TCC Spark Upcoming Workshops and Wakulla Business Boot Camp

Your entrepreneurial community is ready for you!

May 15, 2018

It’s all about the pitch!  Entrepreneurs and small business owners need to learn how to pitch their idea or business to family, friends, customers, bankers, and investors.  Each one of your pitches will vary according to whom your audience is.  As an entrepreneur or small business owner, you will always be its number one salesperson / spokesperson so developing your pitch is critical to the success of your business. 

This Entrepreneurs’ Forum will give you the outline needed for you to make an elevator pitch, or a business plan competition pitch.  The class will be taught by Rick Paul the TCC Spark Program Coordinator.  Rick has developed business plan competitions, created the judge’s rubric for scoring business plan competitions, been a business plan judge, and helped hundreds of students and community members refine their pitches.  Sign up today…tickets are only $5 and are only available at:


June 12, 2018

Startup / Small Business Mentoring.  Are you interested in learning about entrepreneurship or starting your own business? Are you searching for an idea? Do you have an idea you want to check out? Do you have a micro or small business that you need a little help with? Then TCC Spark’s Startup / Small Business Mentoring events are for you. This is a monthly outreach program design to help answer your business questions. Sign up today!  Tickets are $5 and are only available at:


June 19, 2018

Entrepreneurs’ Forum.  Come and listen to Landon Turner, Wakulla High School class of 2018 and Founder of Backwoods Mafia talk about his entrepreneurial journey into producing a clothing line and selling it online at  Sign up today!  Tickets are free and are available at:


June 26, 2018

Wakulla Entrepreneurs’ Boot Camp.  Entrepreneurs represent the foundation of the North American economy. You have the power to turn on or turn off the productivity of the product/service you plan on developing. You are the crucial interface between the economy, community, and the managers of your organization. You have the experience and skills that the employees need and the others tends to look for to open your own business. 

How You Will Benefit:

  • Learn what it is to be an Entrepreneur.
  • Identify your primary leadership style and techniques for maximizing that lifestyle.
  • Understand how to start your own business.
  • Explore ways to overcome financial barriers.
  • Identify ways to overcome your concerns in obtaining the equipment needed for your business.
  • Develop a pitch to secure investors. 

Sign up today!  Tickets are $25 (lunch is not included) and are only available at:


August 23, 2018

Introduction to Entrepreneurship.  Registration is now open for fall semester’s ENT0001 class (course code 184605).  This is a non-credit, hands-on, practical course designed for students and community members who want to explore a business idea, start a business for the first time, or plan to expand an existing business. The emphasis will be placed on the practical aspects of performing a competitor analysis, estimating an accurate sales forecast, creating a marketing plan, and determining your necessary (lean start-up or bootstrapping) expenses.  Students will gain the knowledge and proper format to write a complete business plan worthy of submission to an investor or bank.  This class meets once a week for 15 weeks at 6 pm at the Center for Innovation in downtown.  Register today as a TCC student at: and then add ENT0001 once you have registered.  Tuition is $225 plus the book. 


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