ProMontreal Entrepreneurs and PME MTL present The ABC's of Starting a Business training series*. This 3-part workshop series will provide participants with a base line of information of things to consider and know when starting a business.This workshop will focus on how to write a business plan.
The training series will cover:
- The Business Plan: This workshop will focus on how to write a business plan.
- Financing: This workshop will provide participants with a baseline of information of things to consider and know about financing a business.
- Business Law: This workshop will provide participants with a base line of information of things to consider and know about business law.
Biography of presenters:
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 has spent most of her life working alongside start-ups in various verticals. 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 guidebooks on entrepreneurship education. Katherine first developed her passion for building businesses when she co-founded an entrepreneurial training event for girls called Glambiton. She was instrumental in the development of the first National Entrepreneurship Day for the province of Quebec.
Katherine has served on the Boards of numerous non-profit organizations and currently sits on PMEMTL Centre-Ouest and EPCA. She sits on the investment committees of PME MTL Centre and PME MTL Centre-Ouest. These entities are the decision making bodies with regards to business financing with the city of Montreal.
She currently is Manager of Entrepreneurship for ProMontreal Entrepreneurs (PME), an early stage VC fund and entrepreneurship program that invests in multiple verticals. The fund has a social business model and has been around for 18 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.
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