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October 2023

How To Set Up & Register Your Business

Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This in-depth webinar addresses a multitude of important topics regarding legal entities and other important decisions you will need to make as a business owner. One of the first decisions will include how the company will be structured. Because of this, we will cover the basics of regulatory filings that permit new owners to properly set up entities in California.   Our discussion will cover legal formation for startups, including:    • LLC’s, S-Corporations, C-Corporations    • DBA’s    • Business permits    •…

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What You Need To Know About Insurance For Your Small Business

Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Every business has certain risks related to its operation. To protect your business and personal assets, insurance coverage is critical. In this workshop, you will learn about the myriad types of insurance, the rationale for procuring the various insurance types, and come away with an understanding of how they can apply to your business.   Specific Learning Objectives: · Why do small businesses need insurance? · Exactly what kinds of coverage are available? · What insurance is needed for employees? · What…

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Turning Your Dream Into A Business

Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This class will help you take the first steps to become a new business owner or legitimize a side hustle or hobby.   In this class we will help you:    • Figure out what you don’t know    • Define your basic business model    • Outline the basic steps of setting up your entity and bank account    • Figure out the appropriate licenses, permits and insurances    • Understand available funding strategies    • Begin to form your basic business plan REGISTER NOW

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Trademark & Copyright Explaine

Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Confusion often abounds regarding trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets. These are all intangible creations of the human intellect, usually referred to as “Intellectual Property.” Regardless of the focus of your business, it is likely that Intellectual Property (“IP”) is one of the most valuable assets of your business.  This webinar will help you understand the differences among the various types of IP and what it is that IP can protect. Finally, you’ll understand how you can invoke that protection, either…

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Developing An Actionable Business Plan

Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You can’t get there if you don’t know what or where “there” is. This class is intended to assist both startups and expanding or scaling businesses in developing an actionable and measurable plan for the next steps in growing a profitable business.   In this class we will actively work on:    • Defining your business model    • Identifying your place in the market    • Identifying your customers and revenue channels    • Identifying expansion opportunities    • Costing and pricing    • Revenue…

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The Basics of Leasing

Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us to learn from our guest speaker, Karie Armstrong, about the ins and outs of leasing for brick and mortar. Karie will cover the leasing process, how to use a broker, and site selection. During the webinar, we will discuss the different types of leases, timelines and expectations, letter of intent, in addition to the build-out of the space and funding evaluation. REGISTER NOW

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