Pasco Enterprise Network lets you add our business experts to your team –for free!

Starting a new business or trying to expand your business is challenging. Uncertainty in the decision making process can stall the growth of any business. Wouldn’t it be easier if you had the proper tools to become more confident in your ability to monitor the health of your business or better understand your customers?

Pasco County is making it easy for local business owners and entrepreneurs.  The Pasco Enterprise Network (PEN) was developed; to help small business owners, like you, build the confidence to strengthen and grow their businesses.

PEN offers a variety of ways for you to engage with successful business people and resources.  No matter what challenges you may be facing, we can connect you to the help needed. PEN is a partnership of agencies and business leaders committed to ensuring the success of small businesses in Pasco County. PEN provides business consulting, individual counseling, education in the form of topical workshops and classes, and technical assistance in a variety of areas and subjects.

Learn more about the ways PEN members can help with your success. 

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Upcoming Events...

July 7, 2022
What You Need to Know to Start a Business - SBDC

Date & Time:  Thursday,  July 7, 2022
                              (10:00 am – 11:00 am)
Location: Online 
Registration: No Cost 

You've got the idea. Now you need to know how to get on your way. From how to determine feasibility and legal structures to the types of licenses you'll need, this class covers all the essentials that will help you get started.

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July 12, 2022
Marketing your Business to the Federal Government - TBWBC

Date & Time:  Tuesday,  July 12, 2022
                             (11:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Location: Online 
Registration: No Cost 

• Which website is used by contracting entities to source contractors• Which NAICS codes and how many should you use• What is a good “Capability Statement”• What is most important to a Contracting Officer and Selecting Official• How to improve your website

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July 12, 2022
Entrepreneur Roundtable with SCORE - East Pasco

Facilitator: SCORE Mentor

Date & Time:  Tuesday, July 12, 2022
                               (3:00 pm-4:00 pm)

Location: SMARTstart East Pasco Entrepreneur Center

Entrepreneur Roundtables bring small business owners and early-stage venture founders together on a monthly basis for an exchange of information, challenges, and insights. You have the opportunity to attend two meetings to decide if this is a right fit for you and your business. If you decide to join a roundtable the annual cost is $150 a year. Participating in the Roundtable is free for SMARTstart Business Incubator Members. Join us! Visit our website HERE for complete details. 

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2nd Thursday of each month (3:00 pm-4:00 pm)
SMARTstart West Pasco Entrepreneur Center

2nd Tuesday of each month (3:00 pm-4:00 pm)
SMARTstart East Pasco Entrepreneur Center

3rd Thursday of each month (1:30 pm-2:30 pm)
SMARTstart Grove Entrepreneur Center

Location address:

West Pasco Entrepreneur Center, 4532 US Highway 19, First Floor, New Port Richey, FL 34652
East Pasco Entrepreneur Center, 15029 14th Street, Dade City, FL 33525
Grove Entrepreneur Center, 6013 Wesley Grove Blvd, Ste 202, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544


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