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A free seminar on starting a new business will be presented this month by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Tennessee Tech University.

"How to Start a Business" will be presented from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Vocational Rehabilitation Building in Cookeville located at 955 E. 20th St.

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 required and can be done by visiting the website at 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.