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Derek Goldstone

October 2021

Bookkeeping Bootcamp

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

This two-session workshop will help business owners understand bookkeeping and financial management concepts.  During the first session on October 19th, the presenters will discuss the components of a 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. business loans During the second session on…

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Business Preparation (Contra Costa County)

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Please note: Due to COVID-19, this class will be offered for free and online via Zoom. Tuition: Free course Duration: Every Tuesday (October 19 - December 21) Instructor: Kofo Domingo Take our Business Preparation class Online 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…

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How To Access Online and In-Person Markets for Your Retail Business

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

During the workshop, you'll learn to identify which markets are the best fit for your product. We'll discuss different online marketplaces and how to use them for your business. We'll also talk about in-person events such as pop-ups, live marketplaces, and other less conventional means of in-person selling. If you're looking to identify the right channels for your business, this workshop will give you an introduction to the many options available to you. Instructor: Ari Takata-Vasquez Owner Viscera + Creative…

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Hire Safely: First Steps for Small Business Employers (Richmond)

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Creating a fair, positively empowering and rewarding environment for your employees, while managing the legal risks and obligations of being an employer in California, is a tough balancing act for small-scale employers.  This workshop will provide a general introduction to labor and employment law from the EMPLOYER perspective, and point you to resources for the next steps in your business plan. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice. Presented by the San Francisco…

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November 2021

Legal Protection for E-commerce (Richmond)

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

In the world of e-commerce, your website is not complete until it includes the Terms of Use that serve as  the contract between you and your customers and protects your website, trademark, and copyright-protected creations from abuse. These digital agreements should be carefully customized to fit your business. You also have legal obligations to protect private customer information, protect customer payment processing, and comply with laws related to advertising, promotions, gift certificates, and sales returns. Join us to learn about…

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January 2022

Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Ideas, Brands, Designs (East Bay)

January 24, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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