ABCs of Starting a New Business - Tempe 


Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM MST
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Tempe Public Library (BRiC) 
3500 South Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85281

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Greater Phoenix SCORE 
Greater Phoenix SCORE 

80% Of New Business Start-ups Fail Within 18 Months. This class will help you beat the odds and make money.

This seminar presented by Greater Phoenix SCORE is THE essential 1st step for business startups. 

What you'll learn: 

  • How to create a business plan that will better your chances of being successful.
  • Should you start now?
  • Where? Brick-and-mortar? E-commerce? Home-based?
  • How to get funding?
  • How do I make money?
  • What do I do first? 


Presented by 3 of our experienced, Certified SCORE Mentors:

  • roger robinson Roger Robinson, Ph.D is a Certified Score Mentor. Following the Navy, Roger created and successfully operated a multi-unit entertainment, recreation, bar & food enterprise in Michigan. In Phoenix, he combines his entrepreneurial and academic experience for the benet of nonprot and for-prot enterprises in pursuit of their dream. To this end he published a business planning workbook ”Basic Business Planning for Entrepreneurs, Your Roadmap to Success”.

  • Dave Miller Dave Miller, B.S.I.E. is a Certified SCORE Mentor. After Graduating in Engineering Dave went to work with GE in Technical marketing. He was at GE when they invented Strategic Planning and was Manager of Strategic Planning of one of their Division. His career was in Industrial Automation involving Business to Business technology oriented products and systems. Starting in Sales he grew into General Management running businesses from $40M to $350M in large companies and also participated in three start ups and spent time in Venture Capital.

  • Steve Feld, MBA is a certified business coach with FocalPoint.  He has owned a district office for Farmers Insurance, was the COO/CFO for a large non-profit organization, oversaw the global merchandising operations for the Harlem Globetrotters, General Manager for Rawhide Western Theme town, worked for Warner Brothers, owned two managerial consulting practices working with start-up, small and medium sized businesses. Steve has over 30 years in business operations/marketing experience in a variety of industries and sizes, along with being part of 3 different Fortune 500 companies. 6-Sigma Green Belt certified.