Tools for entrepreneurs
24 Jul 2017
Entrepreneurship is not easy. It places huge demands on personal time, energy and resources. It’s typically a process rife with initial failures. Half of all businesses fail within five years. But half of those businesses succeed.
How can one help ensure a successful start up? Working with an organization like the Small Business Development Center is an excellent first step. The SBDC at St. Cloud State offers free professional advice and guidance for entrepreneurs.
SBDC’s expertise can prove invaluable for the many complex aspects of starting a business, from determining its structure to writing a business plan and finding funding. Read about success stories and learn more at: http://www.stcloudstate.edu/sbdc/
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