TTU hosts small business startup seminar Sept. 9

If you are thinking of starting your own business, there is a lot you need to know. A free seminar by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Tennessee Tech University can point you in the right direction.

"How to Start a Business" is the title of the seminar being presented from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Overton County Chamber of Commerce in Livingston. The event is co-sponsored by the Overton County Chamber of Commerce.

Led by Vicki Henley, director of the TTU Small Business Development Center, the seminar will address topics of interest to potential entrepreneurs and new small business owners.

Those topics include business startup basics, business structures, challenges for startups, business planning, cash needs, financing options, and more.

Although admission is free, registration is encouraged and can be done by visiting the website or by calling the TSBDC's office at TTU at (931) 372-3706.

The TSBDC is a community outreach initiative of TTU's College of Business, and it is among a network that operates statewide to assist the small business sector by providing free counseling to potential entrepreneurs and small business owners.