It’s a new year, and historically, it’s a time when people get serious about their goals, such as starting a new business. What’s the first step? Find out what you don’t know, and get face-to-face with some knowledgeable resources, during the next “Assess – License – Launch” workshop on Friday, January 9, 2015 from 7:15 to 9 a.m.
Event: How to Build a Nevada Based Business
Presenters: Rod Jorgensen, Director of Business Counseling, Nevada SBDC; Fred Turnier, Community Development Director, City of Reno
Date/Time: Friday, January 9, 2015; 7:15-9 a.m.
Location: Reno City Hall, 1 E. First Street
Cost: FREE to the public
Agenda items for Friday’s event include:
- Assessing your idea
- Understanding the market
- Planning for value and profit
- Top three reasons many businesses fail
- Proper licensing
- Compliance issues
- No-cost resources
- Comprehensive Self-Assessment (take home, 12-page)
“Assess – License – Launch” is a monthly program designed to educate business owners on how to assess their venture prior to licensing and launching. The City of Reno is collaborating with two University of Nevada, Reno College of Business outreach centers: the Nevada Small Business Development Center and the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship. The 90-minute program will be held the second Friday of each month at Reno City Hall.