Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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SCORE Office 
100 Middle Street
East Tower, 2nd Floor
Portland, ME 04101

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Nancy Strojny 
SCORE Portland Maine 

Starting Your Own Business

This is a FREE workshop and space is limited.  Pre-registration is required.

Starting your own business? Being in business on your own is an American dream, but it isn't easy. While the number of small business startups has been increasing every year, most fail within the first three years. 

Our workshop offers essential information to help you succeed. We will cover the basics of assessing your business plans and ideas. If being in business on your own is your goal, but you're not sure where to begin, this workshop is for you!

 Topics include:

  • sources of funding
  • basic operation planning
  • business structure
  • evaluating feasibility
  • and marketing guidelines


Your Presenter - Peter Carlino

Peter Carlino has been a SCORE Certified Mentor since 2015. Peter's professional career was spentin the computer and telecommunications field developing and marketing new products and services. He has worked for and with very large companies such as Cisco Systems as well as small companies and startups.  He has extensive experience transforming ideas into products and successfully getting them to market. Currently, he and his wife own and operate a small summer rental business in Old Orchard Beach.

Peter has a BSEE from Northeastern University and currently resides in Scarborough, Maine.



We look forward to meeting you!

Nancy Strojny,

Chapter Chair