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SBA Celebrates National Women's Small Business Month in October and offers Webinar Wednesdays Entrepreneurship Series

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Whether you're a maker or creator, involved in tech, or pursuing your passion delivering a product or service, SBA can help entrepreneurs start and grow. In celebration of Women's Small Business Month, we welcome everyone to join our Webinar Wednesdays Entrepreneurship Series. We'll start by discussing home-based businesses and then expand to generating a business plan and becoming credit-ready. Each workshop allocates time for a live Q&A and the programs are not recorded.

How to start a business

Starting a Home-Based Business

Are you ready to jumpstart your entrepreneurial dream? Most entrepreneurs start with a home-based business that creates, delivers, or improves on a product or service. In this one-hour introductory and interactive course, join the U.S. Small Business Administration to discuss:

  • Generating the idea
  • Applying the rules
  • Creating the plan
  • Evaluating the financing
  • Accessing mentoring and training resources

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

Registration Link: Home-Based Business Webinar 

10 Steps to Start Your Business

Business Smart Toolkit: Ready, Set & Go!

This program is designed for helping new and aspiring entrepreneurs launch a business idea and to understand the steps to building a business that is credit-ready. In this two-module interactive course, join the U.S. Small Business Administration to discuss:

Part 1: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET

  • Basics of business startup 
    • Pitfalls to avoid
    • Talents that drive entrepreneurship
    • 10 Steps to start a business
  • How and Where to find additional small business support and educational resources

Part 2: Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET

  • Credit-ready essentials
  • Financing options
  • Loan requirements

Registration Link For Part 1 and/or Part 2: Business Smart Toolkit Webinar

Participants are welcome to register for one or all of these no-cost Entrepreneurship Programs!  For more information, contact Sonia Smith, SBA Public Information Officer, at

SBA’s participation is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any participants, person or entity.