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Business Startup Speaker Series: Business Startup Administrative Basics

January 31, 2023 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am

Business Startup Speaker Series. Step one: Business startup administrative basics. Presented by Iowa City Area Development and NewBoCo

Session Learning Objectives

Once you know with certainty that you are going to start a business there are some administrative things that need to be done to get registered, licensed, and “officially” established. This business startup module will discuss business names; business formation (sole proprietorship, LLC; C-Corp, S-Corp, non-profit), state and local requirements (EIN, licensing), opening a bank account, customer discovery, other startup resources and considerations.


Featured Speaker

Julie Lammers
Julie Lammers, President, Lambo Business Services

Julie Lammers is a champion of the entrepreneurs of today and tomorrow. She provides coaching and mentoring services to entrepreneurs and economic development centers, including the Iowa SBDC, Marion Chamber of Commerce, and the Goldman Sachs10KSB program. She is President of Lambro Properties, a commercial investment company and Lambro Business Services, a business consulting company. Julie sold her privately owned group of stores (Coffeesmiths) to a top Midwest franchisor, Scooters Coffee in 2016. Her areas of expertise are in retail: food and consumer products, process development, business plans, business pitches, and employee engagement. Julie also enjoys her role as an Adjunct Instructor at Kirkwood Community College, teaching our next generation about business concepts and entrepreneurship.


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Upcoming Sessions

  • Legal considerations (basics) when starting and growing a business
    Wednesday, February 22 11:30 – 1:00 Iowa City, MERGE
    Tuesday, February 28 8:30 – 10:00 Cedar Rapids, Vault
  • Financial considerations and reports for starting and growing a business
    Wednesday, March 22 11:30 – 1:00 Iowa City, MERGE
    Tuesday, February 28 8:30 – 10:00 Cedar Rapids, Vault
  • Branding and Marketing to start and grow and business
    Wednesday, April 18 11:30 – 1:00 Iowa City, MERGE
    Tuesday, April 26 8:30 – 10:00 Cedar Rapids, Vault

The Business Startup Speaker Series — presented by the Iowa City Area Development Group and NewBoCo — leads current and aspiring entrepreneurs + small business owners through a Step-By-Step guide of all the things you need to know when starting and growing your business. From Administrative Basics to Branding, we’ll cover it all.

Join us in Iowa City on Wednesday, January 25th or in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, January 31st for our first session on Business Startup Administrative Basics.

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Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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