Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM PDT
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Greater Seattle SCORE 
2401 4th Ave, #450
Seattle, WA 98121

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Karen Ginther 
Greater Seattle SCORE 
SCORE’s Small Business Essentials Workshops prepares individuals to make the right decisions and create actionable plans when starting a small business.  Whether you are starting a business on your own (one-person business) or a business with employees, we have the right set of workshops to help you succeed.  All the workshops are about three hours in length and taught by experienced SCORE Mentors.  See more information on these workshops here


Buying an Existing Business Step-by-Step -C0055 

You want to buy a business and become a small business owner. Great!! But how do you find one to buy? How do you avoid paying too much for the business? Where can you get financing? How do you finalize the deal? If these questions are those that are on your mind, then you need to take this workshop which has the answers to all of them!!


This 3-hour workshop is designed to give you plenty of practical exercises to give you real steps to take away, the future business owner, the skills and know-how that you’ll need for:

  • Finding a business to buy
  • Evaluating an offer to sell a business
  • Performing the necessary review and due diligence on the business you want to buy
  • Determining a fair purchase price and negotiating the deal
  • Understanding the various financing options available to you
  • Bringing the purchase of the business to a win-win conclusion

This workshop is also suitable for existing small business owners who are contemplating selling their business in the future. It will help you understand the process the potential buyer will go through to evaluate your business so that you’re better prepared. 

This is an interactive workshop. You will be provided case studies of real companies that went through a sales process to further your understanding of the concepts and skills taught in this workshop.  We encourage participation by all attendees -- so bring along your questions! 



Kris Fuehr

This workshop is presented by Kris Fuehr, Associate at The Quincy Group.  The Quincy Group represents privately-owned business owners when they are ready to sell their business. They work with buyers to match the right business for their lifestyle, budget, and resources.

Kris Fuehr spent her initial career in technology and marketing after receiving her MBA from University of Washington Foster School of Business. After a 13-year Microsoft run, she began working with small businesses, hosting workshops and acting as Director of Marketing for several startups.

Kris has been consulting and connecting buyers and sellers for over 8 years, and specializes in service businesses, industrial/manufacturing, and niche companies. You can email Kris via kris@thequincygroup.net. Her mobile number is 425-830-0867. You can also visit her LinkedIn profile here:  Kris Fuehr