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SCORE: So You Want to Start a Business

June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

So You Want to Start a Business

  Is your dream to start your own business?      Do you know what it takes to start a business?

This workshop will help you make an informed decision about whether you should start a business today or in the future.  It will take you through the personal and professional attributes needed to start a business.  This workshop will also address what you need to do start a business, from idea to structure an financing.

Attendees at this seminar will leave with:

  • A basic understanding of what it takes to start a business
  • Knowledge about critical success factors you need to consider
  • Information to help ylou succeed
  • Tips to find resources to evaluate your business plan
  • An organized approach to preparing a business plan

Presenter Jim Bolinger:

Jim Bolinger’s career has spanned nearly 40 years working in finance, organizational strategy, business planning and as a small business owner. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand in the Audit Services Division. In 1980, he transitioned to industry where he served as a Corporate Controller and as the Chief Financial Officer in a large not-for-profit. In 1987, Jim transitioned his career into consulting on organizational strategy development. In 1992, he co-founded the national consulting firm Arista Associates with offices in Washington, DC and Chicago; concurrently, Jim was selected as the Managing Partner. Mr. Bolinger has also served on the Adjunct Faculty of two nationally-recognized universities.
Mr. Bolinger holds an MBA with Honors from the University Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University.


June 5
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:


SCORE Naples


The Naples Accelerator
3510 Kraft Rd, Suite #200
Naples, FL 34105 United States
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