Whether you are a new business (in business 2 years or less), or are still in the planning phase, building a business takes the right tools—and a lot of hard work. SBDC StartSmart will equip you to be successful! SBDC StartSmart helps attendees to: •Evaluate & refine your business concept •Improve your knowledge of business concepts •Research markets and competition •Develop a financial forecast to improve chances of success •Develop a thorough, practical business plan •On-going consulting from SBDC professionals keeps you on track SBDC StartSmart was developed by the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center. This year’s multi-day program is tailored to being held virtually to facilitate virtual discussion, class engagement, & mastery of content. Participation in StartSmart will also allow access to online business planning software. The program is facilitated by specially trained SBDC consultants and a long-term relationship with the SBDC and follow-up consulting is available and encouraged. *Application Acceptance Required Apply today!