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May 2019

A Simple Plan for Your Business: Step by Step for Success – Small Business Week

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Free

In this workshop, small business consultant and teacher Paul Terry with small business jewelry owner Sharon Zimmerman will share how to create a simple, effective plan of action for your emerging business. The 15th Annual San Francisco Small Business Week recognizes San Francisco’s 120,000 and growing, small businesses. Filled with networking opportunities, business-building workshops and inspiring content, the week-long event serves to educate and empower entrepreneurs who are starting, staying and growing in San Francisco. For more information about the week, please…

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Developing a Tactical Web Presence – Small Business Week

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Free

Develop a web presence with a plan! Take advantage of your web presence to get more leads and close more deals. Learn how to use your website to tactically funnel your audience exactly where you want them to go. Taught by Erik Casarez, City Lead for Bunker Labs. The 15th Annual San Francisco Small Business Week recognizes San Francisco’s 120,000 and growing, small businesses. Filled with networking opportunities, business-building workshops and inspiring content, the week-long event serves to educate and empower entrepreneurs…

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Revitalizing Retail: Women Mean Business – Small Business Week

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wells Fargo, 333 Market Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Free

A panel of women business owners will discuss the retail market in San Francisco, and how they use creative solutions to keep their businesses profitable and successful. Panelists include Wendy Lieu of Socola Chocolatier, Jennie Lennick of Jenny Lemons, Elizabeth Leu of Fiddlesticks and Orange Bird and more! The 15th Annual San Francisco Small Business Week recognizes San Francisco’s 120,000 and growing, small businesses. Filled with networking opportunities, business-building workshops and inspiring content, the week-long event serves to educate and empower entrepreneurs…

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Creating a Pitch Deck for Non-Tech Businesses – Small Business Week

May 8 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Free

Are you trying to raise money for your food, fashion, construction or other small business? Join us to learn secrets, tips and strategies on creating an awesome pitch deck a the bag brown (bring your own) lunch time session. This workshop is taught by Gwendolyn Wright, Senior Business Consultant at Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center. The 15th Annual San Francisco Small Business Week recognizes San Francisco’s 120,000 and growing, small businesses. Filled with networking opportunities, business-building workshops and inspiring content, the week-long event serves to educate and empower…

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Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (Richmond)

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Richmond Chamber Of Commerce, 3925 Macdonald Ave
Richmond, 94805 United States
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Free

This general information session helps prepare attendees to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship. Covered are topics like 5 common misconceptions about small business owners, the 7 keys to success, local resources and the services Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in Richmond provides to help your business get going and growing. Cost: Free

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Quickbooks Bootcamp (SoMa)

May 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$159.00

This hands-on workshop, with laptops and sample data provided, introduces the useful and flexible QuickBooks accounting & bookkeeping application. Quickbooks Bootcamp is an 8 hour workshop, split into two sessions: During the morning session, attendees will walk through the steps of proper data entry techniques. Attendees will practice creating invoices, receiving customer payments, and entering vendor bills and credit card statements. Attendees will also learn how to balance a checkbook, and to generate financial reports. The instructor will go over how to appropriately…

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Priced to Sell – Fashion Series #2 (SoMa)

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15

In this two hour workshop you will meet senior business consultant Gwendolyn Wright, who will outline how to price your products and how to explore funding options for your business! Other product-based/non-fashion businesses are welcome. This is the second session in a 6-week series dedicated to fashion entrepreneurs, brought to you by Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in partnership with the Office of Economic and Workforce Development of the City of San Francisco.

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Comenzar un Negocio con Confianza (Fruitvale)

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center, 3301 E. 12th Street, Suite 201
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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Gratis

Atiende esta sesión informativa* y descubre como es nuestro curso de Comenzar un Negocio con Confianza de 4 semanas de duración. Esta clase es introductorio para gente de todos los perfiles, independientemente del estado de su negocio. No se requiere experiencia o conocimiento previo sobre manejo/gestión de negocios. Ven y descubre si tu idea de negocio es viable y si merece la pena abrirlo. Conoce a la instructora y obtén una copia del temario del curso. Resultados: · Aprende a…

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Food Workshop Series: Marketing and Brand (SoMa)

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$20

Marketing & Brand: Clarify the personality of your business, and use it to draw customers through social media There’s an experience to buying, a service that’s expected, and a feeling that results for food industry customers. We’ll take a deep look into the personality your business should convey to both attract customers, and carry out your mission. We’ll also have Molly O’Kane, from Bloggerithm, talk about ways to leverage social media to get your brand out to the masses. This…

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Business Preparation for Women Onboarding Session (Oakland)

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pacific Community Ventures, 1700 Broadway #300
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Free

Attend this free onboarding session to learn about the Business Preparation For Women 10-week course. In this session you will: Meet the instructor, Dawn Fregosa Review the class agenda and topics Establish class norms, ask questions and see if this is the class for you Fill out first-time client paperwork and review your payment plan. About Business Preparation for Women: this class provides an overview of target market analysis, fundamental business operations and basic business finance principles. You will develop…

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Orientation: Kick Start Your Business (SoMa)

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Free

Held regularly at 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…

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Planificación de Negocios: Orientación (Richmond)

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Latina Center, 3701 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94805 United States
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Free

Venga a nuestra orientacion gratis. En esta primera sesión, además de conocer a la instructora y descubrir los contenidos del curso, se llevara a cabo todo el papeleo y se establecerán el plan de pagos y las normas del curso. Sobre la clase de Plan de Negocios:  La clase de 11 semanas brinda una descripción general del análisis del mercado objetivo, las operaciones comerciales fundamentales y los principios básicos de finanzas empresariales. Desarrollará habilidades comerciales fundamentales y completará un plan…

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Essentials for Sewn-Product Manufacturing – Fashion Series #3 (SoMa)

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15

In this Fashion series workshop, meet Lana Hogue, garment industry 35-year veteran and founder of garmentindustry411.com who will lead an information-packed seminar on the documentation requirements for manufacturing sewn products, including the legally required California Garment Registration. This is the third session in a 6-week series dedicated to fashion entrepreneurs, brought to you by Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in partnership with the Office of Economic and Workforce Development of the City of San Francisco.

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Comienza un Negocio con Confianza

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center, 3301 E. 12th Street, Suite 201
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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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…

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Business Preparation Onboarding (Richmond)

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Richmond Chamber Of Commerce, 3925 Macdonald Ave
Richmond, 94805 United States
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Come to this free orientation to learn about our intermediate course that covers basic business concepts where participants are learning the basics of marketing, operations, and finance. Get to know the teacher and the curriculum. In this session, we will fill out paperwork, set up payment schedules, meet the instructor, establish norms and go over the syllabus. Accessibility Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested, at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact Lucero De Leon at ldeleon@rencenter.org. or…

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Food Workshop Series: Industry Panel and Hot Seat Discussion (SoMa)

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$20

Panel of Experts & Hot Seat! We’ll leverage the wisdom of your peers while guiding you through a fun and thought-provoking game. Some of the entrepreneurs in the room will share a work issue, and you’ll provide solutions. After you’ve aired your woes, you’ll hear from a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs in the industry talk about how they moved through their challenges to grow their businesses. This is the final session in a four-week series focused on food entrepreneurs. This…

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Usando la Tecnologia para que su negocio tenga exito (San Francisco)

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Free

A los empresarios se les presentará información y consejos sobre diversas herramientas tecnológicas para diversas etapas de negocios para construir una estrategia empresarial más sólida. Los temas incluirán plantillas de sitios web, sistemas de puntos de venta, procesos de contabilidad / contabilidad, gestión de retención de clientes y otros. Instructora: Viridiana Ponce es una entrenadora de negocios en el Área de la Bahía. Apasionada por brindar experiencia y recursos a empresarios Latinos, comenzó VP Consulting en 2014. Viridiana ayuda a…

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Planificacion de Negocios (Richmond)

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Latina Center, 3701 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94805 United States
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$100 – $240

Realice nuestra clase de preparación para negocios para aprender conceptos básicos de negocios y desarrollar redes. La clase de 11 semanas brinda una descripción general del análisis del mercado objetivo, las operaciones comerciales fundamentales y los principios básicos de finanzas empresariales. Desarrollará habilidades comerciales fundamentales y completará un plan de negocios básico, delineando sus objetivos comerciales y estrategias para alcanzarlos. Tendremos cuidado de niños. Matrícula: $ 240. Las becas hasta el 50% y los planes de pago están disponibles en…

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Fashion Prototyping – Fashion Series #4 (SoMa)

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15

In the fourth installment of our 2019 Fashion Series you will meet Eloisa Serrano, Design Developer at Bay Thread, who will walk you through producing professional samples and getting ready for production.  This is the fourth workshop in a 6-week series for fashion entrepreneurs, brought to you by Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in partnership with the Office of Economic and Workforce Development of the City of San Francisco. Accessibility Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business…

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Business Preparation (Richmond)

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Richmond Chamber Of Commerce, 3925 Macdonald Ave
Richmond, 94805 United States
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$240

Take our Business Prep class to learn business basics and develop networks. The 10-week class provides an overview of target market analysis, fundamental business operations, and basic business finance principles. You will develop foundational business skills and complete a basic business plan, outlining your business goals and strategies to achieve them. In session one, we will fill out our paperwork, set up payment schedules, meet the instructor, establish norms and go over the syllabus. Tuition: $240. Scholarships up to 50%…

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