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1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
(510) 221-2000

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January 2016

Developing the Arts Economy Workshop Series

January 28, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 3, 2016

renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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This 8- week class starts Thursday, January 21st from 9:30am to 11:30am. Workshop 1 – THE PRODUCT – What is my cultural product? In this workshop, each artist will identify a product that they have to develop over the course of 2 months to bring to market. Throughout the workshop they will develop their product idea against a set of product development principles. Workshop 2 – NICHE MARKET – Who wants my product? In this workshop, artists will take the…

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March 2016

Xero: Beautiful Accounting Software (Richmond)

March 24, 2016 @ 12:45 pm - 5:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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A hands-on workshop with laptops introducing Xero, an easy to understand, cloud-based accounting and bookeeping software to help you earn the income you deserve from your hard work.     Receive 30% off the initial 6 months subscription to Xero beyond the one month FREE trial! In order to make the most of your hard work as a business owner, you must learn how to manage your business finances. It is really the first key step into making your business…

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April 2016

Las Redes Sociales Y Su Negocio (Richmond)

April 18, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$15.00
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Un taller de tres horas para aprender como comunicarse mejor a través de Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube y otros recursos de la red social, para promover su negocio! Las redes sociales tales como LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest y otras, le pueden servir para promover su negocio o sus servicios profesionales. Sin embargo, si bien estas son gratis, se necesita bastante inversión de tiempo para que sus propósitos de crear comunidad aldededor de su producto or servicio, fructifiquen. En este taller,…

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Charla: Seguros para Pequeños Negocios

April 20, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Los seguros protegen a su negocio en caso de diversas pérdidas o situaciones. Sólo usted puede decidir qué tipo de seguro requiere su negocio. En este taller, repasaremos los diferentes tipos de seguros para negocios pequenos incluyendo: Póliza de dueño de negocio, Seguro a la propiedad, Responsabilidad civil, Responsabilidad Profesional (Errores y Omisiones), Seguro sombrilla y workers compensation. Este taller es presentado por Guillermo Jimenez, experto de los seguros y agente de Farmers Insurance. Este taller es gratis para el publico…

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MeetUp: Web Design with Molly O’Kane

April 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Molly O'Kane, a business development consultant with expertise in digital marketing, analytics, and ecommerce, will present about great website design! Everyone needs a website, whether it's to market your business, sell your new e-book, or make money through advertising and affiliate marketing.  Learn what constitutes a web-friendly experience for your customers. With over 85% of customers using the internet to find local businesses, learning how to design and use your website for business is crucial. But you need to approach…

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May 2016

Legal Workshop: Legal Entity Choices for Our New Economy

May 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Sole proprietorships, general partnerships, LLC’s, many different types of corporations, newer alternatives like co-ops and triple bottom line entities for socially responsible businesses: how do you make a good legal entity choice for your business? Did you know that the legal protection of corporations and LLC’s is NOT automatic? If they don’t pass certain tests, you may end up with nothing but a cool business name and a false sense of security. This workshop walks you through a decision process…

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June 2016

The Business of Retail

June 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$120 – $240
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Attend our Business Retail course to launch or grow your Business Retail Shop. Learn the fundamentals of marketing, operations, and finance through tools and templates. Create a basic business plan and learn to manage a retail shop space. This class is ideal for hair salons and barbershop current or to-be owners. This week is an 11 week class that includes both an orientation session and a graduation session. Class meets every Monday for 3 hours from 6-9pm. Cost: $120 -…

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Five Steps to Social Media Success! (Richmond)

June 8, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$25
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How to Stop the Social Media Struggle and Engage in Effective Communication!  Introducing The Social System in a three-hour interactive workshop. Engage Your Audience! If you are like most businesses today, you know you need to be participating in social media to increase awareness of your brand and reach your customers, but you have no idea where to begin or how to know if you are doing it right. You do not need to be a marketing expert to make social…

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Charla: Micro Prestamos para Empresarios con Working Solutions

June 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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La organización, Working Solutions, tendrá una presentación educativa para personas interesadas en recibir un prestamo o aprender más sobre como tener aceso a capital para negocios pequeños. Ellos Ofrecen: Prestamos de $5,000 - $50,000 8-10% taza de interés, fijo, hasta 5 años No hay cuotas ocultas Un préstamo flexible, incluyendo uso para el costo de iniciar su negocio, mejoras a propiedades arrendadas y capital de trabajo Recursos de negocios como tutoría , asesoramiento legal gratis, talleres y la creación de redes…

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MeetUp: Web App Development with Ja Shia

June 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Ja Shia, a web application designer and media production expert will present about how emerging entrepreneurs can use free applications and basic programming for their business. Free Event! Please rsvp. Ja's biography: Ja Shia is a principal at several companies including Shia Developing, Adapt Marketing, and Cage Against the Machine. Ja is a graduate of Yale University, and has worked on creative media and technical projects for companies such as Adobe, National Geographic Television and Film, Tomorrow Partners, the Bay Area Video Coalition, and Laurel Burch Artworks. He has…

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July 2016

Charla: Mission Asset Fund presenta Lending Circles (Richmond)

July 7, 2016 @ 6:20 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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¿Quiere una manera segura y accesible de construir su historial crediticio? Aprenda sobre "Lending Circles" y obtenga un prestamo social sin intereses. Reciba hasta $2,500 y cubralo en pagos mensuales modicos. Debe de tener una id valida emitida por el gobierno y un Numero de seguro social o ITIN.   ¿Cómo comienzo? • Debe tener una identificación válida emitida por el gobierno y un Número de Seguro Social o ITIN • Vaya a LendingCircles.org y encuentre un proveedor cerca de…

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LinkedIn: Leverage to Grow Your Business!

July 12, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$20

An interactive three hour workshop on how to get your LinkedIn strategy leveraged to grow your business!     World's Largest Professional Network! LinkedIn is the most overlooked FREE online Professional Networking tool for small business marketing! At last count there were 400 million users growing by 2 per second! This means there is a high probability your customers and decision makers are in this easily accessible online database! LinkedIn makes it easier to connect to the people and things…

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Weebly: The Easiest Way to Make A Website! (Richmond)

July 13, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$25

A hands-on three hour workshop introducing Weebly: The Easiest Way to Create Your Own Website or Blog!

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Sell Online with Shopify: The Easiest Way to Build an Online Store! (Richmond)

July 26, 2016 @ 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$25

A hands-on 3 hour workshop introducing your ECommerce solution: Shopify!

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Square: Acepte pagos en cualquier lugar y venda más! (Richmond)

July 26, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$10

Un taller interactivo de tres horas para aprender a utilizar Square y sacar provecho de su poderosa base de análisis de ventas.

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MeetUp: Account Management and Closing Sales 7/27 (Richmond)

July 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Learn about account management and closing sales with Gloria Bailey-Ray. Gloria has been in sales since 1988 in an extremely competitive environment; pharmaceutical sales.  She has trained and built solid productive sales teams through understanding the importance of closing a sale. Gloria will speak to what she believes is the key to any sales presentation: having solid features and benefits to your product.  In addition, Gloria will walk through the follow up that leads to repeat sales. Gloria has over 25…

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August 2016

Legal Workshop: Before You Sign That Lease (Richmond)

August 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait!  There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial lease that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice. Taught…

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Kiva: 0% Interest Loans For Entrepreneurs (Richmond)

August 9, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$5
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If you are interested in Accessing Capital for your small business, come to this workshop to learn about Kiva, a non-profit organization that offers small business owners 0% interest, crowdfunded loans up to $10k, via a community passionate about helping entrepreneurs.

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Cree un Sitio Web: Weebly! (Richmond)

August 17, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$25

Cree un sitio web con Weebly: La forma más sencilla de crear un sitio web!

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QuickBooks: Contabilidad para Pequeños Negocios! (Richmond)

August 23, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - August 25, 2016 @ 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$25

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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Paso a Paso Orientacion (Richmond)

August 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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¿Quiere Abrir o Crecer su Propio Negocio? Iniciamos la clase de Paso a Paso, apoyamos a mujeres latinas de bajos ingresos, que quieran iniciar o hacer crecer su negocio. Venga a esta orientacion gratis para aprender mas. El propósito de esta sesión es determinar si esta lista para lanzar su negocio y para darle información completa y detallada sobre nuestro programa de entrenamiento para empresarias. El curso Paso a Paso le ayudará a comenzar, fortalecer o crecer su negocio. Acerca…

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MeetUp: Does Your Business Need Insurance?

August 31, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Does your business need insurance? When and why? How can you understand the risks, protections, and policies? What could knock your business out of business? What keeps you up at night? What the heck is your client, landlord, or bank asking for when they demand you present a certificate of insurance? What does it mean to prepare for: physical devastation (what happens if your business suffers a fire, or burglary)? lawsuit (what happens if you do your job wrong, or…

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September 2016

Paso a Paso – Plan de Negocio para Mujeres (Richmond)

September 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$100

Escriba su Plan de Negocio en 11 semanas! Un programa de empoderamiento y planificación de negocios. El curso Paso a Paso le ayudará a comenzar, fortalecer o crecer su negocio. Al finalizar el programa usted tendrá un plan de negocio profesional, el entrenamiento necesario y el empoderamiento personal para ser dueña de un negocio exitoso! El temario que se tratará en la clase incluye, estudios de mercado y planificación, fijación de precios y promoción de productos, análisis del punto de…

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Start Smart (12:45pm – 3:45pm Richmond)

September 12, 2016 @ 12:45 pm - 3:45 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$60 – $120

In this 4- week course you will find out about the basic tools you need to start a successful business. You will work with a Business Plan Canvas (a visual hands-on tool) to get your ideas down on paper, test them, refine, adjust and change to meet the needs of your market. Learn how to define your vision for your future. Create a mission statement to meet the vision. Assess if you have the skills, passion and resources. Craft a…

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Square: Take payments anywhere and sell more! (Richmond)

September 12, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$10

A hands-on three hour workshop to learn how to use Square, and the powerful analytics behind the mobile digital payments system for your business.

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Las Redes Sociales Y Su Negocio (Richmond)

September 19, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$15.00
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Un taller de tres horas para aprender como comunicarse mejor a través de Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube y otros recursos de la red social, para promover su negocio!

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Charla: Estructuras Legales para Negocios con Abogado Luis Montes

September 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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¿Conoce usted la mejor estructura legal para su pequeño neogcio? La estructura legal representa la forma en que el negocio está organizado. Es muy importante elegir la mejor estructura legal ya que ésta afectará todos los aspectos de su empresa, desde el pago de los impuestos hasta la responsabilidad financiera personal. Las estructuras legales más comunes son coporacion, sociedad de responsabilidad limitada, sociedad general, corporacion S, y propietario unico. Infórmese sobre estas clases de estructuras legales en este taller con…

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Entrepreneur’s Meetup – How To Pick Insurance For Your Business (Richmond): 9/28/2016

September 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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                                Does your business need insurance? When and why? How can you understand the risks, protections, and policies? What could knock your business out of business? What keeps you up at night? What the heck is your client, landlord, or bank asking for when they demand you present a certificate of insurance? What does it mean to prepare for: physical devastation (what happens if your…

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October 2016

Charla: La Importancia Contable y Tributaria en los Pequeños Negocios

October 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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I. TEMAS CONTABLES a) La importancia de hacer contabilidad de su negocio b) Etapas del proceso contable c) El impacto del resultado contable en los impuestos II.- LA IMPORTANCIA DE ASOCIAR UNA CUENTA DE BANCO A SU NEGOCIO a) La cuenta de banco, el “barómetro” de su negocio b) El IRS y sus cuentas de banco c) La diferencia entre su cuenta bancaria personal y de negocio d) Aspectos de su tarjeta de crédito asociada al negocio e) Deducciones de…

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MeetUp: Holiday Marketing Strategies (Richmond)

October 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Come join San Pablo EDC  at Renaissance Richmond for the MeetUp: Holiday Marketing Strategies Workshop. Learn holiday marketing strategies, such as, creating festive window displays for email and social media, marketing techniques, and overall boosting your winter sales this year. Free event! Ven y únete al taller para aprender estrategias de publicidad para los días festivos. Aprende estrategias sobre publicidad del correo electrónico y en redes sociales para aumentar sus ventas de invierno de este año . Tendremos refrescos disponibles para…

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November 2016

Legal Workshop: Before You Sign That Lease (Richmond)

November 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait!  There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial lease that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice. Taught…

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Renaissance Richmond Holiday Networking Mixer and Year End Campaign

November 30, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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January 2017

Goal Setting – Planning Meetups For 2017 (Richmond)

January 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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                  Happy New Year Entrepreneurs! I hope 2017 has started off productive and inspiring for you. We have a lot to do together as both business owners and community members. The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is committed to offering the appropriate training, networking opportunities and capitalization readiness events through out the year. We want to make sure we aligned with your needs and goals for 2017. We are in the planning our events…

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February 2017

Charla: Seguros para Pequeños Negocios

February 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Los seguros protegen a su negocio en caso de diversas pérdidas o situaciones. Sólo usted puede decidir qué tipo de seguro requiere su negocio. En este taller, repasaremos los diferentes tipos de seguros para negocios pequenos incluyendo: Póliza de dueño de negocio, Seguro a la propiedad, Responsabilidad civil, Responsabilidad Profesional (Errores y Omisiones), Seguro sombrilla y workers compensation. Este taller es presentado por Guillermo Jimenez, experto de los seguros y agente de Farmers Insurance. Este taller es gratis para el publico…

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Entrepreneurship Meetup: How To Become Funding Ready With Working Solutions

February 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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How To Become Funding Ready With Working Solutions  Working Solutions is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) whose mission is to provide microentrepreneurs with the access to capital and resources they need to start or grow a successful business. We prioritize serving low-income individuals, women, and minorities. We support microenterprise growth as a strategy to strengthen the local economy, create jobs, and build strong communities. Working Solutions has been funding entrepreneurs with loans from $5,000 to $50,000 in all 9 Bay Area…

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Paso a Paso Orientacion (Richmond)

February 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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¿Quiere Abrir o Crecer su Propio Negocio? Iniciamos la clase de Paso a Paso, apoyamos a mujeres latinas de bajos ingresos, que quieran iniciar o hacer crecer su negocio. Venga a esta orientacion gratis para aprender mas. El propósito de esta sesión es determinar si esta lista para lanzar su negocio y para darle información completa y detallada sobre nuestro programa de entrenamiento para empresarias. El curso Paso a Paso le ayudará a comenzar, fortalecer o crecer su negocio. Acerca…

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March 2017

Entrepreneurship Meetup: Launch and Grow Lab

March 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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These meetup labs will be held on the first Monday of the month at the RENCenter from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The purpose of the lab is to use networking opportunities to create monthly work sessions that help attendees accomplish sprint based objectives toward launching or growing their business. The Launch and Grow Lab develops checklists toward launching in the following areas: 1.  Market Research 2.  Finances 3.  Marketing 4.  Operations 5.  Sales 6.  Legal & Compliance 7.  Product Development 8. …

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Paso a Paso – Plan de Negocio para Mujeres (Richmond)

March 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$100

Escriba su Plan de Negocio en 11 semanas! Un programa de empoderamiento y planificación de negocios. El curso Paso a Paso le ayudará a comenzar, fortalecer o crecer su negocio. Al finalizar el programa usted tendrá un plan de negocio profesional, el entrenamiento necesario y el empoderamiento personal para ser dueña de un negocio exitoso! El temario que se tratará en la clase incluye, estudios de mercado y planificación, fijación de precios y promoción de productos, análisis del punto de…

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Charla: Como Abrir una Tienda en Richmond y San Pablo

March 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Aprenda los pasos necesarios para abrir una tienda o local en la area de Richmond y San Pablo para su negocio. Conozca como usted se puede preparar para conseguir un espacio en las calles centrales como la calle 23, MacDonald Avenue, San Pablo Avenue. Esta charla es presentada por Darlene Rios Drapkin, una especialista en la revitalización comercial en distritos urbanos y consejera de negocios de parte del SBDC de Contra Costa County. Darlene  ha ayudado a implementar programas de revitalización alrededor…

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Meetup: Crowd Fund Your Business With A Loan From Kiva (Richmond)

March 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in 2005 and based in San Francisco, with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. We celebrate and support people looking to create a better future for themselves, their families and their communities. By lending as little as $25 on Kiva, anyone can help a borrower start or grow a business, go to school, access clean energy or realize their potential. For some, it’s a matter of survival, for others it’s…

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April 2017

Entrepreneurship Meetup: Launch and Grow Lab (Richmond)

April 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

These meetup labs will be held on the first Monday of the month at the RENCenter from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The purpose of the lab is to use networking opportunities to create monthly work sessions that help attendees accomplish sprint based objectives toward launching or growing their business. The Launch and Grow Lab develops checklists toward launching in the following areas: 1.  Market Research 2.  Finances 3.  Marketing 4.  Operations 5.  Sales 6.  Legal & Compliance 7.  Product Development 8. …

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Legal Workshop: How to Write an Independent Contractor Agreement (Richmond)

April 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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  Successful independent contractor project outcome often depends on establishing and documenting realistic expectations for contract scope, performance standards, and pricing. This interactive workshop will guide you step by step through the process of creating a simple, generic independent contractor agreement that works. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice. Cost: FREE  

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Charla: Como Hablar en Publico y no Morir en el Intento (Richmond)

April 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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¿Te sientes atemorizado hablando en público? ¿Sientes que la ansiedad se apodera de ti? ¿Quieres aprender cómo hacerlo?   Tranquilo, nosotros te ayudamos! Aprende importantes tips para hablar en público. Temas como expresión corporal, tono de voz, uso de muletillas, espanglish, presentación personal, presentación profesional de información, entre otros. No te lo pierdas! Esta charla es presentada por Elena Restrepo. Elena es Colombiana y abogada con énfasis en minorias y negocios. Ha estado asesorando emprendedores en paises como Colombia, Perú, Ecuador y…

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Meetup: How Your Self-Image can Help or Hinder Your Business (Richmond)

April 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Learn about your inner and outer self image and see how it can help you improve your business. Topics covered include: 1) How to distinguish your inner and outer self-image 2) Understand how to move towards positive habits. 3) See why it is important to work as a team This workshop is presented by Joseph Riley, a Proctor Gallagher consultant. Joe works enthusiastically with individuals, groups and companies to guide them in discovering their deepest desires, reaching their personal and professional…

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May 2017

Entrepreneurship Meetup: Launch and Grow May Lab (Richmond)

May 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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These meetup labs will be held on the first Monday of the month at the RENCenter from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The purpose of the lab is to use networking opportunities to create monthly work sessions that help attendees accomplish sprint based objectives toward launching or growing their business. The Launch and Grow Lab develops checklists toward launching in the following areas: 1.  Market Research 2.  Finances 3.  Marketing 4.  Operations 5.  Sales 6.  Legal & Compliance 7.  Product Development 8. …

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Legal Entity Choices for Our New Economy (Richmond)

May 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Sole proprietorships, general partnerships, LLC’s, many different types of corporations, newer alternatives like co-ops and triple bottom line entities for socially responsible businesses: how do you make a good legal entity choice for your business? Did you know that the legal protection of corporations and LLC’s is NOT automatic? If they don’t pass certain tests, you may end up with nothing but a cool business name and a false sense of security. This workshop walks you through a decision process…

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Meetup: A Breakthrough Formula For Business Success (Richmond)

May 31, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

It has been consistently proven that knowing why you do business will allow you to know how and what to do. This is what separates successful, innovative entrepreneurs and companies from the status quo.  This engaging presentation reveals the breakthrough formula you can use to have a deeper understanding of your core values and the skills to authentically communicate your business mission to drastically increase profits. Takeaways: Discover how our education system sets us up to think in a limiting…

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June 2017

Launch and Grow June Lab (Richmond)

June 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

These meetup labs will be held on the first Monday  and third Wednesday of the month at the RENCenter from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Launch and Grow Lab Update: Our last two labs have been devoted to: Pricing goods and services Creating realistic and detailed analysis of the cost of materials to inform the pricing Creating realistic and detailed analysis of the labor to inform the pricing The steps are being invoked to ensure that your business will MAKE MONEY. We…

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Legal Workshop: Partnership Agreements for Small Business Co-Owners (Richmond)

June 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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FREE

Sharing the burdens of launching and operating a business with co-owners in a partnership, LLC, corporation, or co-op can be rewarding, even life-saving. It can also be one of the riskiest business and legal moves you ever make. Disputes among the co-owners of closely-held small businesses over business decisions, money, or time commitments can seriously harm the value of the business you have worked so hard to build. Even without disputes, how do you prevent one owner’s death, disability, family…

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Get a Free Business Website with Hack the Hood (Richmond)

June 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

​Work with youth and get a no-cost starter website for your business! Apply today! Young people in Hack the Hood Bootcamps work with local small businesses to create simple websites that look great. ​Having a website for you business is a great way to raise awareness, establish your brand, conduct e-commerce, and connect with your community locally and beyond. ​ You can support local youth learning tech skills by working with them on your business site. Over several consultations you'll get to…

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Launch and Grow June Lab (Richmond)

June 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

These meetup labs will be held on the first and third Monday of the month at the RENCenter from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The purpose of the lab is to use networking opportunities to create monthly work sessions that help attendees accomplish sprint based objectives toward launching or growing their business. The Launch and Grow Lab develops checklists toward launching in the following areas: 1.  Market Research 2.  Finances 3.  Marketing 4.  Operations 5.  Sales 6.  Legal & Compliance 7.  Product…

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Orientacion – Lanzando Su propio Negocio (Richmond)

June 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Estas Listo para Comenzar un negocio o pensar en ello? En este taller gratis, descubra su disponibilidad de negocio y obtenga los consejos y recursos, incluyendo el acceso a una amplia gama de servicios de Renaissance, para lanzar o expandir su negocio. Este taller es gratis.

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Your Financial Tool Kit: Find the right Financial Tools for Your Business (Richmond)

June 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Your Financial Tool Kit: Find the peace of mind with the right financial tools. Learn about products that are good for you and your business with Community Financial Resources (CFR). Banking / financial education tools developed or under development by CFR include: The CFR Prepaid Visa Payroll/Debit Card A secured credit builder card Savings Account on the CFR/US Bank prepaid card. and more! Community Financial Resources is a non-profit organization, founded in 2003, Community Financial Resources has assembled a network of…

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July 2017

Legal Workshop: Before You Sign That Lease (Richmond)

July 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait!  There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial lease that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice. Taught…

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Empoderamiento Femenino (Richmond)

July 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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¿Has pensado abrir un negocio? ¿Tienes dudas y temores? Empoderamiento Femenino Clase de 4 Semanas Es totalmente natural sentir temor a lo desconocido, lo primero que necesitamos conocer es en donde estamos y hacia dónde queremos ir. Te invitamos a que te descubrirás y descubras que es lo que te está deteniendo hasta el día de hoy.  Autoestima  Tu relación con el dinero  Manejo del estrés  Manejo efectivo del tiempo  Valores empresariales  Circulo de…

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Orientacion – Lanzando Su propio Negocio (Richmond)

July 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Estas Listo para Comenzar un negocio o pensar en ello? En este taller gratis, descubra su disponibilidad de negocio y obtenga los consejos y recursos, incluyendo el acceso a una amplia gama de servicios de Renaissance, para lanzar o expandir su negocio. Este taller es gratis.

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Samaschool Presents: An Introduction to the Gig Economy (Richmond)

July 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

There are a number of names being used these days to describe doing project-based, independent work: gig economy, on-demand economy, or contract work. This workshop is for anyone who is interested in learning more about how to find and excel at this new kind of work. In this info session, you'll learn all about the kinds of work opportunities available through mobile apps and platforms, the skills you need to be successful, and an opportunity to sign-up for Samaschool's FREE 12 hour…

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August 2017

Work on Your Financial Projections (Richmond)

August 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Attend our monthly lab and get to work on your financial projections for your new or existing business. Topics that will be covered include: Pricing goods and services Creating realistic and detailed analysis of the cost of materials to inform the pricing Creating realistic and detailed analysis of the labor to inform the pricing The steps are being invoked to ensure that your business will MAKE MONEY. Free workshop, presented by Bret Sweet, Program Manager. Let us know you will attend…

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Comienza o Crezca un Negocio con Confianza – Start Smart (Richmond)

August 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$60 – $120

En este curso de 4 semanas, se enterará de las herramientas básicas que necesita para iniciar un negocio exitoso. Usted trabajará con un plan de negocios visual (una herramienta visual práctico) para obtener sus ideas sobre papel, ponerlos a prueba, ajustar y cambiar para satisfacer las necesidades de su mercado. Esta clase es para hombre y mujeres emprendedores. Tarifa: $60 - $120. Becas disponibles.

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Orientación – Lanzando Su propio Negocio (Richmond)

August 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Estas Listo para Comenzar un negocio o pensar en ello? En este taller gratis, descubra su disponibilidad de negocio y obtenga los consejos y recursos, incluyendo el acceso a una amplia gama de servicios de Renaissance, para lanzar o expandir su negocio. Este taller es gratis.

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Conflict Management for Entrepreneurs: A Balanced Approach to Increased Productivity (Richmond)

August 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Conflict Management for Entrepreneurs:  A Balanced Approach to Increased Productivity Do you find yourself constantly running interference between co-workers, shifts or departments?  Is interpersonal or organizational conflict getting in the way of providing exceptional products, services or customer experiences?  Come share your story, receive encouragement, and explore workplace conflict management strategies that work! Dr. Lydia Hughes- Evans is Owner & Principal Consultant, of Pure Momentum Consulting. Her extensive experience has led her to work with both organizations and individuals in…

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September 2017

Planificación de Negocios – Business Prep (Richmond)

September 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$120 – $240

Este curso intermedio cubre conceptos básicos de negocios y está diseñado para ayudar a los participantes a determinar la viabilidad de su idea de negocio. Los participantes están preparados para escribir un plan de negocio, aprendiendo los fundamentos de marketing, operaciones y finanzas en sesiones de 3 horas en 11 semanas. Para hombres y mujeres emprendedores. Cuándo: La clase se reúne todos los martes de 6:00 pm a 9:00 pm por 9 semanas. El curso requiere su compromiso y la…

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Meetup: Escape the Bootstrap Trap with Jenny Kassan (Richmond)

September 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Escape the Bootstrap Trap: How to Get the Money You Need to Grow Your Business Without Maxing Out Your Credit Cards or Putting Your Personal Assets at Risk With Jenny Kassan Are you • Tired of not having the resources you need to do what you want with your business? • wearing a million hats in your business instead of getting the right help? • worried about how much of your personal assets you’re investing in your business? This talk will teach…

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October 2017

Richmond Meetup: Visual Merchandising in Preparation for the Holidays

October 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Entrepreneurship Meetups are an opportunity to meet and network with other small business owners, create monthly business goals, and hold each other accountable to help accomplish short-term objectives.  This October, our meetup workshop will focus on Visual Merchandising. Prepare your business storefront or booth for the Holiday Season! Learn how to create a holiday window or booth display that will attract clients and increase sales. Richmond Meetups meet monthly and cover a different topic each month. Join our mailing list for…

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November 2017

Richmond Meetup: Pursuing Capital & Advising for Your Small Business with Pacific Community Ventures

November 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Entrepreneurship Meetups are an opportunity to meet and network with other small business owners, create monthly business goals, and hold each other accountable to help accomplish short-term objectives. Title:  Pursuing Capital and Advising for Your Small Business with Pacific Community Ventures Content: Brief introduction of PCV and its small business resource programs Break into groups and assist with signing up for an advisor or small business loan Give quick tips and best practices when applying for a loan Q&A Attendees, please…

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Richmond Meetup: Cooperatives – Building A Business From Ground Up

November 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Presenter: Neil Helfman Neil is a practicing attorney who has represented, formed, and written about, workers' cooperatives for the last twenty-two years. His primary areas of legal practice include business tort litigation, employment law, and construction law. Prior to practicing law he was a member of five labor unions including teamsters and carpenters & joiners. He received a B.A from the University of California at Berkeley in 1968, J.D. from University of San Francisco in 1985. Richmond Meetups meet monthly,…

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December 2017

Free Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs (Richmond)

December 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Free to entrepreneurs! Come prepared with questions! Meet with an attorney one-on-one to discuss legal questions concerning your business i.e. payment claims, whether or not you should incorporate, contracts and agreements, etc. This is brought to you by Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights (LCCR). These consultations are free to entrepreneurs in all stages. Must pre-register to attend.

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January 2018

Start Smart (Richmond)

January 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$120
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center's Start Smart

If you are ready to start a small business or are very new to business, this class is for you! Start Smart is a four-week course where you will learn the basic tools and business fundamentals needed to start-up successfully. You will work with a Business Model Canvas (a visual hands-on tool) to get your ideas down on paper, test, refine and confirm concepts, and adjust your conclusions about customer needs. This class meets once a week for three hours.…

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Women’s Empowerment (Richmond)

January 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$40 – $100

Have you thought about opening a business? Do you have doubts and fears? It is totally natural to fear the unknown. To overcome that fear, the first thing we need to know is where we are and where we want to go. We will help you discover what is stopping from starting a business and reaching your goals. Themes that we will discuss include: Self-esteem Your relationship with money Stress managementEffective management of time Business values Creating your support system Creating a…

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Comienza o Crezca un Negocio con Confianza (Richmond)

January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$120
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center's Start Smart

Si está listo para comenzar un pequeño negocio o es nuevo en el negocio, ¡esta clase es para usted! Comienza o Crezca un Negocio 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…

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Empoderamiento Femenino (Richmond)

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$50

¿Has pensado abrir un negocio? ¿Tienes dudas y temores? Es totalmente natural sentir temor a lo desconocido, lo primero que necesitamos conocer es en donde estamos y hacia dónde queremos ir. Te invitamos a que te descubrirás y descubras que es lo que te está deteniendo hasta el día de hoy. Autoestima Tu relación con el dinero Manejo del estrés Manejo efectivo del tiempo Valores empresariales Circulo de apoyo personal. Creación de tu pizarrón de visualización ¿Miedo al fracaso? O,…

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February 2018

Planificacion de Negocios (Richmond)

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$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. Matrícula: $ 240. Las becas hasta el 50% y los planes de pago están disponibles en función de los ingresos…

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Richmond Meetup: Cooperatives Building A Business From Ground Up

February 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Entrepreneurship Meetups are an opportunity to meet and network with other small business owners, create monthly business goals, and hold each other accountable to help accomplish short-term objectives. Cooperatives: Building A Business From Ground Up A crucial step in starting a business is the choice of business entity. I will give an overview of the entity choices that includes various forms of partnerships and corporations, with an emphasis on workers’ cooperatives. I will explain the ideological and legal structures of…

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April 2018

Meetup: Create a Free Website with Hack the Hood

April 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Get a free website for your business with Hack the Hood. Get your small business services or products visible online! Attend this 2-hour informational and learn about how you can apply for free. Hack the Hood is an award-winning non-profit that introduces low-income youth of color to careers in tech by hiring and training them to build websites for real small businesses in their own communities. During 6-week "Bootcamps," young people gain valuable hands-on experience, build a portfolio, and learn…

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May 2018

Charla: Como lograr una Comunicación Efectiva en su Negocio (Richmond)

May 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Gratis

Aprenda las habilidades y conocimientos necesarias para una comunicación efectiva en su negocio y sus empleados. Conozca sobre: El proceso efectivo de la comunicación para un lider Cuidados en el lenguaje Barreras de la comunicación en el liderazgo Claves de la escucha en un proceso de liderazgo Presentado por Luis Argueta de Valor Humano. Este evento es gratis a la comunidad. Pregunta? Llama al 510-221-2003.

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June 2018

Planificacion de Negocios (Richmond)

June 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$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. En esta primera sesión, además de conocer a la instructora y descubrir los contenidos del curso, se llevara a cabo…

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Charla: Las Redes Sociales para su Negocio (Richmond)

June 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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  Vamos a discutar lo que necesita para el marketing en medios sociales y las herramientas inovadoras para obtener resultados empresariales reales. Aprenda como utilizar las redes sociales como Facebook, Google, Yelp para su negocio. Presentado por Darlene Rios-Drapkin, consejera de negocios de Contra Costa SBDC. Este evento es gratis a la comunidad. Pregunta? Llama al 510-221-2003.

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Meetup: Small Business Bookkeeping (Richmond)

June 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$30

Learn the difference between cash and accrual accounting, accounting data flow processes and how to get timely and accurate bookkeeping information. Topics include cash vs. accrual accounting, proper accounting data flow processes, the importance of budgeting, the purpose of different financial reports, the differences in computer accounting systems, cash management, and more. Taught by the Hilliard Management Group, a financial accounting consulting and training company.

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July 2018

Before You Sign that Lease (Richmond)

July 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait! There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial leases that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this…

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Contabilidad Básica para Propietarios de Pequeños Negocios (Richmond)

July 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$45

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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August 2018

Charla: Consejos y Consideraciones para Comenzar un negocio de Comida (Richmond)

August 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Prepárate y Planea antes de empezar tu negocio. Compartiremos consejos y platicaremos de consideraciones importantes para empezar un negocio de comida y te ayudaremos a desarrollar un plan para comenzar! Que tienes que saber antes de empezar un negocio de comida? Como te puedes prepar? La importancia de investigar y planear Conozca los requerimientos legales y permisos Compartiremos: Recursos Plantillas Consejos Este evento es gratis a la comunidad. Pregunta? Llama al 510-221-2003.

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September 2018

Comenzar o Crecer un Negocio con Confianza (Richmond)

September 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 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 o Crezca un Negocio 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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¡Deja de pensar y actúa ya! Conoce a tus clientes “Sin clientes no hay negocio“

September 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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$15

Todos sabemos de la importancia de cultivar una excelente relación con nuestros clientes, asi como brindar calidad, confianza y compromiso a ellos. El punto clave es, “Enriquecer Nuestro Servicio al Cliente Dia a Dia”, y asi fortalecer el crecimiento de nuestras ventas. Por que es Importante la calidad en el servicio al Cliente? Conoce los 7 tipos de clientes. Las reglas de Oro, para mantener un un buen servicio. los indicadores del Servicio. Este taller es diseñado para emprendedores que…

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October 2018

Writing Effective Independent Contractor Agreements (Richmond)

October 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Successful independent contractor project outcome often depends on establishing and documenting realistic expectations for contract scope, performance standards, and pricing. This interactive workshop will guide you step by step through the process of creating a simple, generic independent contractor agreement that works. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice. ATTENDING THE “HIRE SAFELY” WORKSHOP FIRST IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Presented by The San Francisco Community Business Law Center

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Comenzar o Crecer un Negocio: Sesión de Introducción (Richmond)

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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  Atiende esta sesión informativa* y descubre como es nuestro curso de Start Smart de 4 semanas de duración. Start Smart es un curso 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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November 2018

Meetup: Starting a Food Business: What you Need to Know, Tips, & Considerations (Richmond)

November 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Get ready and plan before starting your business. We will share tips and discuss important considerations to start a food business and help you develop a plan to start! What do you have to know before starting a business? Discuss different types of food businesses How can you prepare? The importance of researching and planning Know the legal requirements and permits We will share: Resources Templates Tips Instructor: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the…

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December 2018

Meetup: Using Technology to Help your Business Succeed (Richmond)

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Entrepreneurs will be presented with information and tips on various technology tools for various stages of business to build a stronger business strategy. Topics will include websites templates, point of sale systems, accounting/bookkeeping processes, customer retention management, and others. Instructor: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate about providing expertise and resources to English & Spanish speaking entrepreneurs, she started VP Consulting in 2014. Viridiana helps local businesses grow and thrive by…

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January 2019

Sandbox Rules: Partnership Agreements for Small Business Co-Owners

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Free

Sharing the burdens of launching and operating a business with co-owners in a partnership, LLC, corporation, or co-op can be rewarding, even life-saving. It can also be one of the riskiest business and legal moves you ever make. Disputes among the co-owners of closely-held small businesses over business decisions, money, or time commitments can seriously harm the value of the business you have worked so hard to build. Even without disputes, how do you prevent one owner's death, disability, family…

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February 2019

Food Business Series: You have a Food Idea, what’s next? (Richmond)

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop 1: You have a Food Idea, what's next? When starting a food business, it is important to have a clear concept including: Type of food you will sell Quality Cost Customer Experience In this workshop, we will discuss your business idea and define your business concept through a series of guided activities and share examples of other food…

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Negocios de Comida: Tienes una idea de comida, ¿qué sigue? (Richmond)

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller 1: Tienes una idea de comida, ¿qué sigue? Al iniciar un negocio de comida, es importante tener un concepto claro que incluya: Tipo de comida que venderás Calidad Costo Experiencia del cliente En este taller, discutiremos su idea de negocio y definiremos su concepto de negocio a través de una serie de actividades guiadas y…

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March 2019

Before You Sign that Lease (Richmond)

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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The pre-printed lease form looks daunting, and the broker is pressuring you to sign right now – but wait! There are many parts of an office, retail, or other commercial leases that you can and should negotiate with the landlord to increase the odds of success for your business. An experienced business and real estate attorney will help you learn how to make well-informed commercial tenant decisions and prepare for landlord negotiations. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this…

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Food Business Series: Know Your Numbers (Richmond)

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop 2: Know Your Numbers! Knowing your numbers and building financial projections are equally as important as knowing your food concept. Start Building your financial projections. This workshop will cover: Building a budget and projections. Costs of Goods Sold About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate about providing…

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Serie de Negocios de Comida: Conoce tus Numeros! (Richmond)

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller 2: Conoce tus Numeros! Conocer sus números y construir proyecciones financieras es tan importante como conocer su concepto de comida. Comience a construir sus proyecciones financieras. Aprende sobre: Elaboración de un presupuesto y proyecciones. Costos de bienes vendidos Sobre Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce es es una asesora y entrenadora de pequeñas empresas en el Área…

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April 2019

Food Business Series: Know Your Numbers and Financial Projections (Richmond)

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop 3: Know Your Numbers Continued! Knowing your numbers and building financial projections are equally as important as your food concept. In this workshop we will continue building & learning about financial projections, create a start up budget, learn about food costs, and other important metrics for your food business, and how to calculate them. About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana…

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Serie de Negocios de Comida: Conoce tus Numeros! (Richmond)

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller 3: Conoce tus Numeros! En este taller cotinuaremos aprendiendo sobre proyectiones financieras, crearemos un presupuesto inicial, aprenderemos sobre los costos de los alimentos y otras metricas importantes para su negocio de comida, y a como calcularlos. Sobre Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce es es una asesora y entrenadora de pequeñas empresas en el Área de la…

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May 2019

Taller de Negocios de Comida (Richmond)

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Asiste a nuestra serie mensual de Negocios Gastronomicoss con Viridiana Ponce. Esta serie se reunirá el ultimo martes de cada mes en Renaissance Richmond. Taller: TBD Sobre Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce es es una asesora y entrenadora de pequeñas empresas en el Área de la Bahía, que le apasiona compartir su experiencia y recursos con empresari@s. Ella empezó VP Consulting, un negocio enfocado en ayudar a las empresas locales a crecer. Se enfoca en finanzas, proyecciones financieras, desarrollar planes de…

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Food Business Workshop: Food Costs and Pricing (Richmond)

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop Topic: Food Costs and Pricing In this workshop, you will continue developing your recipe and food costs and know how to price your food. About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate about providing expertise and resources to English & Spanish speaking entrepreneurs, she started VP Consulting…

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June 2019

Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Ideas, Brands, Designs

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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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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Optimizando tu Presencia Online – Emprendedor o Empresa (Richmond)

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Conozca las mejores estrategias y herramientas para aumentar y optimizar su presencia online como emprendedor o empresa. Cubriremos cómo lanzar una campaña de medios sociales; creando y automatizando boletines de correo electrónico, utilizando hashtags, trabajando con Google y más. Instructor: Erick Chivichon de Chivi Digital.

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Food Business Workshop: Access to Capital (Richmond)

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
renaissance richmond, 1500 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Attend our monthly Food Business workshop Series with Viridiana Ponce. This series will meet the Third Wednesday of every month at Renaissance Richmond. Workshop Topic: Access to Capital You know how much you need to launch your business, what's next? How do you get the capital? About Viridiana Ponce: Viridiana Ponce is a small business consultant, coach, and trainer in the Bay Area. Passionate about providing expertise and resources to English & Spanish speaking entrepreneurs, she started VP Consulting in 2014.…

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