Events

Home-Based for the Holidays: Lunch & Learn Wrap-Up Event

We are excited to announce the finale in the Home-based business lunch and learn series! This event will feature keynote speaker Marilen Crump of ARTINSPIRED, as well as networking and Q&A.

Bring a bag lunch and enjoy FREE drinks and dessert, provided by the host.

Seating is limited. RSVP to econdev@yorkcounty.gov or (757) 890-3317

Noon-1pm.

Victory YMCA

101 Long Green Blvd., Yorktown

Pitch Perfect @ Piggly Wiggly

Are you planning to pitch your business idea at Start Peninsula?

If so, then you won’t want to miss this Pitch Perfect Training Session leading up to the big event!

You will learn:

• How to pare down your pitch to the 90 seconds allowed during the first round of Start Peninsula

• How to perfect your pitch to include the necessary elements within the allowed time frame

• How to deliver and articulate your pitch with ease

Pitch Perfect Workshops are FREE to those Pitching an idea at Start Peninsula or $10 for each workshop. A promotion/discount code will be given to those that attend Pitch Perfect and then later decide to pitch at Start Peninsula. Contact start@startpeninsula.com for more information.

RSVP and buy your ticket at http://bit.ly/sep19perfect

Find the complete Pitch Perfect schedule at www.startpeninsula.com/pitch-perfect

Pivot Point: Recognizing when Change is needed

We are excited to announce the next event in the Home-based business lunch and learn series! This event will feature keynote speaker Bill Dittmar of Executive Fusion, as well as networking and Q&A.

Bring a bag lunch and enjoy FREE drinks and dessert, provided by the host.

Seating is limited. RSVP to econdev@yorkcounty.gov or (757) 890-3317

Noon-1pm.

Piggly Wiggly Community Room

3101 Jefferson Ave., Newport News

 

Keep an eye out for more events in the Home-based business lunch and learn series, which will take place the 2nd Wednesday of each month!

Startup Survival Series : Forming a Legal Entity

Join us on August 15th, 6-8 PM at the Denbigh Community Center for our next Startup Survival Series event, Forming a Legal Entity! This event is presented by John Paris, Corporate and Securities Partner at Williams Mullen.

This will be a great learning experience for anybody who is thinking about starting a business, as well as owners of recently created small business. And, even for experienced business owners, this event is a great refresher! You will have to make important legal and financial decisions regarding your business–make sure you’re informed.

Topics include:

Learn why your best course might be to form an LLC, S Corp or a C Corp.
Best practices for early stage growth companies.
How is equity divided and vested?
How do I find the cash to finance my business model?

Only $10 to attend (pizza and beverages will be provided).

Buy your ticket at bit.ly/SSSLegal

Startup Survival Series Entrepreneur Meetup @ St George Brewing Company

Networks and personal relationships are essential for entrepreneurs. Join us at our monthly social as we explore different craft breweries around the peninsula. This month we’ll be at St George Brewing Company, conveniently located in the Hampton area (204 Challenger Way).

Enjoy a beer or soft drink, and make sure to grab a bite to eat from the food truck. This is a way to strengthen our community and give back to local entrepreneurs all at the same time.

Come as you are, bring a friend and leave happy. We can’t wait to see you there!

RSVP at http://bit.ly/SSSStGeorgeBrewingCo

Hosted by Start Peninsula.

Also, remember to save the date for the main Start Peninsula event in Hampton, VA. Nov 1-3, 2019