Join us for Startup Quest®

If you are ready to turn your professional experience and higher education into a better job opportunity, join us for Startup Quest®, the nationally recognized 10-session entrepreneurship program that pairs participants with seasoned entrepreneur mentors to create a business plan and investor pitch.

The program is offered at no cost to you and will give you new skills to start your own business or make you a stronger job candidate for new opportunities. It will also offer you an opportunity to network with prominent business people.

We hope that you can join us for this opportunity.

When: Introductory Session Monday, March 9 from 12PM – 3:00PM
For more information Contact Dolly Penland at (904)-374-9914, StartUp Quest Project Manager

To qualify for this program, participants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • 18 years of age or older
  • United States citizen or be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Males over 18 must be registered with Selective Service
  • Veterans with degrees have priority of service
  • Any college degree (associate’s or more)
  • Commitment to the program in its entirety (including 1 year evaluative tracking period)

Potential Benefits to Participants:

  • Gain valuable entrepreneurial skills
  • Learn tools and knowledge useful in starting a business
  • Acquire knowledge about new, cutting edge technologies
  • Learn how to write a business plan
  • Collaborate in a team environment
  • Compete in an investor pitch
  • Networking with talented and skilled peers and mentors

Application and Eligibility Documents to Submit:

  • Startup Quest® packet for Participant with proof of eligibility documents
  • Copy of driver’s license
  • Copy of signed Social Security Card (or employment pay stub or IRS form with applicant name and SS#)
  • Proof of eligibility to work in U.S. if non-citizen (I-9)
  • Proof of Selective Service Registration – if male born Jan 1, 1960 forward
  • Copy of DD-214 if a veteran
  • Signed Commitment Form (will be handed out at the Introductory Workshop)


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