Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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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.

Steve Saudek, Sales executive for software and consulting services firm in the healthcare industry, Budget & financial planning director for a major academic hospital, Budget Director for the University of Massachusetts, Assistant Budget Director for large MA state agency, Software implementation consultant, Cost accounting and financial analysis consultant, CFO of start-up LLC, Finance Committee Member for a Boston professional string orchestra

Gloria Spence, Director of Finance Northeast Region - Hearst Television, Responsible for all accounting and financial operations , of 6 TV stations, Worked closely and strategized with Sales and, Marketing, Created & implemented process changes,

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.