Startup Primer

The Duman Startup Primer is JVS Chicago’s 3-session module for idea-stage entrepreneurs at the concept stage of their business development. The Duman Primer helps aspiring entrepreneurs articulate their business concept by introducing business planning tools and providing resources to new entrepreneurs. Participants will learn to build a business plan, explore an opportunity, and better understand the critical steps to launch a successful business.

Primer participants will leave the program with a business plan template, tools and resources, a network of peer entrepreneurs, a step-by-step approach, and confidence to take their project to the next level.

Participants should be prepared to work with peer entrepreneurs and build on their business plan.

The program will meet Thursday evenings starting March 1, 2018 and continue every 2-weeks for 3 sessions. Participants must attend all sessions to complete this program. 
To cover administrative costs a $50 fee will be charged to participating applicants. Details and location to follow.


Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to build your business and learn from peer entrepreneurs.

Benefits & Takeaways:

  • A business template to help build your plan
  • Project Canvas activity-based exercise to test and validate your concept
  • Small business coaching
  • Community entrepreneurship resources
  • Networking and relationship building