Startup Primer

The Duman Startup Primer is JVS Chicago’s 3-session module for idea-stage entrepreneurs at the concept stage of their business development. The Duman Primer helps aspiring entrepreneurs articulate their business concept by introducing business planning tools and providing resources to new entrepreneurs. Participants will learn to build a business plan, explore an opportunity, and better understand the critical steps to launch a successful business.

Primer participants will leave the program with a business plan template, tools and resources, a network of peer entrepreneurs, a step-by-step approach, and confidence to take their project to the next level.

Participants should be prepared to work with peer entrepreneurs and build on their business plan.

Benefits & Takeaways:

  • A business template to help build your plan
  • Project Canvas activity-based exercise to test and validate your concept
  • Small business coaching
  • Community entrepreneurship resources
  • Networking and relationship building