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Thank you for your interest in the City of Hollywood’s FastTrac® Start-Up Program.  FastTrac® Start-Up Program is for City of Hollywood residents and early stage small businesses ONLY.

Make sure your application is as thorough as possible, capturing your commitment, your talents, and your energy.

Note: You will not be able to save the application. You may want to save responses to free form questions in a separate document before submitting the application. Please read the entire application before filling it out.
 

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* 1. Applicant Information

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* 2. Business Information (if applicable)

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* 3. What is your stage of business development?

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* 4. Are you currently selling products and/or services?

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* 5. Do you have veteran status?

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* 6. Describe your business idea. What is the type and range of products and/or services you plan to offer? If you are an existing business, please share with us your new products and/or services. (Min. 50 characters)

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* 7. How many years of experience do you have in the field in which you plan to start your own business? 

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* 8. How are you planning to structure this new business or new line of products and/or services as our economy continues to navigate through the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic? (Min. 50 characters)

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* 9. Who is your target market and what research have you conducted to determine that your customers will purchase your products and/or services? Please outline any steps you have taken to prove the need or opportunity in the market for your products and/or services. (Min. 50 characters)

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* 10. Describe any steps that you have taken towards launch. (Min. 50 characters)

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* 11. What have you learned from your past work experience and how will it influence your start-up?

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* 12. How do you think Kauffman FastTrac® will help you strengthen your business idea and launch your start-up? Please provide concrete examples. (Min. 50 characters)

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* 13. Do you have 2 years of prior work experience in the industry in which you want to start your business?

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* 14. Have you recently been laid-off or experienced a hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic?

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* 15. Which business sector did you most recently work in?

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* 16. Do you have access to a computer to complete all course assignments?

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* 17. Are you available to attend all 10 in-person sessions and complete all necessary prep work (approximately 15-20 hours per week)?

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* 18. Have you participated in any other business plan development course in the past 5-years?

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* 19. How did you find out about the FastTrac® Start-Up Program?

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* 20. I confirm that all information provided above is accurate.

Please make sure your information is complete and accurate. After clicking submit, you can no longer make any changes to your application.

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