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Lake County, FL Office of Elevate Lake

SBDC to offer ‘Start up Basics’ seminar for entrepreneurs

Release Date: October 21, 2013

LEESBURG – The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UCF-Lake County, funded by Lake County and residing in Lake County’s Business Opportunity Centers, will offer an opportunity for entrepreneurs to learn how to start a business at a free seminar entitled, “Start-Up Basics.” The free seminar is being offered on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lake-Sumter State College’s North Lake Campus, 9909 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg.

Stan Austin, Area Manager and Certified Business Analyst, will help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business; discuss business plans and the importance of preparing one; and explores the legal entities – sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation and Limited Liability Corporation. The seminar will also help determine the local, state or federal licensing requirements needed to operate.

Registration is recommended, as the course is popular and space is limited. For more information, visit

The SBDC at UCF-Lake County provides existing and prospective entrepreneurs with high-quality business management counseling, entrepreneurial training and information access and transfer, enabling them to maximize their businesses' growth, competitiveness and profitability within their trading area.

For more information about upcoming SBDC seminars and workshops, contact Theresa Davis at 352-315-1846 or, or visit

For information on starting, relocating or expanding a business in Lake County, call Lake County’s Economic Development and Tourism Department at 352-742-3918 or visit

Lake County media contact:
Kelly LaFollette
Communications Director
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445

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