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Duman Startup Accelerator

The Duman Startup Accelerator is JVS Chicago’s 6-week accelerator for start-up entrepreneurs. The Duman Startup Accelerator helps aspiring entrepreneurs launch their new business by providing the tools and resources to help participants articulate their vision and business model. Participants will learn to develop an opportunity, identify start-up costs, and launch a successful business.

Supported by a community network, Duman Startup Accelerator participants will leave the program with a completed business plan, access to financing, and confidence to pursue their own venture.

Participants should attend prepared to challenge their assumptions and ready to complete a thoughtful business plan. Completing participants can use their business plans to apply for low-interest loans from the Duman Center.

The program will meet Thursday evenings starting September 14, 2017. The program will meet every 2-weeks for 6 sessions. Participants must attend all sessions to complete this program. To cover administrative costs a $100 fee will be charged to participating applicants. Details and location to follow.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to build your business dream and learn from business experts and colleagues.  Apply now!

Benefits & Takeaways:

• A completed business plan
• One on one small business coaching
• Networking and relationship building
• Marketing, legal, and operational training
• Access to working capital

Learn more about the Duman Entrepreneurship Center

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