Southeast Community College is celebrating National
Entrepreneurship Week, Feb. 17-21, with one event open to the
The SCC Entrepreneurship Center Showcase will take place from
4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Center, 285 S.
68th St. Place, Lincoln. The event will provide
opportunities for the public to discover multiple resource
providers and programs designed to support business growth and
economic development. Each of the SCC Start-up Community members in
the building will present their services and products. Special
recognition will be given to Start-up Community alumni, as well as
the 40th anniversary of SCC.
"The Entrepreneurship Center at Southeast Community College is
proud to be a part of Lincoln's vibrant start-up scene," said Steve
Bors, director of the center. "We would like to invite anyone in
southeast Nebraska who has dreams of starting their own company to
attend this event. This event will feature many organizations that
assist start-up companies and many individuals who have recently
launched their own companies."
Current businesses in SCC's Start-up Community are Aldo, LLC;
Argyle Octopus Press, Inc.; Behavioral Health Resources, LLC;
FOTObrations Fotobooth; LincTrack, Inc.; JRicH Clothing &
Design; Madathil Law; Civic Law Firm; Job Well Done Concierge; and
Signa Medical Writing, LLC.
Virtual Start-up Community businesses the center staff assists
are Bliss Massage, Empowering Lives NOW! and Volo Disc Sports.
Tenants on the fifth floor of the Entrepreneurship Center also
are invited to attend the Feb. 19 event. They are Community
Development Resources, SCORE, GROW Nebraska, Junior Achievement,
and Main Street Nebraska.
In conjunction with the Showcase, a business development class
titled "What's Involved in Starting a Small Business?" will be
taught from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 17-19 in the auditorium at SCC's
Continuing Education Center, 301 S. 68th St. Place,
Lincoln. Cost is $45 per person.
Topics include advantages and disadvantages of business
ownership; the need for a detailed business plan; the purpose and
importance of market research; general recordkeeping requirements;
an overview of legal structures for small business; general types
of financing, including what a lender will want to know; and
business insurance considerations. The workshop is being offered in
cooperation with the Small Business Administration and the Lincoln
Chapter of Service Corps of Retired Executives.
For more information about the Showcase or the workshop, persons
are asked to contact the SCC Entrepreneurship Center at