Peers & Pros

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Do you work better when you have people to bounce your ideas off of? SBDC Business Advisors will guide a small group of new business entrepreneurs through the necessary paperwork, how to price services and products, marketing, basic accounting, funding sources, how to pitch your business, and more!

  • Six-week, interactive course about the basics of starting a business
  • Group of 10-15 entrepreneurs in the startup phase
  • No cost

Register at the Maine SBDC

Week 1: Thursday 1/6 12-1:30PM Paperwork – Raynor Large

Week 2: Thursday 1/13 12-1:30PM Services and Products & Pricing – Peter Piconi

Week 3: Thursday 1/20 12-1:30PM Marketing – Alison Lane

Week 4: Thursday 1/27 12-1:30PM Recordkeeping – Ann McAlhany

Week 5: Thursday 2/3 12-1:30PM Funding – Ann McAlhany

Week 6: Thursday 2/10 12-1:30PM Presenting The Elevator Pitch – Peter Piconi

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact


Fee: No Cost