CO.STARTERS (a 10-week business development course from Create Birmingham which we’re proud to partner on) is a platform to help communities grow local business. Participants enter into a facilitator-led, collaborative process with a small and supportive group of like-minded peers. Working together, participants identify their assumptions about why and how their businesses will work, and then talk to customers in order to validate their ideas. This approach enables entrepreneurs to rapidly uncover flaws in their concepts and find viable models more quickly. Participants leave the program with a deeper understanding of how to create a sustainable business, articulate their models, and repeat the process with the next great idea.
Next class starts Monday, April 3 at 6 PM in SocialVenture. Sign up here: CO.STARTERS Application Form.
Contact our Director of Business Growth, Deon Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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Woodlawn Street Market vendor SoulSistah3.0 growing, diversifying and making a difference in her community
SoulSistah3.0 participated as a first-time vendor at the October 2020 Woodlawn Street Market—and she’ll be back on 55th Place for the April 2021 market!
Listening and learning at each market, our Woodlawn Street Market team has seen what makes a great impression and racks up sales.