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TSBDC at ETSU to offer workshops for entrepreneurs in June

Contributed • Jun 4, 2018 at 11:51 AM

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at East Tennessee State University will offer four workshops for entrepreneurs in June at the ETSU Innovation Laboratory, 2109 W. Market St.

Business Technology and Fraud Solutions will cover online banking, check fraud and the recovery process for businesses, as well as how to minimize risk and protect business assets.

Speakers Amelia Nesseth, manager and assistant vice president for First Citizens Bank, and Jamie Thomas, area business manager for Thermocopy, will also discuss fraud prevention and security of confidential information. The workshop will be held Friday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, June 13, the TSBDC will host Export Boot Camp from 9 a.m. to noon.

The workshop will provide the nuts and bolts of becoming a successful exporter by covering topics such as how to identify markets for your products and services, finance your export transactions and mitigate economic, political and financial risks. Registration is required. Limited seats are available.

New and Improved LinkedIn training with marketing consultant Cindy Hagemann will be held Tuesday, June 19, from 1-2:30 p.m.

Simply Data Centers will present an Introduction to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies by John Cannon, author of “BTC-101 An Introduction to Bitcoin,” on Monday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. The workshop will cover Bitcoin mining, business opportunities and the future of this new technology.

To register for a workshop, or for more information, contact Mark Bays of the TSBDC at 423-439-8505 or [email protected]

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