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Recorded ZOOM Webinar [requires free registration]
Session 2: Business Concept focuses on your business concept and step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition. At the end of the Business Concept workshop, you are able to: identify your target markets, describe your products and services, and collect key competitive information to support your business plan.
Our speakers are Bob Fedor and Richard Brooks, both senior SCORE mentors in the Cleveland office. Bob Fedor is Chair of our Outreach/Fundraising Committee. He is fully experienced in operations, finance, marketing, sales, and research and development. Has served as a consultant to start up, emerging and established technology companies with emphasis on strategy and executive coaching. He has extensive experience in global electronics, advanced materials and environmental industries and in mergers and aquisitions. Fedor has ten years experience in managing nonprofit organization with emphasis on outreach and fund raising. Richard Brooks is Co-Chair of our Recruiting and Onboarding Committee. The majority of his business experience has been in lodging, corporate housing, meeting planning and some information technology. He opened or was on the acquisition team of over 20 hotels and corporate housing locations, meaning that he started about 20 businesses. This extensive experience has provided the necessary background for all phases of business, from starting a business with just an idea to working with existing businesses in order to improve them.
- Business Plans/Startup Assistance
- In Business
- Black Entrepreneurs
- Encore (50+) Entrepreneurs
- Hispanic Entrepreneurs
- Veteran Entrepreneurs
- Women Entrepreneurs
- Young Entrepreneurs
- Accommodation & Food Services
- Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation
- Educational Services
- Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
- Retail Trade
- Wholesale Trade