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How to Start Your Startup (a LegUP Event) coming to Cleary Feb. 24

What’s holding you back from launching your business? How do you know people are ready to pay for your products or services? Do you have what you need to start a start-up?

Learn from local experts at How to Start Your Startup, an intensive LegUP Livingston workshop designed to help people turn their ideas into businesses. You will learn how to test your ideas, build your business model, and identify the best strategy for success. The workshop is FREE the information is priceless!

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a start-up founder, or a small business owner exploring new ideas, you need to attend “How to Start Your Startup,” which runs 8-10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at The Johnson Center at Cleary University, 3725 Cleary Drive in Howell.

Experts on hand at the event will include:
♦ Darren Johnston, executive business coach at Continuous Improvement Coaching
♦ Dr. Marlo Rencher, executive director at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Cleary University
♦ Grace Farley, MBA/JD, instructor and director at Cleary University
♦ Charlie Penner, regional director of the Michigan Small Business Development Center
♦ Todd Van Appledorn, Microloan officer at Great Lakes Women’s Business Council
♦ Nancy Dubay, president of CEI Medical Communications and founder of Kiyo, LLC

RSVP to For more information about this and other LegUP Livingston events, go to or contact Dr. Marlo Rencher at 517.295.4008.

The Livingston Entrepreneurial Group United for Prosperity (LegUP Livingston) provides intensive, hands-on mentoring from experienced professionals who can help new businesses thrive. We connect entrepreneurs with the local resources and events needed to start, grow, and sustain their businesses. LegUP is a program presented by Cleary University, the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce, the Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce, the Michigan Small Business Development Center, SCORE, the Brighton District Library, the Cromaine Library, and the Howell Carnegie District Library.

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