Nov
14
Wed
A2 Entrepreneurs Student Club Meeting @ Crane Liberal Arts Building, Room LA 160
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Nov
16
Fri
Starting Your Own Business Workshop @ Ann Arbor SPARK Central Innovation Center
Nov 16 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

SPARK SYOB Flyer FALL 2018*FEE: $25 (FREE for students. IF YOU ARE A WCC STUDENT, EMAIL: entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu to get FREE entry.)

Looking to start a business? Join Ann Arbor SPARK and our community partners to learn about personality traits of entrepreneurs, marketing plans, legal, accounting, and risk considerations, product development, business plans and financing options.

Register here: http://annarborusa.org/events

Market Research Workshop at WCC’s Bailey Library @ Gunder Myran Building, Room GM118
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fall 2018 Startup Biz Research HelpThis hands-on workshop helps you answer questions about demographics, industry growth estimates, trends, competition, market openings, & more!

Register Here!
Nov
21
Wed
EC Closed for Thanksgiving Break
Nov 21 – Nov 23 all-day

Happy Thanksgiving! We will reopen on Monday, November 26.

Nov
28
Wed
A2 Entrepreneurs Student Club Meeting @ Crane Liberal Arts Building, Room LA 160
Nov 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
5
Wed
Business Financial Fundamentals Lunch and Learn – Invest in Your Future @ Business Education Building, Room BE 180
Dec 5 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn flyer DECEMBER 2018Hey small business owners! Missing Free Coffee Wednesdays at the EC? Not to fear, the EC, in partnership with Lake Trust Credit Union, is now offering something even better: a monthly ‘Lunch and Learn’ series on essential financial information for small business owners. Thanks to Lake Trust Credit Union, come have lunch and listen to experts explain:

“Invest in Your Future – Small Business Financial Planning, Keeping Your Retirement on Track, How to Plan for Your Future When You’re Self-Employed” on December 5

Register Here!

 

Pitch Ypsi @ Back Office Studio, Ypsilanti
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pitch Ypsi is back in 2018 for its third Pitch Competition night! Now featuring three different competition categories — for businesses at different stages — and $10,000 in total prizes to be awarded among three winners, Pitch Ypsi is celebrating Ypsi-based entrepreneurs ready to take their ideas or businesses to the next level. Everyone is welcome to attend the big night where up to 9 entrepreneurs have been chosen to pitch in front of judges and a live audience. (Note– applications to be one of those pitching are due on November 14!). Tickets to attend are free, but please reserve a spot in advance.

Register Here!
Dec
6
Thu
Startup Business Research Help @ Entrepreneurship Center
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fall 2018 Startup Biz Research HelpWant to pinpoint information about your area of business? Want to learn about potential customers and where they’re located? Want to pick a good geographical location for your business?

Walk in and talk to a business librarian to learn how to use the library’s databases to access all this information and more.

No registration necessary, just walk in!

Dec
12
Wed
A2 Entrepreneurs Student Club Meeting @ Crane Liberal Arts Building, Room LA 160
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
13
Thu
“Forming Your LLC or DBA: Do it Now!” Workshop, with guest business attorney and the Small Business Development Center @ Ypsilanti District Library - Whittaker
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

LLC DBA workshop flyerReady to launch your business as a sole proprietor or LLC? Then you need this hands-on workshop! A business attorney will be present to discuss business entities and explain the documents needed to form and register a business, including Articles of Organization and Employer Identification Number (EIN). An SBDC consultant will cover basic bookkeeping procedures, and a tax advisor will discuss the tax implications of your new business, options, and good business practices.

Register Here!