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Starting a Business

If you are at a very basic stage, such as thinking about a business, below are some basic questions to ask yourself:

  • What type of formation will the company be? (e.g. – DBA, LLC, corporation)
  • Who are the key resources? Provide background information or resume.
  • Describe your products or services in detail.
  • Have you benchmarked the competition? If so how do you compare in terms of quality, service and price?
  • What is your niche? In some cases there may be a lack of the products or services you plan to offer and you may not necessarily have a niche. If that is the case explain, why have you come to that conclusion?
  • How are you going to market and sell your products?
  • What is your greatest perceived risk?
  • What is your recovery plan or safeguard to address the risk?
  • Provide monthly projected expenses and sales by month over a period of three years.
  • How are you funded?

Contact Information:
International Innovation &
Entrepreneurship Center
Suite H3A
301 Mexico Blvd.
Brownsville, Texas 78520
Phone: 956-882-4119
Fax: 956-882-4122

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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