Get together with Women of Color entrepreneurs to learn about, work on, and prepare for starting your new venture. A combination of online instruction, group discussion, and independent work on your venture, along with mentoring from experienced executives, is used to help you recognize and pursue new opportunities. Enjoy the support of an organization focused on building black and minority-owned business with the guidance of experienced mentors as you gather information to analyze the feasibility of a startup and get your operation off the ground. This program is facilitated by BBIF Florida. The group will meet at the Jacksonville: 840 N. University Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32211, Thursdays at 5:30 PM beginning on March 23, 2020. Advance enrollment is encouraged and scholarships are available. Get more information and scholarship eligibility by emailing Caleena Shirley at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lamont Jackson at email@example.com. Key Benefits of Joining Group and Completing Course: • Transition from idea to action • Engage with market/customers • Generate a business model • Determine resource needs • Identify potential partners • Build an organization and team • Establish financial projections • Understand funding options and sources • Prepare an investor pitch • Receive feedback from experienced business consultants and executives.