How to start your business: Venture Start / Venture Viability

Date / Time

February 27, 2019

10:00 am - 2:30 pm


Rice Building


Are you looking for expert advice on starting and growing a small business? The Venture Series offers an opportunity to learn how to build a solid foundation to grow your dream business. The series, open to the university community and the public, consists of four 2-hour workshops. Each workshop will provide you with tools and resources to take your business to the next level.

Venture Start – What resources are available to help you develop your business? How do you access those resources? During this session, we will guide you through some of the many local resources to help you start your business. We will discuss and help you compile a list of next steps to move your plan to the next level.

Venture Viability – Is your idea a solid business opportunity? Does your idea have staying power? As we discuss customers, product, competition, and profit; you will learn about tools for determining the viability of your new venture.

The second 2 workshops, Venture Finance and Venture Launch will be held on 2/28.

For more information and to register please visit

If you have any questions about the workshops, please contact Steve at

If you are thinking about opening a new business or want to get a start on a business plan, come learn from our experts.  The Venture Series of workshops are specifically designed to help you begin the business planning process.

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