Business Plans are Vital for Entrepreneurs, Funding

Chuck Brys, business counselor for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Small Business Development Center, says he’s retiring from the job he has held for the past 11½ years. But even as he says that he sounds hesitant.
 
“I tried that about 12 years ago, but it didn’t work out,” he joked.
 

May 24: Overcome the Fear of Business Planning

Please join us ... Attendance is FREE

Writing a Business Plan can be daunting but the Business Model Canvas makes the process easier.

In this workshop, SCORE Certified Mentor, John Quadrino, will explain the Business Model Canvas (BMC), a one-page document that allows you to test and validate the key parts of your business in a manageable format. It is a simple, lean and powerful approach to business planning for any business - existing, startup or in the planning stage.

 

Which Legal Entity?

You need to make certain your company is properly structured.  Let a Score expert take you through the various legal entities.

Teresa Martinez, explains the different legal entities

SCORE Austin Celia Bell Entrepreneur Awards - 2018 Application

In 2018, SCORE Austin will offer its second annual Celia Bell Entrepreneur Awards to three exceptional local business owners/or not-for-profits for their dedication to starting, growing and nurturing a small business or not-for-profit organization. The award reflects SCORE’s mission to help start and grow small businesses, as well as SCORE Austin mentor Celia Bell’s creativity, dedication and passion. Celia has helped start and grow many small businesses across Austin.

Errand, Delivery Service Defines Itself as 'One-Stop Shop'

It’s usually easy for a business to define its target customer. But when you’re trying to offer something for almost everyone, it can be much more complicated.
 
Such is the case for Janet Perret and Lynn Kamps, owners of Bring it! Errands and Delivery of Green Bay.
 
“If we have a niche, it’s that we’re a one-stop shop,” Kamps said. “If you call us, we can do pretty much anything and everything you want done. It has been a hurdle that people think we cater to the elderly, but our target market is much broader than that.”
 

Dalebroux Faces Skincare Competition Head On

In keeping with the season, Hope Dalebroux, owner of Hope Della Skincare in Bellevue, is busy promoting her Pumpkin Marshmallow Souffle facial. 
 
The Green Bay SCORE client talks about it with the passion that has come to define her business. After a cinnamon-infused oil soak and exfoliation, she says, “You’ll be painted with an organic pumpkin puree and clay mask to detox and refine. A finishing touch of Marshmallow Melt Shea Butter smells good enough to eat!”
 

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