Have a great idea for a product or business? Not sure how to get started?
Join Startup 425, Washington Small Business Development Center and seasoned professionals from SCORE for a series of workshops focused on bringing your ideas to reality — from developing a business plan to crafting a financing and marketing strategy.
Each session will focus on a different aspect of the startup process, and participants may choose to attend one, multiple or all sessions, depending on individual needs and interests.
All events run on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Bellevue City Hall, 450 110th Ave. N.E.
- Session 1 — April 26, 2017: Ideation
- Session 2 — May 3: Business Structure & Licensing
- Session 3 — May 10: Business Plan
- Session 4 — May 17: Networking & Mentoring
- Session 5 — May 24: Financing & Accounting
- Session 6 — May 31: Marketing
Ultimately, participants will exit this series with the skills and tools necessary to start or grow a business, as well as information on the resources available to them to assist in further refining business plans and strategies, exploring and pitching to financing partners, and marketing a product or service.
Purchase tickets online. The event registration fee includes workshop and a light dinner served prior to the session.
Startup 425 is a collaboration among the cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah and Renton to support creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship on Seattle's Eastside.