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JumpStart - Business Launch

Wed 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics

If you're registering for the entire series, go to and use the JumpStart Series page for a discount on your registration. Business Launch is a three-hour workshop with a panel of experts who will help you understand how to successfully launch a business. In the Business Launch workshop you will: • Learn the City of Philadelphia licensing, zoning, and inspection requirements • Understand the different types of legal entities and how to choose a legal structure for your business • Learn the basics of small business bookkeeping • Learn about insurance for small businesses This workshop is part of our JumpStart series, a low cost, flexible five-week workshop series that helps prospective business owners increase their chances for success and reduce the risks associated with starting a business. Register here and on the other workshop pages to pick and choose the workshops that most interest you, or register for the entire series for a discount at the JumpStart series page, which you can find at The JumpStart Series workshops: • Before You Start – January 30, 2019 - learn how to move from employee to business owner • Market Research – February 6, 2019 - teaches how to assess the feasibility of your business ideas • Financial Analysis – February 13, 2019 - provides financial basics critical to business success • The Business Plan – February 20, 2019 - helps business owners plan for growth and profitability • Business Launch – February 27, 2019 - understand the legal, financial, insurance, employment and tax requirements Limited financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact our office for a financial aid application. Course fees are non-refundable. Registration: 5:45 Class: 6:00 - 9:00

Financial Aid Form.doc (90 KB)
Financial Aid Application

Fee: $ 35.00

This fee holds your place in the class and is non-refundable. Limited financial assistance is available for those who qualify; complete a financial aid application before registering for a course.

Phone: 215-790-9232


Women's Business Enterprise Center (WBEC-East)
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1124 Philadelphia, PA, 19107