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April 2019

Comenzar un Negocio con Confianza (East Oakland)

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parroquia San Luis Beltran, 1410 100th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94603 United States
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$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…

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Contabilidad Básica para Propietarios de Pequeños Negocios (San Francisco)

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$20

Una serie de tres talleres de tres horas cada uno para aprender cómo utilizar QuickBooks Online para beneficio de su empresa!

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Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (SoMa)

April 25 @ 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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Workshop Series: Food Industry (SoMa)

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$60

Register for all four workshops and save $20! Renaissance is offering a brand new workshop series focused on food businesses!  Renaissance Workshop Series: Food Industry is aimed at catapulting entrepreneurs in the food sector to the next level. Courses will focus on operations, hiring and training employees, creating a brand and developing leadership skills. This series will include practical resources, small group exercises and take home work. This course is designed for entrepreneurs who are currently in business and making…

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Food Workshop Series: Operations and Systems (SoMa)

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$20

Operations and Systems: Design the framework for an effective business A strong business is only sustainable on the foundation of systems beneath it. We’ll introduce methods for thinking like an operationally savvy leader, including ways to keep your own position and schedule on track. It’s all about setting you and your team up for success in every part of your business. This is the first session in a four-week series focused on food entrepreneurs. This workshop is part of a…

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12-Week Business Planning Class (SoMa)

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$1000
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center's 12 Week Business Planning Class

Take our 12-Week Business Planning Class and develop your business plan with confidence. This intensive class focuses on creating a practical and effective business plan—one of the most useful documents an entrepreneur will ever use. It is a critical management tool for feasibility analysis, operations, marketing and finance and is necessary for accessing capital for business launch and growth. The 12-Week Business Planning class addresses all aspects of  business start up and expansion including: Marketing strategies Industry trend analysis Operations…

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May 2019

Women Mean Business: Social Media Marketing (Richmond)

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mechanics Bank Community Room, 3190 Klose Way
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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Free

Social Media Marketing on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest & LinkedIn: In today's digital world, marketing on social media is a priority, especially for small businesses.  In this class you will learn the  basics of the different social media platforms you can utilize to market and promote your business effectively. Light refreshments will be provided.  

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Bookkeeping Bootcamp (SoMa)

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$79.00

This intensive workshop will help business owners understand bookkeeping and financial management concepts. This is an 8 hour workshop, split into two sessions:  During the morning session, the presenters will discuss the components of business, the  importance and purpose of bookkeeping, and the purpose of different financial reports. Accounting, budgeting, and bookkeeping terminology will also be discussed. Some of the main points that will be discussed throughout the presentation are: cash vs. accrual accounting  proper accounting  data flow processes lines of credit vs.…

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Starting an Online Fashion Business – Fashion Series #1 (SoMa)

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15

Mary Sue Papale, owner and founder of online shoe retailer, Ashbury Skies, will lead an informative workshop on starting an online fashion business. This is the first session of 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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Fashion Series Bundle

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 6, 2019

renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15

Purchase this bundle ticket for our 2019 Fashion Series and save $15!  We will be offering 6 workshops aimed at supporting fashion entrepreneurs in the Bay Area. Each workshop is designed to increase your technical knowledge on topics like manufacturing, prototyping and more. While this series is focused on fashion-specific topics, anyone who's interested is welcome to attend! The series begins on May 2, 2019 and will run for 6 weeks on Thursdays from 6 - 8 pm at Renaissance…

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Food Workshop Series: Understanding Food Costs (SoMa)

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

Understanding Food Costs: Learn costing and pricing methods for financial insight into the health of your business Many early entrepreneurs simply “wing it” and get lucky with the popularity of their product, but they don’t have deep understanding into whether they’re actually making money. And if they’re losing money, they don’t always know where to look. We’ll start with where and why you’re stuck, and provide some practical tools for gaining more insight into your financials. This is the second session…

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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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Fashion Series Bundle

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 6, 2019

renaissance soma, 275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$15

Purchase this bundle ticket for our 2019 Fashion Series and save $15!  We will be offering 6 workshops aimed at supporting fashion entrepreneurs in the Bay Area. Each workshop is designed to increase your technical knowledge on topics like manufacturing, prototyping and more. While this series is focused on fashion-specific topics, anyone who's interested is welcome to attend! The series begins on May 2, 2019 and will run for 6 weeks on Thursdays from 6 - 8 pm at Renaissance…

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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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