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For Immediate Release
Ana Nitica


Chester County SCORE to offer the Small Business Workshop Series 

Simple Steps for Starting Your BusinessTM

Starting on April 10, 2014


WEST CHESTER, February 22, 2014 - Chester County SCORE is proud to announce that it will offer the Small Business Workshop Series on Thursday April 10, April 17, April 24, and May 1, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Chester County Library, 450 Exton Square Parkway, Exton, PA 19341.

The sessions will be held as follows: 


Session 1:  Business Concept              April 10, 2014

Session 2:  Marketing Plan                   April 17, 2014

Session 3:  Financial Projections          April 24, 2014

Session 4:  Funding Sources                May 1, 2014


This comprehensive series, Simple Steps for Starting Your BusinessTM, is designed to help entrepreneurs test their new business idea and get started on the right path. Session I, "Business Concept", provides step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, markets, and competition. Participants will be able to identify their target markets, describe their products and services, and collect key competitive information to support a start-up feasibility plan. The follow-on workshops will help attendees understand the basics of:

  • marketing a product or service;
  • understanding business financials and how they work; and
  • how to fund and finance a business 

Pre-registration is recommended, as seating is limited. The fee for all four sessions is $80.00 or $25.00 for each session.  Free, one-on-one mentoring is also a part of the workshop process.


For more information and to register online check Chester County SCORE's April online calendar





SCORE is a nonprofit, national organization of volunteer entrepreneurs and business executives applying their life experiences and knowledge to mentor individuals planning to start a small business, or small business owners who seek assistance in solving business issues. The SCORE chapter serving Chester County has more than 65 experienced entrepreneurial counselors with expertise in almost every facet of business. Since 1964, Herndon, VA - based SCORE has assisted about ten million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than 13,000 volunteer business counselors in 364 chapters nationwide serve their communities through education and no-cost personal coaching sessions dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.


To schedule a personal session with a counselor or learn more about small business education programs, call Chester County SCORE at 610-344-6910 or visit us at