Listenbee at klee@AState.edu.

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at Arkansas State is a partnership of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business and Arkansas State University College of Business. The ASBTDC assists start-ups, existing businesses and technology businesses. Core services include free consulting and market research plus low to no-cost training. Learn more at astatesbtdc.com.

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