Your Business Idea Could Be Worth $5,000

You have an idea. We have the resources to make it a reality. Sign up for updates and we’ll let you know about a FREE workshop series. Attend these workshops, present your idea, and you’ll be eligible to win $5,000 in resources for your business or business idea!

Free Workshop Series

These sessions will be from 6-7:30 pm at Ivy Tech’s New Castle Campus in Room #111. Think of this as an MBA crash-course for entrepreneurs.
Your Ah-Ha Moment (Feb. 26)- What’s your product or service and what’s the opportunity you want to seize.
How Are You Going To Get There? (Mar. 4)- Learn how to create a simple business plan and business model.
Customers Are A Must (Mar. 18)- Create a target market and customer profile and explore marketing.
Numbers, Numbers, Numbers (April 8)- Discover how to develop financial projections and discuss financing.
Put Some Action To It (April 22)- Explore aspects of operations including location and technology.
The People That Make It Possible (May 6)- Find the best ways to use your personal skills and when it’s time to bring on help.

Present Your Idea

On May 20, you’ll present your idea to a panel of judges. (Presenters need to have attended at least five workshops to be eligible.) If you are chosen as a winning entrepreneur, you may receive up to $5,000 in services for your product or business idea.

Henry County Creates is an initiative of New Castle Main Street, Knightstown Main Street, New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation, and East Central Indiana SBDC with funding support from the Henry County Community Foundation.