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Jul 14

Entrepreneurs Invited to Success Builder Session

Posted on July 14, 2017 at 8:22 AM by Communications Department

Course prepares business owners for Shark Tank style competition

The annual START Peninsula event takes place this fall and is an entrepreneurial competition offering awards and other benefits to participants.START Peninsula_sc To help entrepreneurs prepare for START Peninsula, a Success Builder session is being held on Monday, July 17, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center, 570 McLawhorne Drive in Newport News.

Whether you have been in business for a while or just starting out, a Success Builder session provides detailed step-by-step information on how to pitch successfully to potential investors. The two hour course is designed to help participants gain a better understanding of powerful communication strategies, how to effectively engage your audience, and what tools to use to keep them engaged.

Now in its 6th year, the START Peninsula 2017 event is a three day Shark Tank style of business competition that takes place at the Williamsburg Stryker Center November 3 – 5. For more information about START Peninsula, please visit START Peninsula.