Santa Cruz County SCORE 


January 16th, 2019 at 1:30PM-3:30PM

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Simpkins Family Swim Center 
979 17th Ave,
Conference Room
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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SimpleSTEPS for Starting Your Business

This SCORE workshop will give attendees an appreciation of what it takes to successfully start and grow a small business.  Drawn from the actual experiences of seasoned entrepreneurs and business leaders, this workshop is designed to help new and early-stage businesses by presenting a broad overview of the issues that may impact their success or failure, such as:

  • Start-up Myths
  • Critical Factors to Success
  • Business Opportunities
  • Marketing
  • Structure, DBA, Licenses, Insurance
  • Record Keeping & Taxes
  • The Goal
  • Cash Needs & Sources
  • Business Plans
  • Next Steps

Workshop Presenter - John Yost

John Yost is a SCORE Mentor and Workshops Co-chair.  John has 30 years of experience as operations executive in the data storage industry. Before joining SCORE he operated his own small business consulting business.  John is also an instructor at Cabrillo College and the University of Phoenix.

Seating is limited.  Pre-registration is suggested.

Free Parking

Cancellation may occur due to low attendance