Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

March 2020

Social Media for Your Business (SoMa)

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
U.S. Small Business Administration, 455 Market Street
San Francisco, 94105 United States
+ Google Map
Free

What platforms should you be using, and how can you grow your followers list? Most important, how do you find new customers? This workshop will cover essential social media basics for small business owners. Taught by Molly O'Kane, founder of Bloggerithm. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the SBA. All SBA programs or cosponsored…

Find out more »

Consejos y Herramientas Para Promocionar Su Pequeño Negocio Utilizando Video (SoMa)

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
+ Google Map
Free

¿Quiere promocionar su pequeño negocio utilizando video? Únase a nosotros mientras le enseñamos que consejos y herramientas que pueden ayudarle a impulsar su negocio. Nancy Rosales es una Emprendedora, Consultora de Medios Estratégicos e Innovadora de Negocios. Ganadora del premio a la Emprendedora del año por la revista Latina Style en el año 2014. Nancy, provieniente de Watsonville, California de herencia mexicana, padres originarios de Zacatecas, México. Se propuso iniciar su carrera desde que estaba en la escuela secundaria para…

Find out more »

Orientation: Kick Start Your Business (SoMa)

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Held regularly by all Renaissance Centers, orientations will introduce you to Renaissance classes, workshops, programs for women, special events, access to capital, and other services as well as other resources in your community. They will help you determine which programs and services are right for you and your stage of business development. You will also engage in self-assessment exercises, meet other entrepreneurs, discuss keys to success and learn common misconceptions about entrepreneurship. Cost: Free Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will…

Find out more »

Comenzar un Negocio con Confianza (Richmond)

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Latina Center, 3701 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94805 United States
+ Google Map
$60 – $120

Si está listo para comenzar un pequeño negocio o es nuevo en el negocio, ¡esta clase es para usted! Comienza un Negocio con Confianza es un curso de cuatro semanas en el que aprenderá las herramientas básicas y los fundamentos comerciales necesarios para comenzar con éxito. Trabajará con un Business Model Canvas (una herramienta visual práctica) para plasmar sus ideas en papel, probar, refinar y confirmar conceptos, y ajustar sus conclusiones sobre las necesidades del cliente. Esta clase se reúne una vez…

Find out more »

Vita Tax Clinic

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance mid-peninsula, 1848 Bay Road
East Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
+ Google Map

Get your taxes done right by one of our experts and maximize your refund! Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center 1848 Bay Road East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Mondays & Wednesdays - 4 pm to 8 pm Starting January 27 all through April 15 Make your appointment today!! Online: calendly.com/rencentervita/taxappointment or By phone: 650-321-2193

Find out more »

Legal Entity Choices for Our New Economy

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Success Center – Fillmore, 1449 Webster St.
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States
+ Google Map
Free

How do you make a good legal entity choice for your business?  Information​ about sole proprietorship, general partnerships, LLC’s, many different types of corporations, newer alternatives like co-ops and triple bottom line entities can be confusing and full of marketing hype.   Did you know that the legal protection of corporations and LLC’s is NOT automatic, and you could easily end up with nothing but a cool business name and a false sense of security?  This workshop walks you through a…

Find out more »

April 2020

Vita Tax Clinic

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance mid-peninsula, 1848 Bay Road
East Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
+ Google Map

Get your taxes done right by one of our experts and maximize your refund! Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center 1848 Bay Road East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Mondays & Wednesdays - 4 pm to 8 pm Starting January 27 all through April 15 Make your appointment today!! Online: calendly.com/rencentervita/taxappointment or By phone: 650-321-2193

Find out more »

Tips And Tools To Market Your Small Business Using Video (SoMa)

April 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Full breakdown  for high quality video production from your 4k smartphone. We will discuss the latest apps and  tools that can take your video to the next level.    Nancy Rosales is a driven, Entrepreneur, Strategic Media Consultant and Business Innovator. Winning (CHCC) Award Winning Latina Empresaria Hall of Fame 2019. Nancy, hailing from Watsonville, California of Mexican heritage, parents originally from Zacatecas, Mexico. She set out to kick-start her career since she was in high school to pursue a…

Find out more »

Women Mean Business East Bay: Get Your Credit in Order (Richmond)

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CoBiz, 1503 MacDonald Avenue, Suite A
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Attend our monthly Women Mean Business East Bay networking workshop. This is an opportunity for women entrepreneurs to hear from inspirational speakers and participate in networking activities. We strive to help local businesswomen learn new things, build their networks and ultimately grow their businesses. Topic: Get Your Credit in Order! Is your personal credit in order? If your credit reports are in bad condition, you could be denied a small business loan. Unpaid bills, collections debt, or just a thin…

Find out more »

Essential Bookkeeping Tasks for Your Business (SoMa)

April 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
U.S. Small Business Administration, 455 Market Street
San Francisco, 94105 United States
+ Google Map
$10

You don't have to do everything when it comes to your bookkeeping! Most people waste time doing their bookkeeping because they don’t know WHAT to do. And they do a bunch of things that don’t actually matter. Even worse, they spend most of their time on busy work and are too tired to do the REAL work. Your bookkeeping is only as complicated as you make it. Sure, there are some fancy-smancy tasks you can do, but there are only…

Find out more »

Retail Fundamentals Course (Richmond)

April 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
CoBiz, 1503 MacDonald Avenue, Suite A
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
+ Google Map
$70

Join us for the 7-week Retail Fundamentals course, a hands-on class to help you plan and budget for your retail space. This course is for entrepreneurs who are considering going into retail but aren’t 100% sure if it’s the right fit for them. During this class, we will create floor plans/mood boards, rough budgets, and operation plans for your retail future.  Week 1 Introduction to Retail What is retail? Being a reseller vs. brand  Trends in retail  finding your place…

Find out more »

Basic Supply Chain Contracting for Small-Scale Manufacturers (Richmond)

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bridge Storage and Art Space, 23 Maine Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The fast-moving technical world of contracts for raw materials purchasing, contract manufacturing, co-packing, warehousing, inventory management, and third party logistics can be challenging to navigate for a new small-scale manufacturer. This program will provide an introduction to the different supply chain contract types, discuss how to manage risky contract terms, and share tips about how to negotiate and manage your supplier contract relationships when you are a small fish in a big commercial supply chain system. Although taught by an…

Find out more »

Comienza un Negocio con Confianza (Oakland)

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pacific Community Ventures, 1700 Broadway #300
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map
$60 – $120

Si está listo para comenzar un pequeño negocio o es nuevo en el negocio, ¡esta clase es para usted! Comienza un Negocio con Confianza es un curso de cinco semanas en el que aprenderá las herramientas básicas y los fundamentos comerciales necesarios para comenzar con éxito. Trabajará con un Business Model Canvas (una herramienta visual práctica) para plasmar sus ideas en papel, probar, refinar y confirmar conceptos, y ajustar sus conclusiones sobre las necesidades del cliente. Esta clase se reúne una…

Find out more »

Vita Tax Clinic

April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance mid-peninsula, 1848 Bay Road
East Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
+ Google Map

Get your taxes done right by one of our experts and maximize your refund! Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center 1848 Bay Road East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Mondays & Wednesdays - 4 pm to 8 pm Starting January 27 all through April 15 Make your appointment today!! Online: calendly.com/rencentervita/taxappointment or By phone: 650-321-2193

Find out more »

Increase Your Reach with Organic Marketing

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Shopify San Francisco, 33 New Montgomery Street
Suite 750, CA 94105 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Trying to reach new customers can be expensive. But there’s one thing you can do that won’t cost you a cent: organic marketing! Join us at the Merchant Lounge at Shopify San Francisco to do a deep dive into organic marketing. In this hour-long event, we'll explore the pillars of organic marketing: - social media - email marketing - SEO (search engine optimization) - content marketing We'll talk about best practices and about how to turn your followers into buyers.…

Find out more »

Vita Tax Clinic

April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance mid-peninsula, 1848 Bay Road
East Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
+ Google Map

Get your taxes done right by one of our experts and maximize your refund! Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center 1848 Bay Road East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Mondays & Wednesdays - 4 pm to 8 pm Starting January 27 all through April 15 Make your appointment today!! Online: calendly.com/rencentervita/taxappointment or By phone: 650-321-2193

Find out more »

Publishing Business Series (Richmond)

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CoBiz, 1503 MacDonald Avenue, Suite A
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
+ Google Map
$50

Attend our 6-week Digital Publishing Business Series. This series will be presented by multiple experts in the industry. Class meets on Wednesdays from 6-9 pm every week for 6-weeks. $50 for the entire series, or $10 for each session. Session 1: Self-Publishing A Book (4/15/2020) Session 2: Audiobook Creation & Monetization (4/22/2020) Session 3: Intellectual Property and Copyrights (4/29/2020) What is Intellectual Property 6 Rights of Copyright Ownership Splits Work-for-Hire 2 Sides of a Song Session 4: Music Administration, Monetization,…

Find out more »

How to Pay Yourself so You Have Enough (SoMa)

April 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
+ Google Map
$10

You deserve to get paid! For most small business owners paying themselves is the elusive unicorn of self-employment. You have no idea HOW to go about paying yourself. Where do you start? How do you know if you have enough to cover your expenses? What about taxes? Or savings? The truth is paying yourself isn’t as complicated as you think- you just need to know how all the financial parts of your business work together. Then you can pay yourself,…

Find out more »

Writing Effective Independent Contractor Agreements (SoMa)

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Successful independent contractor project outcome often depends on establishing and documenting realistic expectations for contract scope, performance standards, and pricing.  This interactive workshop will guide you step by step through the process of creating a simple, generic independent contractor agreement that works. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice.   Presented by the San Francisco Community Business Law Center Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All…

Find out more »

Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (Richmond)

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
+ Google Map
Free

This general informational orientation session helps prepare attendees to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship. Covered are topics such as: differences between being an owner and an employee keys to being a successful entrepreneur local business resources and how to make the most out of your Renaissance experience No cost to attend. Open to the public. General Orientations are offered every third Monday of the month at Renaissance Richmond.

Find out more »
+ Export Events