Register Here Ser propietario de un negocio puede ser una empresa estimulante, exigente y lucrativa, pero no es para todo el mundo. Un elemento clave del éxito es la capacidad de planificar el presente y el futuro. Cuanto más planifiques, más informado estarás, lo que a su vez te ayudará a centrar tus prioridades y a tomar grandes decisiones en el proceso. Las finanzas personales y de negocios son disciplinas importantes en el ambito financiero. El exito en gran medida, depende de un plan, y dar prioridad a los objetivos que la persona se ha propuesto. Opciones de asistente en persona e híbrido Instructions: En persona: El evento en persona se llevará a cabo en 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero CA 93422-4269 Virtual: los asistentes recibirán la información de inicio de sesión de Zoom* la mañana del evento.
Register Speaker: Kay Mardon, Lender Relations Specialist (SBA) The U.S. Small Business Administration helps small businesses get funding by setting guidelines for loans and reducing lender risk. These SBA-backed loans make it easier for small businesses to get the funding they need. Learn how SBA loan programs can help you Start, Grow, and Expand your business. 7(a) Loans - A group of SBA loans which guarantee portions of the total amount, cap interest rates, and limit fees. 504 Loans - Long-term, fixed-rate financing to purchase or repair real estate, equipment, machinery, or other assets. Microloans -The smallest loan program, providing $50,000 or less to help businesses start up and expand. Instructions: There are two ticket options: 1. Attend in person - there are 20 in person seats available for this webinar. Please choose the "Attend in person" ticket. Current COVID-19 indoor gathering guidlines will be followed. In person event will take place at the Cal Poly CIE Hothouse (872 Higuera St., SLO, CA 93401). 2. Attend via Zoom - there are 100 zoom webinar seats available for this webinar. Please choose the "Attend via Zoom" ticket and you will recieve Zoom login information one day before the event.
8:30-9:30AM - Keynote Speaker 9:30-10AM - In Person Networking A distinguished panel of venture capitalists will discuss current trends and what investors look for when deciding whether or not to fund your new venture. Experts will share real-world experiences that provide insight into how investment decisions are made. This is helpful for anyone interested in commercializing their venture or investors who want to hone their skills. Panelists include representative from Central Coast Ventures, Entrada Ventures and Santa Cruz Ventures.
Register Learn How to Set Up Your Company with QuickBooks Selling: invoices, sales receipts, payments, deposits, credit memos, and customer statements Buying: bills, bill payments, checks, bill payment stubs, and credit memos Inventory: purchase orders, receive items, adjust inventory Sales Taxes: set up, adjust, pay, and report sales taxes Damon Watkins is the Director of Finance & Operations for Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. He is a motivated, personable business professional with a 15+ year track record in multiple aspects of financial control, management and policies/procedures. He prides himself on having strong communication skills, and is accustomed to working with sensitive and confidential records, always protecting and maintaining confidentiality.
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Register After three months of rigorous work, Cal Poly's most promising entrepreneurs are ready to showcase their startups. See how three months of intensive workshops, dedicated mentorship, hard work and collaboration have prepared our teams to turn their startup ideas into real, viable business ventures. Watch their pitches and network with the teams to learn more about their startups. Food and drink will also be available for purchase. Can’t make it in-person? No worries! Select our virtual ticket option* to tune into the event via YouTube Live for FREE. In-person seating is limited, so don’t wait — order your ticket today to reserve your spot. In Person (General Admission & Students): $10 Virtual Viewing (General Admission & Students): FREE
Register Are you passionate about food and dreaming of owning your own restaurant? Join us for an informative and hands-on workshop led by local restaurateur Ben Arrona, who will guide you through the essential steps of launching a successful restaurant business. In this comprehensive workshop, Ben will share his expertise gained from years of experience in the restaurant industry. Whether you're a seasoned chef looking to venture into entrepreneurship or an aspiring restaurateur, this workshop is designed to provide you with the fundamental knowledge needed to turn your culinary dreams into a thriving reality. Workshop Highlights: Defining Your Business Model: Discover the various business models available for restaurants and learn how to choose the one that aligns best with your vision. We will delve into key considerations such as dine-in, takeout, catering, and more. Navigating Licensing and Regulations: Obtaining the necessary licenses and approvals is crucial for any restaurant. Learn how to navigate local government regulations, ensuring that your business operates within legal boundaries. Manager's Food Handlers Certificate: Gain insights into the importance of food safety and hygiene. We will guide you through the process of studying for and obtaining a manager's food handlers certificate, a crucial credential for running […]
Register 8:30-9:30AM - Keynote Speaker 9:30-10AM - In Person Networking Join us this month to hear the entrepreneurial journey of Miles Hischier, the visionary behind HiView, a Google Workspace Reseller and Professional Services Firm. With experience gained from working at Square in San Francisco, Miles established HiView in 2016, providing businesses not only with Google Workspace subscriptions but also invaluable support and migration services. Engage in insightful discussions as Miles shares his path from Square to HiView's success, demystifying Google Workspace's potential, and learn how HiView's 17-strong team caters to 450+ clients. This event offers networking opportunities, a Q&A session, and a spotlight on HiView's achievements. Reserve your spot now for a morning of inspiration, knowledge-sharing, and connections with fellow entrepreneurs and professionals.
Register If you're in the beginning or mid-stages of developing a retail business, this workshop is made for you! The world of retail is rapidly evolving, and having a strong online presence is now more important than ever. Join us for an enlightening session that will empower you to take your retail venture to new heights in the digital landscape. Workshop Highlights: 1. Selling Your Product Online: Where to Start? Embarking on the online journey can be overwhelming, but fear not! We'll guide you through the essential steps to get started. From setting up your online store to choosing the right platforms, we'll help you navigate the initial challenges and kickstart your digital retail adventure. 2. Exploring Online Marketplaces: Etsy, Amazon, and Beyond: Ever wondered which online marketplace is the right fit for your products? Learn the ins and outs of popular platforms like Etsy and Amazon, and discover their pros and cons. Get expert insights on selecting the ideal marketplace that aligns with your brand's vision and target audience. 3. Systems and Tools for Sustainable Growth: As your retail business flourishes, managing operations efficiently becomes paramount. We'll delve into the crucial systems and tools that can streamline your […]