[gtranslate]

🖥️Comenzar un Negocio con Confianza, 4 Sesiones (WBC 8/1/24 – 8/22/24 )

Comienza con Confianza” es el curso ideal para aquellos que están listos para lanzar un pequeño negocio o para aquellos que son completamente nuevos en el mundo empresarial. Este programa de cuatro semanas, te proporcionará las herramientas y fundamentos empresariales esenciales para un inicio exitoso.

Utilizando el Business Model Canvas, una herramienta visual práctica, plasmarás tus ideas en papel, probarás, refinarás y confirmarás conceptos, ajustando tus conclusiones sobre las necesidades de los clientes. ¡Da tus primeros pasos con confianza en el camino hacia el éxito empresarial!


Todos los clientes deben registrarse para las clases a través de su cuenta en el portal de clientes. Así es cómo puedes hacerlo:

¿Ya eres cliente de Renaissance?

Inicia sesión en tu portal de cliente y accede al calendario en la parte superior de tu pantalla.

¿Eres nuevo en la comunidad de Renaissance?

Comienza llenando un formulario de interés y nos pondremos en contacto para crear un portal de cliente.

*Todos los clientes deben completar un formulario de interés y asistir a una orientación antes de inscribirse en las clases.

 

Renaissance WBC se financia en parte a través de un acuerdo de cooperación con la Administración de Pequeñas Empresas de EE. UU. Todas las opiniones, conclusiones o recomendaciones expresadas son las del autor (es) y no reflejan necesariamente el punto de vista de la SBA. Todos los programas de la SBA o programas copatrocinados se extienden al público de forma no discriminatoria. Se realizarán adaptaciones razonables para personas con discapacidades, si se solicitan, al menos con 2 semanas de anticipación. Contacto: Nancy Aguilar, naguilar@rencenter.org,(415) 562-6116‬

Black Business Summit 2024

🖥️Maximizing Profitability: Strategies for Sustainable Growth Workshop (WBC 07/22/24)

Maximizing Profitability: Strategies for Sustainable Growth Workshop
In today’s competitive business landscape, maximizing profitability is more than just a goal—it’s a necessity for sustainable growth and success. Join us for an immersive workshop designed to equip you with the strategies, insights, and tools needed to enhance your small business profitability objectives. During this workshop, we will delve into key factors influencing
profitability such as demand, cost of goods sold, and operating expenses, and learn how to leverage them to drive financial success. This workshop will empower you with the knowledge and skills to drive profitability and secure the financial health of your small business.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a competitive edge. Register now to reserve your spot!

Facilitator: Gwendolyn Wright.

Gwendolyn Wright is the Managing Consultant of The Wright Consultants. Her mission is to start and grow businesses, increase entrepreneurs’ access to capital, and improve their financial acumen. She has extensive experience, in e-commerce, retail, and wholesale to manufacturing and distribution, consulting, and coaching small and medium size businesses for over twenty years. She has earned a reputation for having a contemporary management style, combining finance, marketing, and project management skills with entrepreneurial vision and discernment. She works well with companies in various stages of development from start-up to planned growth. She is excellent at creating sales and business development strategies. Sweet spots of focus include the food industry (restaurants and cafes, specialty retailers, and small craft foods and beverages) and the fashion industry (designers and tech, apparel, and accessories- especially jewelry). Clients are located nationwide from San Francisco to New York City. International projects include Italy, Cambodia, and Australia. Continuous market research and trend analysis have taken her around the globe to London, Hong Kong, Beijing, Panama, Johannesburg, Accra, Paris, and Tokyo. She was awarded the Small Business Finance Advocate of the Year Award by the Small Business Administration and participated in a congressional trade mission to South Africa and Ghana with Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Education includes Bachelor of Arts, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, Graduate study, Business Administration, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, Commercial Lending Graduate School, Corporate Banking Division, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. She is one of the best small business consultants and coaches in the industry!

 


All clients must register for classes via your client portal account. Here’s how you can do it.
Already a Renaissance Client?

Log in to your client portal and access the calendar at the top of your screen

New to the Renaissance Community?

Get started by filling out a client interest form and attending an orientation.

*All clients must complete an interest form and attend orientation before signing up for classes.*

 

Renaissance WBC is 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 programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested, at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact: Isla, Isla@rencenter.org, (415) 348-6227.

📍Descubre El poder de Excel (WBC 07/11/24 – 07/18/24, 2 sesiones en persona)

¿Quieres saber más sobre esta poderosa herramienta? ¡Este taller está especialmente diseñado para ti! Te llevará paso a paso por el mundo del Excel, y de una manera fácil y sencilla descubrirás todas las bondades que está herramienta puede ofrecerte a ti que estás

comenzando un proyecto o que ya te encuentras dentro del mundo empresarial. Al finalizar el taller tendrás la habilidad de:

• Reconocer los elementos principales de una hoja de cálculo Excel

• Usar estos elementos de acuerdo con tus necesidades

• Realizar operaciones aritméticas elementales: sumar, restar, dividir y multiplicar

• Manejar otras funciones básicas como salvar y guardar archivos

• Empezar a utilizar Excel en tu negocio o de forma personal

Nota: estas sesiones son en persona y se requiere computadora portatil para tomar las clases. 

Facilitadora 

Guillermina Montiel 

Guillermina Montiel Almazán. Ingeniera de profesión, migrante hispana de corazón y líder comunitaria por convicción. Sus años de experiencia en áreas de diseño, logística y gestión de proyectos, su historia de vida como una hispana migrante, su condición de vulnerabilidad como tantos inmigrantes en este país, el deseo de sentirse aceptada, integrada y valorada más la certeza del potencial y fuerza interior que cada hispano migrante tiene para desarrollarse y alcanzar sus objetivos en cualquier ámbito; le han dado la oportunidad de fundar MotívaTe InspíraNos. Una red de apoyo y mano amiga de coaching educacional para la comunidad hispana migrante en su idioma, que ofrece fortalecer su confianza, valor y estima a través de talleres educativos integrales y de pláticas en confianza de coaching. Logrando motivarlos e inspirarlos a sentirse seguros y capaces de alcanzar cambios positivos en su vida desde el hábito de pensamiento positivo y próspero.

 


Todos los clientes deben registrarse para las clases a través de su cuenta en el portal de clientes. Así es cómo puedes hacerlo:

¿Ya eres cliente de Renaissance?

Inicia sesión en tu portal de cliente y accede al calendario en la parte superior de tu pantalla.

¿Eres nuevo en la comunidad de Renaissance?

Comienza llenando este formulario de interés y nos pondremos en contacto para crear un portal de cliente.

*Todos los clientes deben completar un formulario de interés y asistir a una orientación antes de inscribirse en las clases.*

 

Renaissance WBC se financia en parte mediante un acuerdo de cooperación con la Administración de Pequeñas Empresas de EEUU. Todas las opiniones, conclusiones o recomendaciones expresadas son las del autor o autores y no reflejan necesariamente el punto de vista de la SBA. Todos los programas de la SBA o programas copatrocinados se extienden al público sobre una base no discriminatoria. Se realizarán adaptaciones razonables para personas con discapacidad, si se solicitan, con al menos 2 semanas de antelación. Contacto: Contacto: Isla, Isla@rencenter.org, (415) 348-6227

🖥️ Info Session: Your Business on Your Schedule On-demand program (WBC 07/18/24)

Looking to start or improve your business, but busy at the same time?

We present: Your Business On Your Schedule!

This training is offered by Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center & Women Business Center.

  • 4-week On-Demand
  • 2 hours of one-on-one counseling and group coaching sessions
  • Additional on-demand workshops in marketing and finance

This new program is designed for parents, caregivers, and busy professionals who want to launch or grow a small business and who need flexibility in their schedules.An on-demand business planning class that is part of a broader program that includes one-on-one counseling, and access to workshops and networking events.

Learn about this training, attending our Informational Session


All clients  must register for classes via your client portal account. Here is how you can do it.
Already a Renaissance Client? 

Log in to your client portal and access the calendar at the top of your screen

New to the Renaissance Community?

Get started by filling out a client interest form and attending an orientation.

*All clients must complete an interest form and attend orientation before signing up for classes.*

 

Renaissance WBC is 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 programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested, at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact: Nancy Aguilar,naguilar@rencenter.org,  (415) 562-6116

🖥️Building Your Marketing Strategy (WBC 07/17/24 – 08/21/24)

A house needs a solid foundation. So does your business. This 6-week online course will walk you through the marketing landscape, creating a marketing strategy, overcoming the social media mental block, and keeping your content in order.

Session description:

  • Course Overview + Digital Marketing 101 – Here, we’ll go through the expectations of the course and lay a foundation of what digital marketing entails and how it impacts your business.
  • Understanding your business + Customers – We’ll talk competitive landscape, unique selling points, and everything target market in this class. Because knowing your audience is KEY in marketing.
  • Creating a Product Flow – Every business has an introductory product. In this class, we’ll go through how people move through your business, what your introductory product is, and how to use that flow to set up a messaging hierarchy.
  • Content Strategy + Calendar – You know your business. You know your customers. You know your product. Now it’s time to tell people about it. We’ll go through HOW to do that and start to set up an actionable calendar in this class.
  • Executing Content – It seems daunting, but with some key tools, it really isn’t. We’ll go through Canva and scheduling platforms in this class to put into motion the content we scheduled out in the previous class.
  • Email marketing – This is one of the most overlooked channels in marketing and the cheapest. Let’s tackle it together.

Facilitator: Christina Hunt.

 

Christina Hunt is a trained marketing professional. She’s worked on creating product (Under Armour, USA), on managing a brand (Kit and Ace, UK), on overall marketing and sales strategy (BOOM Cycle, UK), on the media and communications strategy and execution (Carat GmbH, Germany), on Facebook and Instagram advertising strategy and execution (Facebook, USA), and many things in between. Now she takes her lessons and learnings to work with small-to-medium-sized businesses across the globe. Christina says, “Helping others like this is my greatest joy, it’s my way of making an impact. Something I felt I never did while working in the corporate world”.

 


All clients must register for classes via your client portal account. Here’s how you can do it.
Already a Renaissance Client?

Log in to your client portal and access the calendar at the top of your screen

New to the Renaissance Community?

Get started by filling out a client interest form and attending an orientation.

*All clients must complete an interest form and attend orientation before signing up for classes.*

 

Renaissance WBC is 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 programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested, at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact: Isla, Isla@rencenter.org, (415) 348-6227

🖥️Estrategias de Influencers de Instagram para Restaurantes (WBC 07/15/24)

Le compartiremos las herramientas y tácticas de redes sociales más exitosas, probadas en el mundo real, que le ayudarán a que sus clientes adoren su restaurante.
Eliminaremos mitos y Cómo convertirse en un la opción #1 para sus clientes.

En estas 2 horas, nos centraremos en:

  • Sobrevivir al mar de contenido
  • Dominar el arte de crear un mensaje
  • Dejar que los influencers cuenten su historia

Instructor 

Alex Berea

 

Padre |Orador| Emprendedor | Autor Experto en digitalización para Pequeñas Empresas, incluyendo marketing, publicidad online, social Selling. 8 años Emprendedor en serie. He construido y vendido 5 empresas en los sectores de idiomas, textil y formación. 24 años Consultor Sr. en transformación digital para manufactura con empresas de software de Silicon Valley. 4 años. Productor de contenidos digitales para programas de formación, medios de comunicación social. Pymes con Wevos. Libro. #1 en negocios en Amazon en LATAM. Aficiones: calistenia, gimnasia, ser padre y cocinar. Fluido en: inglés, español, francés, italiano y portugués.

 


Todos los clientes deben registrarse para las clases a través de su cuenta en el portal de clientes. Así es cómo puedes hacerlo:

¿Ya eres cliente de Renaissance?

Inicia sesión en tu portal de cliente y accede al calendario en la parte superior de tu pantalla.

¿Eres nuevo en la comunidad de Renaissance?

Comienza llenando este formulario de interés y nos pondremos en contacto para crear un portal de cliente.

*Todos los clientes deben completar un formulario de interés y asistir a una orientación antes de inscribirse en las clases.

 

Renaissance WBC se financia en parte mediante un acuerdo de cooperación con la Administración de Pequeñas Empresas de EEUU. Todas las opiniones, conclusiones o recomendaciones expresadas son las del autor o autores y no reflejan necesariamente el punto de vista de la SBA. Todos los programas de la SBA o programas copatrocinados se extienden al público sobre una base no discriminatoria. Se realizarán adaptaciones razonables para personas con discapacidad, si se solicitan, con al menos 2 semanas de antelación. Contacto: Contacto: Isla, Isla@rencenter.org, (415) 348-6227

🖥️ The Proven Social tactics for Restaurants (WBC 07/11/24)

I will share the most successful, and real-world proven social media tools and tactics that will help your restaurant be loved by your customers.
We will break myths, and show you practical how-to’s to get your restaurant on a path to becoming your customer’s go-to.
In this 2 hours, we will focus on:

  • Survive the deadly content ocean
  • Craft your message
  • Let Influencers tell your story

Instructor 

Alex Berea

 

Dad | Speaker | Entrepreneur | Author Expert in digitalization for Small Businesses, including marketing, online advertising, social selling. 8y Serial entrepreneur. I have built and sold 5 companies in the languages, textile and training industries. 24y Sr. Consultant in digital transformation for manufacturing with Silicon Valley software companies. 4y. Digital content producer for training programs, social media outlets. Pymes con Wevos. Book. #1 in business in Amazon across LATAM. Hobbies: Calisthenics, gymnastics, parenting & cooking. Fluent in: English, Spanish, French, Italian & Portuguese.

 


All clients must register for classes via your client portal account. Here’s how you can do it.
Already a Renaissance Client?

Log in to your client portal and access the calendar at the top of your screen

New to the Renaissance Community?

Get started by filling out a client interest form and attending an orientation.

*All clients must complete an interest form and attend orientation before signing up for classes.*

 

Renaissance WBC is 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 programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested, at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact: Isla, Isla@rencenter.org, (415) 348-6227.

Art as a Unifier: SoMa Community Expo and Celebration! 6/6/24 (WBC)

Join us at the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center for an exciting evening as we unveil our new mural by talented artists Venazir Martinez and Atlix Martinez.

This event is more than just an art unveiling; it’s a chance to connect with the community, spark creativity, and discover resources for local entrepreneurs.

See the mural for the first time and hear directly from Venazir and Atlix about their inspiration.

Learn how Renaissance supports entrepreneurs and meet other community members in a friendly atmosphere.

Enjoy complimentary refreshments as you explore our initiatives.

Everyone is welcome to join us, explore, and learn more about our work.

 

 

Registered Here!


Interested in attending this class? 

We’re thrilled to have you! All clients must register for classes via your client portal account. Here’s how you can do it:

Already a Renaissance Client?

  1. Log in to your client portal
  2. Go to the Calendar: Once logged in, navigate to the Calendar tab at your portal’s top left corner.
  3. Select & Enroll: Find your desired class, click on Enroll, answer the brief questions, and hit Submit.

New to the Renaissance Community?

  1. Get started by filling out a client interest form and creating your client portal.
  2. Orientation: Sign up for an orientation session and meet with a Renaissance team member who will work with you to assess your business needs.
  3. Post-Orientation Steps: Log into your new client portal after completing the orientation. Then, follow the steps outlined under “Already a Renaissance Client” to register for classes.

 

*All clients must complete orientation before attending classes*

🖥️Introduction to Pitch Decks (WBC 6/17/24)

Are you a small business owner eager to secure funding, attract investors, or win over potential partners? Join us for an engaging workshop designed to demystify the art of pitch deck creation and empower you to present your business with confidence and clarity.

In today’s competitive business landscape, the ability to effectively communicate your vision, value proposition, and growth potential is essential for success. Gain a solid understanding of what a pitch deck is and why it’s a critical tool for small business owners. Learn about the key components of a compelling pitch deck, including the problem statement, solution, market opportunity, business model, traction, team, and financial projections. Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your business presentation skills and unlock new opportunities for growth. Register now to secure your spot!

Facilitator: Gwendolyn Wright.

Gwendolyn Wright is the Managing Consultant of The Wright Consultants. Her mission is to start and grow businesses, increase entrepreneurs’ access to capital, and improve their financial acumen. She has extensive experience, in e-commerce, retail, and wholesale to manufacturing and distribution, consulting, and coaching small and medium size businesses for over twenty years. She has earned a reputation for having a contemporary management style, combining finance, marketing, and project management skills with entrepreneurial vision and discernment. She works well with companies in various stages of development from start-up to planned growth. She is excellent at creating sales and business development strategies. Sweet spots of focus include the food industry (restaurants and cafes, specialty retailers, and small craft foods and beverages) and the fashion industry (designers and tech, apparel, and accessories- especially jewelry). Clients are located nationwide from San Francisco to New York City. International projects include Italy, Cambodia, and Australia. Continuous market research and trend analysis have taken her around the globe to London, Hong Kong, Beijing, Panama, Johannesburg, Accra, Paris, and Tokyo. She was awarded the Small Business Finance Advocate of the Year Award by the Small Business Administration and participated in a congressional trade mission to South Africa and Ghana with Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Education includes Bachelor of Arts, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, Graduate study, Business Administration, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, Commercial Lending Graduate School, Corporate Banking Division, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. She is one of the best small business consultants and coaches in the industry!

 


All clients must register for classes via your client portal account. Here’s how you can do it.
Already a Renaissance Client?

Log in to your client portal and access the calendar at the top of your screen

New to the Renaissance Community?

Get started by filling out a client interest form and attending an orientation.

*All clients must complete an interest form and attend orientation before signing up for classes.*

 

Renaissance WBC is 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 programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested, at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact: Isla, Isla@rencenter.org, (415) 348-6227.