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Working Toward the Perfect Pitch
Published: Monday, June 12, 2017 In April, StartUp Jefferson City (JC) hosted the fourth annual Encouraging Entrepreneurship event at the Capital Event Center to offer free business counseling to local entrepreneurs. The event offered entrepreneurs an

Chamber continues to focus on business outreach
Published: Monday, February 13, 2017 The Chamber’s Small Business Committee addresses issues relevant to the business community by conducting training under the umbrella of the Tuesday Topic seminar series. In addition, the Chamber continues its work to

"Pitch It & Win It" is coming back this fall
Published: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Shaun Sappenfield In April, StartUp Jefferson City hosted the third annual Encouraging Entrepreneurship event at the Capital Event Center to offer free business counseling to local entrepreneurs. The event was well attended

Business assistance resources for our community
Published: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 The Chamber’s Small Business Committee is eager to initiate the new-year with a continued focus on educational opportunities and support for business startups within the community. Program offerings such as Business

Small Business Saturday set for November 28
Published: Thursday, October 29, 2015 SMALL BUSINESSES UNITE! You have an opportunity to join forces and boost your holiday sales! "Small Business Saturday" is a partnership between Downtown Jefferson City, the Westside, Eastside & Southside Business

StartUp Jefferson City offers support to local entrepreneurs
Published: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 What is an entrepreneur? Merriam-Webster defines an entrepreneur as “a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money.” This explanation seems simple enough, but outside of

Tuesday Topic
Published: Monday, January 19, 2015 Tuesday Topic Success in hiring a highly profitable & advantageous process to help prevent ever having a bad hire again Date Tuesday, February 17 Time 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided Location

Entrepreneurs take home cash prizes for winning business ideas
Published: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 For the third consecutive year, StartUp Jefferson City has offered entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch their business ideas for a chance at winning cash awards to help support future growth plans. In total, eleven

Pitch It & Win It is just around the corner
Published: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 StartUp Jefferson City recently hosted a Practice Pitch session at the Chamber to assist local entrepreneurs as they consider moving their business idea to reality. The session allowed participants the opportunity to pitch

Small Business outreach in 2013
Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014 The Chamber’s BEST (Business Entrepreneur Support Team) Committee addresses issues relevant to the professional, technical and small business communities by conducting seminars regarding workforce and training needs on

Attention entrepreneurs - don't miss this event!
Published: Sunday, April 6, 2014 Members of StartUp Jefferson City are working hard to get the word out about the upcoming Encouraging Entrepreneurship Event scheduled for April 26th at the Capital Event Center. The event will offer entrepreneurs an

Some steps to consider when starting a new business
Published: Monday, October 21, 2013 StartUp Jefferson City‘s “Pitch It & Win It” competition is days away and for some would-be entrepreneurs the next step will move them past the idea stage to reality. For someone who has never started

Lessons from a local entrepreneur
Published: Sunday, October 13, 2013 Before he graduated from Lincoln University with a degree in Marketing and Business Administration, Gary Wilbers knew he wanted to own his own business. Working throughout college, taking business courses, and participating

$5,000 is on the table for fall "Pitch It & Win It" event
Published: Saturday, July 6, 2013 Calling all entrepreneurs! Here’s a chance to pitch your business idea for a chance at winning seed capital funding to help start your own business venture. Do you have a business idea? Are you ready to move your

Small Business Academy offers educational opportunities
Published: Saturday, July 6, 2013 Small business owners and budding entrepreneurs are faced with many challenges when it comes to operating a business – managing finances, time, employees, and customer satisfaction to name a few. The list is virtually

It's in the pitch
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 Do you know someone with a business idea or possibly have one yourself? If so, is the idea just sitting on a “bucket list” waiting for the right opportunity to extract it? That was the case with a group of

StartUp Jefferson City inspires the entrepreneurial spirit
Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and flourishing in Jefferson City. The evidence was overwhelming, as 14 would-be entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas during the Pitch It & Win It event organized by StartUp

First-ever Pitch-A-Palooza is a success
Published: Friday, September 7, 2012 Budding entrepreneurs are ready to take the stage here in the Capital City – and that is exactly what took place during StartUp Jefferson City’s “Pitch-A-Palooza” event last month at the Capital Event Center. The event,

Pitch-a-Palooza event planned for Aug. 18
Published: Thursday, August 16, 2012 Have you ever dreamed of owning a small business, or possibly starting one from scratch? According to the Kauffmann Foundation, the percent of Americans starting businesses in 2010 and 2011 was the highest in 15 years. If

Taking the next step - Start Up Jefferson City
Published: Friday, June 15, 2012 You have a business idea. Maybe you even have a simple business plan. Now you want to take the next step. What do you do? How do you start the process of moving from concept to reality? Well, one solid way is to connect

TUESDAY TOPIC offers strategies to improve motivation & productivity in the workforce
Published: Friday, March 23, 2012 Employers – do you have more than 10 employees and no HR Department or more than 30 employees with an HR Department? Are you experiencing excessive employee turnover or have staff morale problems? Is your employee

"BEST" launches Main Street Motivations
Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Sometimes all it takes is a little motivation from Main Street to awaken the entrepreneurial spirit. Providing you with that motivation is the mission of BEST (Business Entrepreneur Support Team). Main Street Motivations

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