• It’s time for your
    Encore!

    Resources for creating, growing & leading your business.

  • Find the entrepreneur in
    You!

    What type of entrepreneur are you? Where to next?

  • Are you ready to
    Innovate?

    Visit one of our Innovation Centers to bring your ideas to life.

What topic interests you?

Choose from a variety of topics to help bring your business idea to the next level. Pick a topic below and we will provide resources, workshops and events that match your interests.

Upcoming Workshops

Sep
21

Encore Entrepreneurs: The Perfect Pitch

Present a dynamite one- to five-minute pitch and attract the “ask” that you want. Develop your value proposition and elevator pitch and learn the...

Sep
25

Encore Entrepreneurs: Concept2Business

In this workshop, learn how to generate and cultivate your business ideas and develop your business concept. Take the challenge and see if you are...

Oct
02

Encore Entrepreneurs: Business Plan

OK, so you have a business concept – now you need to create a business plan. Learn how to write an effective business plan and determine your...

 

Tools & Templates

Tools & Templates

Ohio Secretary of State

Updated: 4/25/2017

Concept 2 Business, Business Basics, Legal

Your business begins here. Everything from filing forms and fees to starting...

Tools & Templates

Bust A Name

Updated: 4/25/2017

Concept 2 Business, Business Basics, Marketing

BustAName is a tool to help find domain names. Watch the Video Tutorial to...

Tools & Templates

Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

Updated: 1/31/2017

Concept 2 Business, Business Basics, Finance

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find...

Tools & Templates

Income Statement Quarterly

Updated: 12/29/2016

Finance

Easy-to-use income statement template broken down by quarters. Access worksheet.

Tools & Templates

Startup Cost Budget Worksheet

Updated: 12/29/2016

Finance

Use this startup cost budget worksheet to estimate the amount of money needed...

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