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So you're thinking about starting a business...

This is so exciting! Entrepreneurship is all the things: fun, creative and challenging.

It's empowering to build something that is yours--that lets you share your passion, skills and knowledge with the world.

To get your journey started the right way, we have lots of resources and opportunities to share with you. It's all organized by the kind of help you want--scroll on and click on the items that appeal to you to get all the details.

Get education, coaching, community and other resources to help you start your business

I'd like to learn how to get started

If you want to learn the steps to setting up your business, we have some great programs. You'll get everything you need to get started (including help deciding whether your business idea is a good one).

Side Hustle without the Hustle

In this free workshop, offered in person and online, you'll learn how to add a side business to your busy life and set it up for success in just 7 days. You'll get a helpful workbook and can ask as many questions as you'd like. We'll brainstorm ways to bring your idea to life ASAP. 

From Daydream to Launch Digital Course

This 6-week online course provides a proven roadmap to explore your idea and officially start your business. It includes weekly Q&A office hours, downloadable workbook, a private Facebook group and more. We even send you a personalized CEO nameplate when you officially register your business.

 

You will get access to the course for an entire year. Enrollment opens 4 times a year and you can join the waiting list in between times.

How to Start a Business in Every State

This page has links to instructions from every US state to help you officially register your business.

Browse our upcoming events to help you start your business

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I'd like to talk to someone one-on-one.

We'd love to connect with you! We offer free one-to-one coaching by phone, Zoom or in person. Just fill out this contact form and we'll set up a meeting to discuss your business idea.

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I'd like to meet other entrepreneurs

We'd love to introduce you to other women entrepreneurs who will inspire you to chase your own entrepreneurial dreams.

From Daydream to Launch Digital Course

This 6-week online course provides a proven roadmap to explore your idea and officially start your business. It includes valuable bonuses, including a downloadable workbook and weekly Q&A office hours and you will get access to the course for an entire year.

Elevator Pitch Plus Downloadable Handout

An Elevator Pitch Plus is a simple way to talk about your business that includes not only what you do, it also explains who your customers are, what problem you're solving for them and what benefits they receive from your business. Download this handout to get the simple format so you can perfect your Elevator Pitch Plus.

One-Page Business Plan Downloadable Handout

You may have heard that a business plan has to be several pages long with detailed spreadsheets. That is certainly true if you are trying to get funding, but when you're just starting out, all you need is one simple page. Our One-Page Business Plan handout covers the basics that summarize your business plans and goals.

Woman to Woman: Advice from Female Entrepreneurs

If you'd like to be inspired by words of wisdom from Aviatra alumni, this pdf will be perfect.

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What other resources are available?

In addition to our own resources that you will find below, we are lucky to live in a region where entrepreneurs are supported by many helpful organizations. We've included several of these partners and resources below.

Elevator Pitch Plus Downloadable Handout

An Elevator Pitch Plus is a simple way to talk about your business that includes not only what you do, it also explains who your customers are, what problem you're solving for them and what benefits they receive from your business. Download this handout to get the simple format so you can perfect your Elevator Pitch Plus.

One-Page Business Plan Downloadable Handout

You may have heard that a business plan has to be several pages long with detailed spreadsheets. That is certainly true if you are trying to get funding, but when you're just starting out, all you need is one simple page. Our One-Page Business Plan handout covers the basics that summarize your business plans and goals.

Woman to Woman: Advice from Female Entrepreneurs

If you'd like to be inspired by words of wisdom from Aviatra alumni, this pdf will be perfect.

Front Doors to Entrepreneurship

There are three places to start, depending on where you live or want your business to be located:

Business Coaching

It's very helpful to talk to small business experts when you're thinking about starting a business. Here are some great organizations that provide free help:

  • SCORE: When you apply for a SCORE mentor, you'll be matched with a retired business expert who can help you figure out your next steps. They serve Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, as well as the Dayton area.

  • SBDC: When you get started, Small Business Development Center mentors can give you expert assistance, especially with budgets and forecasting.

  • Women's Business Center: The leaders at the WBC can answer your questions and connect you with valuable resources.

Alumni Advice: Fighting Fear

“Don’t let fear stop you. Action is the antidote to fear. Taking the first step builds confidence, so take that step toward your goal and then just keep walking.”
-Susan Paul, SyneRxgy Consulting

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Events to help you start your business

You're invited to any and all of these events and programs, all designed to help you start your business and pursue your entrepreneurial dreams.

 

Browse below and click on the buttons to register. See you there!

Side Hustle without the Hustle free in-person workshop

Side Hustle without the Hustle free in-person workshop

Date:

February 28, 2024

Time:

6:00-7:30 pm

Location:

Covington, KY

Description:

In this free workshop, you'll learn how to set up your side business in just 7 days. The included workbook walks you through the steps to start earning money with your own business by being focused and scrappy.

Price:

Free

Side Hustle without the Hustle free in-person workshop

Side Hustle without the Hustle free in-person workshop

Date:

March 18, 2024

Time:

6:00-7:30 pm

Location:

Independence, KY

Description:

In this free workshop, you'll learn how to set up your side business in just 7 days. The included workbook walks you through the steps to start earning money with your own business by being focused and scrappy.

Price:

Free

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