SCORE of Southeastern Connecticut Launches "Simple Steps for Starting Your Business" 
FREE Small Business Workshop Series

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Wednesdays, February 28 - March 28, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm
At CURE Innovation Commons, 93 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT.
Sponsored by Canon U.S.A.
Old Saybrook, CT – SCORE (, mentors to America’s small business, with the support of IGNITE Thames River, introduces a new business planning workshop series to aid start-up entrepreneurs.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series helps entrepreneurs, and those interested in learning more about business, test a small business idea and begin to plan a start-up.

This program is ideal for individuals in small business, those thinking about starting a new business and ‘students of life’ who want to learn more about business fundamentals.

This SCORE educational program includes 5 workshop sessions, each with a key focus area:

  1. “Start-up Basics” (February 28th, 2018)
  2. “Business Concept” (March 7th, 2018)
  3. “Marketing Plan” (March 14th, 2018)
  4. “Financial Projections" (March 21st, 2018)
  5. “Funding Sources”  (March 28th, 2018)

Each session includes exercises to help the entrepreneur plan for success.  The workshop itself is delivered at no cost to the participants, and SCORE also includes free and confidential mentoring sessions as part of the workshop series. Space is limited - register today!

Attend all five sessions, or any individual session. For more information and to register, visit

About IGNITE: Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, sparks ideas, businesses, and innovative growth in the Thames River region by producing events, sponsoring education, and connecting entrepreneurs. Ignite is committed to growing the economy of southeastern Connecticut by creating high value companies, and to supporting innovation and entrepreneurs in our region. Ignite and the Thames River Innovation Place are made possible with support from CT Next. To learn more, visit

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About SCORE: SCORE was established 50 years ago and is a resource partner of the SBA, the U.S. Small Business Administration. SCORE has more than 10,000 volunteers in 380 chapters nationwide. The southeastern Connecticut SCORE chapter office is located in the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce building with volunteers who provide free business mentoring each month in Guilford, Madison, Essex, Old Saybrook, Middletown, Waterford, Norwich, New London and Mystic.

To learn more about how you can become a SCORE volunteer or to schedule a free  appointment with a SCORE mentor, go or contact Southeastern Connecticut SCORE at 860-388-9508 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Southeastern Connecticut Chapter
1 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475


Contact for questions/info:Buz Sawyer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / (914) 563-6058