Programs and Classes for Entrepreneurs

The Center for Business Development offers several programs and classes for entrepreneurs, ranging from classroom training to monthly programs to one-on-one consulting.

Startup Stillwater Accelerator

Ready to get started on your new business or business plan? The Startup Stillwater Accelerator is a multi-session class for entrepreneurs designed to meet weekly and work together as a cohort on your business plan.

Upcoming Dates

Our Cohort started March 2021, with classes via ZOOM.

Click here to learn more about our next cohort!

Class 1: Business Definition

Class 2: Market Research

Class 3: Sales and Marketing

Class 4: Legal, business structure and formation, taxes

Class 5: Financials – pulling together the numbers

Class 6: Pulling Business Plan Together

Startup Stillwater Accelerator is a joint program through Meridian Technology Center, OSU Riata Center Downtown, and the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce. Contact Diane at the Center for Business Development at 405.377.2220 or to sign up for the Accelerator and get your business started.

Starting Your Business (7 Steps to Launch a Company with Confidence and Pitfalls to Avoid)

In this free two-hour class for entrepreneurs, we cover the basic questions you need to answer when deciding to open a business, paying particular attention to market research and financials, two major areas that cause trouble for all new businesses.

Upcoming Dates
Saturday, June 5, 10 am-12 pm in conjunction with the Stillwater Public Library. The class will be via Zoom.

Click here to be directed to the Stillwater Public Library sign-up form!

Business Consulting

Want to talk through an idea with an experienced consultant? We have expertise in marketing, product planning, international business and writing business plans. The initial consultation is available at no cost.

Links to Additional Resources

Grow with Google Startup

How to write a business plan in under an hour from Bplans (