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1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a New Business (May 2022)

Registrants will receive the link and information prior to the event. Registration to open soon.

1st Step of Pitt SBDC’s no-cost business development and growth course for those thinking about starting a business or established small businesses operating less than one year.

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you’ll need to attract customers, learn about business structures, access helpful resources, learn about available funding options and understand what you need to formally establish your business. 

Participants can also register by calling 412-648-1542 or email

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Funding support and resources are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development; through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, and through support from the University of Pittsburgh. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling 412-648-1542. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government. By agreeing to receive assistance from the SBDC you are self-certifying that you are not currently federally debarred or suspended and also agree to cease using SBDC services if you become federally debarred or suspended in the future.

May 6, 2022
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar – link to be sent to registrants