Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM EST
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Tip O'Neill Federal Building 
10 Causeway Street
Room B
Boston, MA 02222

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SCORE Boston 

Business Startup Bootcamp

The SCORE Boston Business Startup Bootcamp provides an overview of what you need to consider when you are planning to start a new business. It is designed to help you go from business concept to "opening the doors".

The day consists of two sessions:

The Morning Session is a 3 hour interactive presentation, given by experienced SCORE counselors in each of the areas discussed. This session will give youu a clearer understanding of what is necessary to run a business.
Key Topics include:

  • Entrepreneurship: is it for you? 
  • Is your business concept reasonable? 
  • What is a business plan? 
  • How to decide if you need one? 
  • What key items should you include? 
  • Building your financial plan and options for financing your business Key questions about finding customers - how you'll market your business to get sales What business structure should you select? 
  • What advisers do you need? 
  • Other resources available to you 

The Afternoon Sessions are small roundtable discussions with other entrepreneurs, led by SCORE counselors. In these sessions, you can get feedback on your "elevator pitch", talk about the issues you are facing, and get ideas for how to solve them.

8:45 Regsitration Opens

9:00 Presentation Starts

There is a $25 fee for this workshop.  Seats are limited at 30


Robert Klein, SCORE Mentor with a wide background in many business topics.  Experience in all aspects of starting, operating and selling small and medium sized businesses.

Shankar Hegde, Built technology teams from ground up at two start-up companies (Director of Engineering), Built technology consulting practice from ground up (Technology Practice Director at Arthur Andersen), 25+ years experience in consulting - CTO role, Owner and CEO of two technology consulting companies, Management of teams from four different countries (US, Italy, France, UK) as a software technology manager at Bull Information Systems

Richard Rosenblatt, Richard has been a Boston SCORE Counsellor for several years. He has an undergraduate degree in chemistry and an MBA. His first position was as a paint chemist for the Glidden Company. He then moved to Boston to work for the Polaroid Corporation for thirty years. He spent most of those years in supply chain management while working on change management and teaching negotiating to his peers. 

Larry Heimlich, 30+ years in executive positions focusing on sales, marketing and business development following several years as an engineer., Experience at Salary.com, Fidelity, Hewlett Packard, Becton Dickinson, United Technologies.