You have an idea and know exactly what you want to do.
The problem is maybe you’ve never started your own business. We can help with the planning, the strategizing, financial resources and more to help you launch your business.
If you’re a first-time business owner, the LaunchU Startup class is a must. During this course, you will receive coaching on business planning, marketing strategy, financial planning, market research, and more.
LaunchU is a 20+ hour facilitated course that coaches aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs through business planning, pitching, and tracking financials to ensure their business is feasible. Participants benefit from instruction by a certified facilitator, small group activities, local experts as guest speakers, a Startup Handbook, and a 3-month license for LivePlan, the cloud-based business planning software.
Receive coaching through step-by-step curriculum and hands-on group exercises.
Conduct market research and develop a SBA-approved analysis of your business concept.
Input and evaluate projections with LivePlan for rock-solid, error-free financials.
Prepare and practice an impressive presentation for potential funders and partners.
Meet with a Consultant
Sit down one-on-one with an SBTDC consultant at no cost. At your first appointment, the consultant will talk with you about your current business status and determine the best course of action within our network.
Join A Workshop
The Missouri SBDC offers regular webinars and workshops on a wide variety of business topics. Join one, or more, to help improve and grow your business”
The SEMO SBDC combines local, state, and federal resources to help your business succeed. Use the buttons below or scroll down this page for more online resources.