Programs and Classes for Entrepreneurs

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

Co-Working @ The Peak, Guthrie

The Peak’s co-working space is ideal for working solo or for a quick getaway with your team. Stop in for an hour or stay all day. Day passes are available for $10 a day and $50 a month. Co-working space at the Peak is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. By arrangement, stay late on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Co-working Space Amenities

  • 420 sq ft of open-concept co-working space
  • Three private meeting spaces can be reserved in advanced
  • Wi-fi
  • Bottomless coffee
  • Kitchenette

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 next cohort is in the works. Contact us if you are interested!

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, and the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce. Contact Business and Entrepreneurial Services at 405.377.2220 or BES@meridiantech.edu to sign up for the Accelerator and get your business started.

Starting Your Business

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. Please contact Erica at 405.377.2220 or BES@meridiantech.edu for registration information.

More classes are added regularly; check back with us – or send us an email and we can add you to our list (be sure to state which community you are in!)

Upcoming Dates
Saturday, October 15, 2022, 10 am-12 pm in conjunction with the Stillwater Public Library; in-person
Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 12 pm-2 pm in conjunction with the Perry Chamber of Commerce; in-person
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6 pm-8 pm at South Division Campus, Guthrie “the Peak”
Thursday, October 27, 2022, 12 pm-2 pm in conjunction with the Pawnee Public Library; in-person

Links to Additional Resources

Grow with Google Startup

How to write a business plan in under an hour from Bplans (Liveplan.com)