Kick Start Wayne County

Wayne County, NY – July 15, 2020 – The Wayne County Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is seeking entries for the second Annual Wayne County Startup Pitch Competition. The competition is open to all Wayne County residents who have a new business idea or are in the concept stage. The Winner will receive a $32,000 prize to kick-start their new business.

The registration form, executive summary of your business plan with attached financial statements, and application fee are due by 5:00 P.M. September 30, 2020. The application fee is $50.00. The materials can be hand-delivered, mailed, or submitted via email to:

Wayne Economic Development Corporation
Attn:  Katie Bronson
9 Pearl Street, 2nd Floor
Lyons, NY 14489
krbronson@co.wayne.ny.us

Links to Application Material:

Resources from Business Development Partners

SCORE Workshops via Zoom:
Class #1:  How To Start A Small Business
When: Aug 12, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Registration: https://score.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUsfuCppj0oH9WZM4t8BC1_NnmFu-J_N4_U

Class #2: Business Model canvas
When: Aug 19, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Registration: https://score.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqcu6uqj0sHNCUzc66e1NSWwZPGn8BEwzg

Class #3: Developing Your Business Plan
When: Aug 26, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Registration: https://score.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwscuGrrD0qGNJEC3SZjuzi1RgTrmu3jVd1

Class #4: Marketing
When: Sep 2, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Registration: https://score.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUscOutqzgjHNKWGs8Km0-0iswY5eKmP_uE

For SCORE mentoring go to https://greaterrochester.score.org/

SBDC

The New York Small Business Development Center (NYSBDC) provides small business owners and entrepreneurs in New York with one-to-one business counseling, training, and business research. All advisement is free and confidential. For more information go to http://www.nyssbdc.org/ and start by making an appointment with a Certified Business Advisor.

Macedon Public Library:

Empowering the Entrepreneur

Funding from Friends of Macedon Public Library, small business owners and entrepreneurs will now have access to Ebso’s Small Business Reference Center

Additional Features Include:

  • State-specific resources
  • Business basics
  • Start-up kit and business plans
  • Industry information by small business type
  • A unique, user-friendly interface

For more information on the Wayne County Startup Pitch Competition, contact Katie Bronson at 315-946-5920 or krbronson@co.wayne.ny.us.

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