Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Check-in starts at 5:30 PM


Western Connecticut University 
43 Lake Avenue Ext
Danbury, CT 06810

North Ballroom of Western Campus Center

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Presenter:  Matthew Krieger

Matthew Krieger is a technologist and executive with 20 years of experience in Information Technology and manufacturing. Matt is VP of Technology with manufacturer Cober, Inc. where he is responsible for engineering, business development and sales. Previously Matt held senior IT leadership positions at Time, Inc. and The Reader’s Digest Association. Matt serves on the board of two non-profit organizations and is a SCORE mentor.  

Presenter:  John Krieger

Financial planning and operations professional with extensive consulting and industry experience.  Over a 35 year consulting career with Coopers & Lybrand, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and a series of operational improvement firms, he has helped companies in industries as diverse as mining, banking, healthcare, and electronics manufacturing develop and install improved internal reporting systems, and improve operating procedures. 


Western Connecticut SCORE 
Danbury CT 06810 

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Session 4 

A free SCORE Small Business Workshop co-sponsored by Western CT University, Wells Fargo, Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce, City Center and 98Q



Want to start a business but don't know where to begin? This workshop series, conducted by a team of professionals will give you the boost to get you on your way!


Thursday September 26: Financial Reporting & Planning - This presentation reviews a business’s key financial statements and then walks the participants through the development of a comprehensive Financial Plan that is required to develop a successful start-up business.  The importance of understanding the key financial drivers of the business will be a center- piece of the discussion.  


Presenters:  Matthew Krieger and John Krieger





Thursday Oct 3:  Your Business Plan - This session will focus on using the specific concepts discussed in the first four sessions to help you create the first draft of the business plan for your business.   This session will give you the opportunity to obtain initial feedback from the presenters and from other participants.    

Thursday Oct 10:  Funding Sources / Conversations with Entrepreneurs - This session will focus on funding structures required for start-up businesses today, including a presentation from lending sources specializing in start-up and small businesses.  The session will conclude with a discussion and Q&A session with several start-up business entrepreneurs.



Free Business Counseling 
To get free one-on-one business counseling or learn about other SCORE free workshops, please visit our website. 
SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit association.