How to Start a Business
Attend this core competency workshop to answer the following questions: -Are you ready to start a business? -What are the advantages and disadvantages? -What are the methods of entry? -What are the common business forms? -Who are my customers and how do I reach them? -I am committed, so what is the next step?
Speaker(s): David Mayo is a faculty member teaching in the field of entrepreneurship and the Director of the Entrepreneurship Center in the Miller School of Entrepreneurship at East Carolina University. He is a graduate of NC State University with a major in marketing as well as a graduate of East Carolina University with a MBA. David began his professional career by managing property around the Greenville North Carolina area, and trading stocks professionally. After finishing the MBA program at ECU, David worked as the manager of product development for a Raleigh NC based startup that focused on network security. David later worked as a consultant where he helped over 400 entrepreneurs raise $30,000,000 in debt and equity financing and increase sales by nearly $40,000,000. While a consultant he also launched two new businesses, a global manufacturing company that makes products for the watersports industry and a web-based contractor placement service to connect small businesses with website and application development specialists.
Co-Sponsor(s): Washington/Beaufort Chamber of Commerce
Attend all SBC Core Courses to receive a Certificate of Completion.
Fee: No Cost