Transcript of "How to be the Boss: Business Startup Guide for Women and Minorities"
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Consider these… Purpose Resources Target Market Time Location Competition Uniqueness of your Products and Services www.womenandminoritiesprocurementopportunitie s.com
Afterwards… Find Your Mentor! •Minority Business Development Centers •Women Business Centers •SCORE •Small Business Development Centers www.womenandminoritiesprocurementopportunitie s.com
Register Your Business1. Identify the legal structure.2. Submit your business name.3. Get a Federal Tax ID4. Secure tax IDs and state permits.5. Obtain permits and licenses. www.womenandminoritiesprocurementopportunitie s.com
Permits and Licenses Checklist Fundamental operation license Health department permit Fire department permit Zoning and land use permit Occupational and professional licenses, auto repair, cosmetology, medical care and tax services Sales tax license Other special licenses and permits www.womenandminoritiesprocurementopportunitie s.com
The FundsHow much do Does it suffice?you need?Can you provide Do you still need tofor the financial borrow fromrequirements? friends? www.womenandminoritiesprocurementopportunitie s.com
Ways to Fund Your Business1. Loans2. Grants3. Venture Capital and Angel Investors www.womenandminoritiesprocurementopportunitie s.com
Why having a small businessworks to your advantage?1. You are free to look into the Federal Government’s programs suitable for small businesses.2. You are eligible for grants and loans.3. You have the chance to network more easily with like-minded individuals and organizations. www.womenandminoritiesprocurementopportunitie s.com
How to Register as a FederalContractor:1. Secure a Dun and Bradstreet DUNS number from http://www.fedgov.dnb.com/webform/index.jsp2. Register at Central Contractor Registration (CCR).3. Register at the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA).4. Look for the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code(s) fit for your biz.5. Secure past performance assessment www.womenandminoritiesprocurementopportunitie (optional). s.com
Your Business Plan’s Vital Elements: Executive Summary Company Details Market Study Products or Services’ Details Marketing Strategy and Execution Competitors Operations Organizational Background Financial Summary Attachments www.womenandminoritiesprocurementopportunitie s.com
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