• Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce

Startup 425 Seminar Series


Have a great idea for a product or business? Not sure where to start? Consider Startup 425 Foundations, a seminar series that brings together innovators, business owners and advisors for a broad overview of the startup process, from business plan preparation to financing, marketing and networking.

This spring, the Startup 425 Foundations seminar series will be held in the libraries located in the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland, Issaquah, Redmond and Renton. All seminars are free and are held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

  1. Small Business Planning with the Lean Canvas: Learn how business planning can help you manage the risk of starting a new business. We will show you how to use the lean canvas to put all the pieces together in a compelling way to turn your idea into a new product or service, and then into a business.

  2. Understanding How Marketing Can Help You Launch Your Small Business: An overview of the key marketing activities you need to work on when launching a new business will be covered. They include defining your target market, designing, pricing and packaging your product or service, and ways to promote your business at launch.

  3. Understanding the Options for Financing Your Small Business: Explore the financing options for starting a new small business. We will help you determine the option that makes the most sense for supplying the capital your business needs.

  4. How Partnering, Networking & Mentoring Can Help You When You Start a Small Business: Learn how developing partnerships with other small businesses, networking with other entrepreneurs and working with a mentor can support you when starting and growing your business.

Register by visiting: www.startup425.org/foundations

March 2: Small Business Planning with the Lean Canvas

Renton Library

March 10: Small Business Planning with the Lean Canvas

Issaquah Library

March 16: Understanding How Marketing Can Help You Launch Your Small Business

Renton Library

March 19: Small Business Planning with the Lean Canvas

Kirkland Library

March 24: Understanding How Marketing Can Help You Launch Your Small Business

Issaquah Library

March 24: Small Business Planning with the Lean Canvas

Redmond Library

March 30: Understanding the Options for Financing Your Small Business

Renton Library

April 1: Small Business Planning with the Lean Canvas

Bellevue Library

April 2: Understanding How Marketing Can Help You Launch Your Small Business

Kirkland Library

April 7: Understanding the Options for Financing Your Small Business

Issaquah Library

April 7: Understanding How Marketing Can Help You Launch Your Small Business

Redmond Library

April 13: How Partnering, Networking & Mentoring Can Help You

Renton Library

April 15: Understanding How Marketing Can Help You Launch Your Small Business

Bellevue Library

April 16: Understanding the Options for Financing Your Small Business

Kirkland Library

April 21: How Partnering, Networking & Mentoring Can Help You

Issaquah Library

April 21: Understanding the Options for Financing Your Small Business

Redmond Library

April 29: Understanding the Options for Financing Your Small Business

Bellevue Library

April 30: How Partnering, Networking & Mentoring Can Help You

Kirkland Library

May 5: How Partnering, Networking & Mentoring Can Help You

Redmond Library

May 13: How Partnering, Networking & Mentoring Can Help You

Bellevue Library

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