Untraditional Startathon

Untraditional Startathon

 DES MOINES

Untraditional Startathon

 

100 BUSINESSES IN 24 HOURS: Start Your Business in 1 Day

 

Compete for up to  $40,000 in prize money from the SBA to get your business started.

 

1:30-1:45PM Intro & welcome
1:45-3:00PM Business Model Canvas
3::00-3:30 Corporation, LLC, or What?
3:30-4:00PM Trade Name Paperwork
4:00-5:00PM  Pitch Competition

 

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 or call (515) 218-1908 to register.

 

Iowa Black Business Coalition

 

 

The winner of our pitch contest will go on to compete for up to $40,000 in prizes in Washington D.C., courtesy of the Small Business Administration.

 

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West Des Moines Business Incubator

City of West Des Moines

 

 

 

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Join The Iowa Black Business Coalition to get your business launched in one day during this Global Entrepreneurship Week Event. All you need   is a business idea, and a name!

 

 

Get help

 

  • Decide what business structure will work for you

 

  • Create a business plan outline

 

  • Define your marketing strategy

 

  • Get a Facebook Page
  • File your documents with The Secretary of State
  • Pitch Your Business Idea to move on to the semi-finals and win $40,000! (Contest Rules)

 

Take part in this historical event to promote minority and women entrepreneurs.  Find the advice, training, and resources you need-all in one place, on one day!

 

 

 

 

 

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  or call (515) 218-1908 to register.

The InnovateHER Challenge is a national prize competition aimed at unearthing products and services that impact and empower the lives of women and families through local business competitions. The Iowa Black Business Coalition's contest is the only one in Iowa  that targets minority, low income, and female entrepreneurs. The winner of our pitch contest will go on to compete for up to $40,000 in prizes in Washington D.C., courtesy of the Small Business Administration.

 

The key to this event is that participants don't need to be starting a tech company, don't need to be 19 years old, and they don't need to be part of an elite group. Anyone can get  access to mentors, web designers, and business advisors. All they need  to participate is a business idea, and a name.

Access interactive training sessions, business consultants, web developers, logo designers, attorneys and more to create your company on the spot. This 12 hour intesive workshop allows entrepreneurs to find all of the resources they need to launch their business in one day. Childcare, food, scholarships and transportation will be available.

- See more at: http://us.gew.co/activity/untraditional-start-thon#sthash.7Eqfgn8l.dpuf
The key to this event is that participants don't need to be starting a tech company, don't need to be 19 years old, and they don't need to be part of an elite group. Anyone can get  access to mentors, web designers, and business advisors. All they need  to participate is a business idea, and a name. - See more at: http://us.gew.co/activity/untraditional-start-thon#sthash.7Eqfgn8l.dpuf

 The key to this event is that participants don't need to be starting a tech company, and don't even have to have a business yet. Anyone can get  access to mentors, innovators, and business advisors to get their business started in one day.   Your ticket to the Start-A-Thon includes the option to compete in InnovateHer 2016.  Any business with an idea that impacts women, children, or families can pitch.

The key to this event is that participants don't need to be starting a tech company, don't need to be 19 years old, and they don't need to be part of an elite group. Anyone can get  access to mentors, web designers, and business advisors. All they need  to participate is a business idea, and a name.

Access interactive training sessions, business consultants, web developers, logo designers, attorneys and more to create your company on the spot. This 12 hour intesive workshop allows entrepreneurs to find all of the resources they need to launch their business in one day. Childcare, food, scholarships and transportation will be available.

- See more at: http://us.gew.co/activity/untraditional-start-thon#sthash.7Eqfgn8l.dpuf
The key to this event is that participants don't need to be starting a tech company, don't need to be 19 years old, and they don't need to be part of an elite group. Anyone can get  access to mentors, web designers, and business advisors. All they need  to participate is a business idea, and a name. - See more at: http://us.gew.co/activity/untraditional-start-thon#sthash.7Eqfgn8l.dpuf

 

 

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WHEN
November 22, 2015 at 1:30pm - 5pm
WHERE
Des Moines Main Library
1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
United States
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CONTACT
Ini Augustine · (515) 218-1908
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