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TCC Spark August Workshops

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August 14, 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 can be purchased at:


August 15, 2018

Spark Workshop – Target Marketing

The new monthly Spark Workshop series are designed as practical short courses to educate or refresh your knowledge about critical small business topics.   The Target Marketing workshop will cover:  1) Who will buy your product or service? 2) At what price? 3) Via what promotional mix? 4) What’s my promotional budget?  5) At what place will they buy it?  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at:


August 21, 2018

Entrepreneurs’ Forum – Michele Madison and Farming the Future

TCC Spark’s newly redesigned Entrepreneur’s Forum is to give the entrepreneurial community:

  1. An overview of the entrepreneurial resources available in the Tallahassee area.
  2. To provide an opportunity to network with your peers.
  3. To showcase a local entrepreneur who is hard at work making their startup business successful.  The entrepreneur/s have this event and time to: vet their ideas, propose a new product or service, create or adjust their business models, tell their stories, practice their pitches, etc.


TIME                TOPIC

6:00                 Networking

6:30                 Presentation on Tallahassee area entrepreneurial resources available

6:45                 Michele Madison and Farming the Future presentation and demonstrations

7:15                 Q&A

7:30                 Networking

8:00                 Close


Tickets are free, please tell your friends and share the event to help promote and launch our Tallahassee entrepreneurs!  Please register at:


Open Now!

Young Entrepreneurs’ Scholarship Program

The Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce is offering four scholarships (two for fall semester and two for spring semester) for the Introduction to Entrepreneurship (ENT0001) class.  All applications will be considered regardless of age.  The class description follows.  Apply today – contact for an application. 


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.  This class meets once a week for 16 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.  Take the class as either a three hour credit, or as non-credit, your choice.


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