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The Women’s Business Center of Richmond, in partnership with our sponsor, the Community Foundation is excited to present our 2024 Business Start Bootcamp, an essential program tailored for aspiring entrepreneurs like you!

Our transformative bootcamp is designed to empower you to turn your innovative ideas into actionable, pitch-ready plans. This comprehensive program covers over six focused sessions; key aspects such as market analysis, operational structures, strategic marketing, branding, and financial planning. With expert guidance, you'll gain the essential knowledge and tools to
establish a solid foundation for your business's successful launch and its evolution.

Whether you're taking your first steps into entrepreneurship or seeking to refine your strategy, our bootcamp offers invaluable insights and practical guidance to help you kickstart your entrepreneurial journey and turn your ideas into reality!

During the program we cover:

  • Visionary Mindset & Mission
  • Market Research
  • Legal Structure & Operation
  • Brand Identity
  • Financial Planning
  • Business Pitch

As part of the bootcamp experience, participants have the option to purchase our Business Start Bootcamp Digital Workbook. This valuable resource includes business plan templates, business concept worksheets, and financial statement templates to support your journey.

This program is best for:

  • New entrepreneurs and business owners embarking on their first business plan
  • Individuals who need help organizing and articulating their business ideas

Over 65 entrepreneurs completed the program. Sign up now to join the next cohort and take the next steps toward achieving your entrepreneurial goals!

Business Start Bootcamp is offered quarterly.

Questions? Please contact the Women’s Business Center of Richmond at

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