The ABC`s of Starting a Business: Financing

ProMontreal Entrepreneurs and PME MTL present The ABC`s of Starting a Business training series*. This 4-part workshop series will provide participants with a base line of information of things to consider and know when starting a business.

Topics covered are:

  • The Business Plan
  • Financing
  • Social Economy
  • Business Law

This workshop will provide participants with a baseline of information of things to consider and know about financing a business.

Biography of presenters:

Sandrine Cohen
As a Senior Consultant at PME Montreal Centre Ouest, Sandrine Cohen offers support to start up and existing local businesses when it comes to making decisions, developing a business plan and seeking financing. Sandrine holds a master's degree in business land public law and has over 15 years of experience in economic development in Greater Montreal. As a strategic manager for 10 years in a Montreal Development Local Center (CLD), she coached and advised for- profit and social economy entrepreneurs. She also be involved in developing and managing many structuring projects with a social economic impact as the revitalization of commercial streets and the development of co-working spaces.

Katherine Korakakis
Katherine is passionate about youth development through entrepreneurship education. For 10 years, she was responsible for the development of entrepreneurial initiatives and projects under the hospices of the Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, a Youth Secretariat program of the government of Quebec. She has authored and co-authored many books on entrepreneurship education. She was instrumental in the development of the first National Entrepreneurship Day and was also the first country coordinator for Global Entrepreneurship Week Canada, a mandate she kept for 3 yrs. She currently is the Program Manager of Entrepreneurship for ProMontreal Entrepreneurs (PME), a VC fund that has been around for 16 yrs.

* While it is not required, we highly recommend you attended and register for the entire series, in order to get a complete picture of what there is to know when starting a business. Workshops will be held in English, with questions & answers in English and French.

Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Category: ProMontreal Entrepreneurs
Cost: Free
Address: Côte-Saint-Luc City Hall, 5801 Cavendish Blvd, Côte Saint-Luc, QC, Ca, H4W 3C3
Location: PME Partner Location
Contact: Katherine Korakakis Katherine.Korakakis@ometz.ca
Phone: 514-345-6419
Fax: 514 342 2371
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