Upcoming Events

Date:
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:
6:00 pm PT
Please join Small Business Majority, Opportunity Fund and the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Silicon Valley at the Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for an interactive presentation on CalSavers, California's new individual retirement savings account for small businesses unable to offer a workplace based retirement plan. The program is free for business owners to facilitate and may offer your business a competitive advantage to attract and retain a talented workforce.

Topics Include:
Event type: General Small Business, Retirement Security, Women's Entrepreneurship, Freelance Economy, Rural Entrepreneurship Presentation
Location: San Jose, CA
Date:
Monday, February 10, 2020
Time:
6:00 pm PT
Knowledge is power in 2020. 

Recent changes to California laws are leveling the playing field for entrepreneurs, allowing small business owners more flexibility with both their time and their finances. Join the Oakland African- American Chamber of Commerce, Start Small Think Big and Small Business Majority for an interactive presentation to learn how entrepreneurs are able to make and sell food from home and the legal essentials every entrepreneur must know for doing business online in California. 

Topics of discussion include:

Event type: Access to Capital, Women's Entrepreneurship, Freelance Economy, Advocacy Workshop
Location: Oakland, CA
Date:
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time:
5:30 pm
Grow your idea for a business or side hustle and to earn income. Learn tips to:
  • Guide a business idea
  • Create a start-up business plan
  • Manage personal and business finances
  • Find funding
  • Increase your personal credit score with free coaching
This Wednesday workshop is free, but advanced registration is required. Registered attendees will receive free snacks and free child/family care at the event.
Event type: Access to Capital Workshop
Location: Chicago, IL
Date:
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Time:
9:30 am
Grow your idea for a business or side hustle and to earn income. Learn tips to:
  • Guide a business idea
  • Create a start-up business plan
  • Manage personal and business finances
  • Find funding
  • Increase your personal credit score with free coaching
This Wednesday workshop is free, but advanced registration is required. Registered attendees will receive free snacks and free child/family care at the event.
Event type: Access to Capital Workshop
Location: Chicago, IL
Date:
Monday, March 2, 2020
Time:
11:00 am PST

On January 1, a new state employment law (AB 5) went into effect that requires many independent contractors to now be classified as employees—a change that could impact small businesses like yours. 

Event type: Access to Capital, Workforce Webinar
Location: CA

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