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Simple Steps to Start a Business 


Friday, May 31, 2019
From 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM CDT
Registration: 10:00 AM

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Acres Home Chamber for Business & Economic Development
6112 Wheatley St
Houston, TX 77091

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Lalitha Raman

About Us:
SCORE is an all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.

Our Mission: Help small businesses succeed.
Our Mantra: We educate, counsel, mentor.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is a non-profit association and a Resource Partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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Starting a business remains very challenging to many aspiring entrepreneurs.  In this workshop, participants will learn simple yet proven and tested steps for starting a new business.  

Participants will learn and understand the following:

  • Realities of entrepreneurship
  • Critical success factors
  • Components of Business Ownership
  • Making Your Business Legal

Participants will have the opportunity to meet SCORE certified mentors who are readily available to provide FREE and CONFIDENTIAL mentoring.

Presented by:  Marc E. Davenport

Mr. Davenport started his career as a registered investment advisor on Wall Street. For 4+ decades Marc has been a trusted advisor, business strategist and financial consultant, delivering solutions to improve his client's operational performance and financial results.  In 2005 he exited the securities industry to form his first company, Davenport Consulting, Inc.

Marc has been retained to source $400m in capital to launch startups and  provide addtional capital for businesses ready to expand.  Marc has been a frequent contributor to the Wilmington Journals "Hot Stock Tips" and "Ask the Experts" investment columns as well as market commentaries in several news publications.

Marc is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, Business mentor, SURE Program, Baur College of Business, University of Houston; Economic Development Chair, Missouri City NAACP, and member Board of Directors/Consultant, the Black Business Council- Montgomery Council.

The Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development,Inc is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Since its founding in 1994, the organization has become recognized as a cornerstone within the community providing leadership, as well as personal and professional development opportunities to small businesses, entrepreneurs and the community.