April 24, 2019 - The City of Fort Wayne’s Summit City Entrepreneur and Enterprise District (SEED) is investing in new business start-ups by offering ten sessions of an eight-week business planning class for anyone considering starting a business.
Mayor Tom Henry will visit one of the classes this evening at the Penta Minority Entrepreneurship Center, 2513 South Calhoun. The Mayor will congratulate participants for exploring the idea of starting a business and will also accept a donation to the program from Indiana Michigan Power.
The program, called Build Institute Fort Wayne Business Planning Education, is designed to cover the basics of starting a business, including establishing an entity, financial literacy, market research, cash flow, loan types, cost-benefit analyses and more. Participants will meet for three hours once per week for eight weeks for a total of 24 hours of education. In order to make the program accessible to everyone, free childcare and meals are available during the classes.