What is VetBiz Activate?
Whether you have an idea for a small business or just recently began and need to establish your foundation, this program will move your forward. This class will provide formal instruction by industry leaders, guest speakers, and individual coaching.
Topics will include:
-Cultivating a business mindset
-Financial management for a small business
-Understanding your target customer
-Understanding the types of organizations
-The formal business planning process
- How planning can mitigate risk and maximize potential
-Identifying the difference between a sustainable business and an idea
-Recognizing resources and best practices to create your BAIL-IT team
-Cash flow management principles
-An actionable plan to move forward with a sound mind and resources to support you along the way
-Prerequisites: Complete VetBiz Activate application and Edward Lowe Business Idea Quiz.
-Applications are closed for the Summer/Fall 2022 Cohort. Join the waiting list for Spring 2023!
-Weekly virtual classes will be held via zoom from 6-8pm on every Thursday.
Applications for Current Cohort Are Closed! Join the wait list for the Spring Cohort!
1. Complete Edward-Lowe: The Business Idea Quiz
To the best of your abilities complete the “quiz” below for your business. For assistance with completing this form watch this video.
You must complete the quiz in one sitting so please set aside time to finish. We recommend downloading the PDF versions of the quiz here to review the questions before you submit your application.
Edward-Lowe: The Business Idea Quiz Video Walkthrough
Senior business consultant Damon Chaffin explains how to completing your Edward Lowe Business Idea Quiz.
2. Complete VetBiz Activate Program Application
Complete the form below and click submit.
You must complete the application in one sitting so please set aside time to finish. We recommend downloading the PDF versions of the application here to review the questions before you submit your application.