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June 2020

Women Mean Business East Bay: Budgeting Your way Through Covid! (Online)

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Attend our monthly Women Mean Business East Bay networking online workshop. Topic: Budgeting Your way Through Covid! This current crisis has created significant financial challenges for most of our households. In this networking webinar, I'll walk you through simple strategies for adapting to the crisis and coming out of this situation in a better financial position. We'll go through the step-by-step process of building an emergency budget, we'll discuss resources and tips for reducing your household expenses, and we'll learn…

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Business Financial Statements

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In this workshop you will 1.) Understand the importance of financial statements for small business operations and strategy. 2.) Learn about the uses of different financial statements. 3.) Analyze the information found in balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow statements

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Contract Negotiation Workshop (SoMa)

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

Nervous about negotiating?  We can help you learn how to confidently ask for the contract terms you need to protect and sustain your business. A good contract negotiation process can create the foundation for a healthy long-term relationship and help both parties successfully reach their business goals. This interactive workshop will first teach you some basic win/win contract negotiating skills, and then give you a fun and informative opportunity to practice them with hypothetical business cases in small groups. Although…

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Business Communication in the Era of COVID-19 (Richmond)

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

This workshop will be held online. After you register, we will send you the zoom link information. Workshop Topic: Business Communication in the Era of COVID-19 This workshop provides participants with skills for communicating in the evolving context created by the social distancing practices of COVID19. Participants will learn how to identify communication goals and consider the best strategies for communication at a distance. At the end of this session, participants will know how to figure out what is most…

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Bayview Women

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Program held virtually-Zoom meeting details will be provided once you have registered. Please register at bayview@rencenter.org 4 week program to teach you the basic tools of starting a business! Using a Business Plan Canvas, you will put your ideas on paper, test, and refine them until you are able to meet the needs of your target market. With peer support, mentoring, networking, and personal empowerment you can feel confident about taking your endeavor to the next level. Participants will receive…

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Partner Event: Employer & Employee HR Toolkit- In Response to COVID-19

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

LOCAL: Employer & Employee HR Toolkit- In Response to COVID-19 Hosted by City of San Jose and Start Small Think Big Presented by Cozen O’Connor Language: English Wednesday, June 10 at 3:00 PM PDT Register here: https://bit.ly/SS-RSVP-0611 As companies get employees back to work and into the new workplace environment during the pandemic, it is important to develop the necessary policies and protocols to deal with the new workplace challenges. This COVID‑19 HR Toolkit can help businesses overcome obstacles and…

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Sacale Partido a las Redes Sociales (San Jose)

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Aprende las bases y claves para utilizar tus redes sociales de forma efectiva para crear mayor conexión con tus clientes.

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Partner Event: The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

June 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

NATIONAL: The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Presented by Cleary Gottlieb y Start Small Think Big Language: English Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM PDT/ 2:30 - 3:30 PM EST Register Here: https://bit.ly/PPPUpdateWebinar Attorneys from Cleary Gottlieb and Start Small Think Big will present a live webinar providing an overview of the Paycheck Protection Program’s loan forgiveness program.  The program will focus on providing small business owners with practical guidance on how…

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Community Event: Insurance & Small Business Resources During COVID19

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Tele Town Hall on Insurance and Small Business Resources During COVID-19 Friday, June 12, 2020 1:00 PM (PDT) With many businesses experiencing tremendous economic loss, the California Department of Insurance would like to inform and hear from small business owners regarding insurance coverage issues. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, Assembly Member Kevin Kiley (AD-06), the Small Business Administration Sacramento District Office and Small Business Majority are hosting a virtual town hall to discuss insurance issues for small business owners during…

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Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (Richmond)

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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. Class will be offered on Zoom. General Orientations are offered every third Monday of the month at Renaissance Richmond.

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Redes Sociales 101 (Richmond)

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gratuito

Desglosamos las plataformas de las redes sociales más populares y explicamos por qué y cómo utilizarlas. Taller gratuito online en Zoom! Despues de registrarse, le mandaremos el link de Zoom para participar en el taller. Instructora: 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…

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Increase your Online Presence

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn marketing basics and advanced techniques to promote your personal and professional brand.  We’ll explore areas like our image, mission, values and vision.  You’ll learn a range of traditional and social media marketing tips to help you grow your business.

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Partner Event: Un Resumen del Programa de Perdón de Préstamos

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

NACIONAL: Un Resumen del Programa de Perdón de Préstamos Presentado por Cleary Gotllieb y Start Small Think Big, en colaboracion con Small Business Majority, Opportunity Fund y Centro Community Partners Idioma: Español Jueves, 16 de junio 11:00 - 12:30 PM PDT / 2:00 - 3:30 PM EST Registrese https://bit.ly/Resumendeperdon Los abogados de Cleary Gottlieb y Start Small Think Big presentarán un seminario en vivo que proporcionará una descripción general del programa de perdón de préstamos bajo el Programa de Protección…

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Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Ideas, Brands, Designs

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Renaissance Bayview, 1325-B Evans Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Free

You may have the right to protect your unique business name, ideas, or creations from being tarnished or knocked off by a competitor… but how do you do that affordably on a tight budget?  This workshop will introduce you to different types of intellectual property (focused primarily on copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets), and will provide you with self-help resource information to start building a simple but solid foundation of protection through rights searches, NDA’s, registrations, licenses and other tools. …

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Marketing Essentials: Growing Your Business Panel

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn the do's and don'ts of marketing from a panel of experts. Get all your questions asked about marketing and how to grow your business. Panelists include: Kathryn Gorges, Presidents, Women In Consulting and Stanford Entrepreneurs, and Business and Marketing Coach Barbara Gough, Team Leadership & Sales Management / Entrepreneur Coaching / Career Consultant / Sales & Leadership Coaching Brian Kuepper, Advisor to Business Owners & Future Business Owners / Entrepreneur/Business Owner Susan Schwartz, You Who Branding, Branding Strategist

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Find Your Brand’s Voice + Personality (Online)

June 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Workshop: How to Find Your Brand’s Voice + Personality How to get visible and connect with your audience without sacrificing authenticity. You’re in the right place if you want to create a brand that has a personality of its own AND connects with your audience. Topics: What is your brand voice What makes up your brand voice Stories to tell to connect with your audience Your brand's tone and style and more! Presented by Jessi Honard, co-founder of North Star…

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Email Marketing En 4 Sencillos Pasos (SoMa)

June 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Este taller en linea sobre Email marketing en 4 pasos fáciles, aprendera como puede mandar anuncios a sus clientes usando email marketing para atraer más clientes. Hablaremos de lo qué hay disponible y cómo usar email marketing. 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.…

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Partner Event: How to Manage & Forecast Cash Flow in a Covid World

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

This is a partner event brought to you by the SBDC. This is not a Renaissance event. This 30-min Webinar, with 30 minutes for Q&A, will focus on proven strategies and practical techniques to help small business owners manage and forecast cash flow. At the end of the webinar, participants will have access to a custom template they can use to forecast cash flow for up to 12-months in the future. Presenter: Paul Bozzo, SBDC Regional Advisor. Paul is an…

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Increase your Online Presence

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn marketing basics and advanced techniques to promote your personal and professional brand.  We’ll explore areas like our image, mission, values and vision.  You’ll learn a range of traditional and social media marketing tips to help you grow your business.

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Legal Lunch & Learn

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

***After registration for this event, you will receive a waiver via Docusign to the email you signed up with. You MUST sign this waiver to attend the training. *** Are you starting or running a San Francisco Bay Area community microbusiness, but can’t afford a lawyer? Grab your lunch and join us via Zoom on Fridays at noon for an informal drop-in group discussion to help you develop or revise your legal strategy and risk management plan during these challenging…

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