Creating Connections for Struggling Businesses through the Refocus Workshop

Co Starters

0 small business owners supported 0 workshops 0 grants provided How Pasco Economic Development Council’s SMAR Ts tar t used the CO.STARTERS Refocus business recovery workshop to reach unsupported entrepreneurs in their community and connect them to vital support. THEIR SOLUTION Daniel found his solution with Refocus , a CO.STARTERS workshop for business owners who are stuck specifically due to the impacts of the pandemic. CASE STUDY.

 GrowOK workshop comes to Durant & McAlester on July 18-19

Innovation 2 Enterprise

GrowOK, a free one-day venture assessment workshop designed to help rural and tribal entrepreneurs understand the markets they serve, is coming to Durant and McAlester on July 18-19. with support from seven state and federal partners, the GrowOK workshop helps participating entrepreneurs explore the ideal customer segment for their new business concepts. The workshop is free to tribal citizens and residents of rural Oklahoma with a completed registration form. July 10, 2019.

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GrowOK workshop for new and growth-oriented ventures returns to Durant, McAlester on September 25-26

Innovation 2 Enterprise

GrowOK, a free one-day venture assessment workshop designed to help rural and tribal entrepreneurs understand the markets they serve is returning to Durant and McAlester on September 25-26. with support from seven state and federal partners, the GrowOK workshop helps participating entrepreneurs explore the ideal customer segment for their new business concepts. The Durant workshop will begin at 9 am on September 25 at the Choctaw Nation Headquarters, 1802 Chukka Hina Dr., Room 1419.

GrowOK & ExtraBold workshops set for June 6-7 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa

Innovation 2 Enterprise

A pair of free workshops designed to help rural and tribal entrepreneurs and small business owners understand the markets they serve and increase sales are scheduled for June 6-7 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. with support from the Cherokee Nation and six other state and federal partners, the GrowOK workshop is a special one-day venture assessment program scheduled for June 7. Registration deadline is the week prior to the workshop, and is required to attend.

Spring Workshop: Durham, NC, June 2018

Forward Cities

The spring workshop attracted 200+ leaders from our member cities and was designed to be a practical, hands-on experience that attendees can walk away from and immediately apply a set of ideas into their own work. The spring 2018 workshop was in Durham, NC June 4-6. The post Spring Workshop: Durham, NC, June 2018 appeared first on Forward Cities.

GrowOK workshop for new and growth-oriented ventures returns to Okmulgee on August 9

Innovation 2 Enterprise

GrowOK workshop for new and growth-oriented ventures returns to Okmulgee on August 9. GrowOK, a free one-day venture assessment workshop designed to help rural and tribal entrepreneurs understand the markets they serve, is returning to Okmulgee on August 9. with support from seven state and federal partners, the GrowOK workshop helps participating entrepreneurs explore the ideal customer segment for their new business concepts. The GrowOK workshop will conclude at 4 p.m.,

Serving the Underserved: The Commons on Champa // Denver, Colorado

Co Starters

an ideation workshop for people who have ideas but aren’t sure whether they are worth pursuing. If they feel confident in their idea after the workshop, individuals can proceed to Business Bootcamp and CO.STARTERS Core. For community members over the age of 50, although they are invited to all the programming, a workshop by the AARP Foundation, Work for Yourself 50+, targets the specific needs of their often under reached demographic. “If you’re starting up, start here.” .

Serving the Underserved: The Commons on Champa // Denver, Colorado

Co Starters

an ideation workshop for people who have ideas but aren’t sure whether they are worth pursuing. If they feel confident in their idea after the workshop, individuals can proceed to Business Bootcamp and CO.STARTERS Core. For community members over the age of 50, although they are invited to all the programming, a workshop by the AARP Foundation, Work for Yourself 50+, targets the specific needs of their often under reached demographic. “If you’re starting up, start here.” .

Serving the Underserved: The Commons on Champa // Denver, Colorado

Co Starters

an ideation workshop for people who have ideas but aren’t sure whether they are worth pursuing. If they feel confident in their idea after the workshop, individuals can proceed to Business Bootcamp and CO.STARTERS Core. For community members over the age of 50, although they are invited to all the programming, a workshop by the AARP Foundation, Work for Yourself 50+, targets the specific needs of their often under reached demographic. “If you’re starting up, start here.” .

The Secret to Creativity Is Not What You Think

Co Starters

They host online courses and coaching workshops to pass on Shelley’s knowledge to a new community of healthy, innovative entrepreneurs. ABOUT THE GUEST Shelley Prevost is a licensed therapist, educational psychologist, and experienced workshop facilitator.

We Built a More Inclusive Accelerator—Here’s What We Learned

GAN

We gather qualitative and quantitative data, and capture survey feedback from founders after workshops, after meetings with investors, and after each event. For example, founders in our first and second cohorts reported that only 40% of workshops were conducive to group learning. So we canceled most workshops and moved those topics to one-on-one coaching sessions for the next cohort experience. Guest Blog by Lunar Startups.

Including the 50+: Overlooked Aspects of Inclusion in Ecosystem Building, Part 1

Co Starters

Work for Yourself@50+ is a workshop for older entrepreneurs created by AARP Foundation. The Work for Yourself@50+ program is accessible in two forms: a two-hour face-to-face workshop and a downloadable toolkit. People can download the toolkit and find workshops here. Attending a workshop and completing the exercises in the toolkit convinced her that a business built around her passion for yoga was a better idea. “I By Rich Bailey.

We Talked to 150 Entrepreneurs

Co Starters

Refocus Workshop: This new CO.STARTERS offering is a free two-hour workshop offered virtually for any entrepreneur who is stuck due to the COVID-19 crisis. The goal of the workshop is to help you reimagine your business and adapt to the changing circumstances. Are you interested in bringing the Refocus Workshop and other programs to entrepreneurs in your community? Here’s What We’re Learning about How to Survive. by David Kraus.

LIFT10: Workshop on Hacking Venture Capital

Fred Destin

This morning at the excellent LIFT Conference I gave a two hour workshop on " Hacking Venture Capital " designed to give entrepreneurs a hands-on experience of (a) pitching and (b) negotiating with detailed debrief and tricks of the trade. Presentation used in support of a workshop on hacking venture capital fiven at #LIFT10 to 50 attendees by @fdestin from Atlas Venture on 7-May-2010" href="[link] Venture Capital - Part I on Prezi.

CO.STARTERS Launches New Initiative Focused on Small Business Recovery

Co Starters

This is why we launched the Refocus workshop, a two-hour session in which business owners work in a collaborative setting to creatively problem-solve. This workshop primarily utilizes the CO.STARTERS Canvas , a simple but powerful tool that allows business owners to creatively problem-solve and make smart adaptations to their business model based on changing customer needs. A five-step Road to Recovery framework to help entrepreneurs adapt now and for the future.

Fighting for our Soldiers: Action Zone // Tampa, Florida

Co Starters

After the entrepreneurial mindset workshops, the cohort goes through a “validation camp,” where participants are stripped of their personal technology and taken to a campground. For six months, admitted ventures participate in practical application workshops that provide hours of one-on-one coaching with CPAs and other business experts, while also meeting with a board of advisors for strategic long-term success.

Addressing the Gaps: Auckland University of Technology // Auckland, New Zealand

Co Starters

In addition to their main programming, Sabrina and the entrepreneurship team provide ad hoc seminars and workshops as experts and authorities visit the school. They’ve also offered the CO.STARTERS Generator youth program for the local community in addition to some workshops for local entrepreneurs. “There is a gap in Auckland that we are trying to fill.” .

Good News from Small Business in the Time of COVID-19

Co Starters

Incubator Works in southern New York state ran a virtual CO.STARTERS Get Started Workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs and had so much engagement they kept the group going. Nevertheless, We Rise. We at CO.STARTERS are in the trenches right now with the entire small business support community, slogging through red bottom lines, loan application purgatory, and a constant barrage of not-so-good news. What keeps us going? The fact that it’s not all bad news.

Moving trans advocacy forward in Jamaica

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

supporting young adults with mental disabilities, and soon after attended an advocacy workshop in Trinidad. This workshop culminated with Neish’s own trans identity journey, where Neish remembered that it “happened like magic.” By Jewelle Saunders.

America's Small Business Development Center 2020 Virtual Conference

Smart Hustle Magazine

At the virtual conference, live events will take place from 1-4pm EST. Over 100 on-demand, high-quality professional development workshops will be accessible online. These workshops are available from September 29, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

StartupNation Radio featuring SCORE of Southeast Michigan and PIXO VR

StartupNation

Workshops available for entrepreneurs through SCORE. On today’s episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff chats with two entrepreneurs in the Detroit metro area: Armando Ojeda and Sean Hurwitz.

How one YLAI Professional Fellow unlocks potential through mentorship in Antigua and Barbuda

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

JEI typically provides entrepreneurship training through regular workshops in Antigua and Barbuda. By Caroline Sachdeva. “I I believe each individual is unique and possesses greatness within them,” says Janese Henderson.

CO.STARTERS is a Small Business Too: Part II

Co Starters

We also launched a two-hour workshop, called Refocus, that helps business owners who feel stuck walk through a creative process to rethink their business model. The second in a series of inside tips on how we’re keeping our own small business going during the pandemic.

Ramon Ray and Seth Godin to Launch Small Business Essentials on Akimbo

Smart Hustle Magazine

In just a few days, Ramon Ray and Seth Godin are launching Small Business Essentials on Akimbo, an innovative online workshop platform. The Small Business Essentials workshop is the latest addition to the lineup of Akimbo courses.

GAN Partner, Chargebee, on How Startups Can Get the Most Out of Office Hours with a Mentor

GAN

We also offer comprehensive resources to these startups, including a software perk, educational workshops, and counseling in the form of one-on-one office hours. Mentors also read lots of books and articles, listen to podcasts, and attend a ton of conferences and workshops. I work for Chargebee, a recurring billing and subscription management product used by thousands of customers in more than 53 countries and a proud GAN Partner.

Techstars Startup Weekend Goes Small Town: The Small Town Tech Advantage

TechStars

The rest of the weekend is devoted to mentorship, workshops—and getting out of the building to validate ideas, develop prototypes, and finally pitch the companies on Sunday night to a panel of judges. Friendly neighbors, wide open spaces, fresh air—the benefits of rural living are real. And now, with the trend toward remote working and co-working spaces strong and growing, tech companies are realizing that they can work with talented people who live anywhere, including small towns.

Sell More Faster: The Recipe for Startup Sales Success

TechStars

At Techstars, Amos found that other MDs often asked him to come and do workshops or talk to the startups in their programs about sales issues. He discovered he was getting the same set of questions over and over again, so he started creating workshops and writing blog posts, hoping to scale his ability to share knowledge. . The problem with workshops and blog posts is that they’re too short.

Moving Your Small Business Online

Co Starters

And by the way, if you’re having trouble thinking of who your customer is in a more specific way than “everybody,” check out our Refocus workshop. What you need to do (and what you don’t) to sell in a digital world. COVID-19 has brought tech-stress to an all-time high among many entrepreneurs.

Keep in touch: Client outreach is critical during business slumps

Entrepreneurs' Organization

We did live events or podcasts and workshops. Is your business struggling due to the pandemic? You’re not alone. Around the globe, entrepreneurs are creating new ways to stay afloat —and that includes reaching out to clients and prospects in new ways.

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Meet YC in São Paulo – Sept 14

Y Combinator

YC’s president Geoff Ralston, YC partner Kevin Hale and Director of Admissions Stephanie Simon will host a workshop and Startup School Meetup on September 14. At the workshop, you’ll hear what happens at Y Combinator, what we’ve learned from funding over 2,000 companies, and we’ll be joined by YC alumni who will talk about what it was like going from Brazil to YC. The deadline to sign up for the workshop is September 12.

Wrap-up of the Startup Community Leaders Mission USA 2018

Startup Catalyst

We also had a number of group workshops and facilitated discussions on every aspect of startup community building and founder support. The second Startup Community Leaders Mission to the USA took place from 11-18 March 2018, with 20 participants taking part, including 14 from 11 different regional towns in Queensland, 3 from Brisbane, one from Sydney, one from Adelaide, and one from New York (assisting the Beach City film crew).

i2E asks ‘why not’ and rolls out e3 class for entrepreneurs during pandemic

Innovation 2 Enterprise

We also rolled out our first cohort of e3, our reimagined and redesigned four-week workshop series to Evaluate, Equip, and Empower Oklahoma’s entrepreneurs to perform structured market validation before they launch their new business. Before COVID, we would have insisted, with many good reasons, that entrepreneurs participating in e3 attend workshops in person. By Scott Meacham. This past week, we reopened our offices.

LaunchPad Success Story: Joshua Pierce, The Diversity Org Founder Gives First

TechStars

Thirdly, after connecting with and educating students at an assembly and helping them get into a partner organization’s college pipeline program, the Diversity Org connects students to mentors, professional development workshops with employees from Fortune 500 companies and internships in its network of corporate partners. Joshua Pierce knows the impact one opportunity or one mentor can have on a young person’s trajectory.

Practical Metrics and Methods: ESHIP Goal 5 – Part 2

Ecosystem Builder Hub

2019: Global Entrepreneurship Workshop: Advances in Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Research – TBS Business School (Nov, 18th, Toulouse). The research workshops blending scholars, educators, policy makers, entrepreneurial champions, and ecosystem builders can only get better [e.g., Practical Metrics and Methods (Academic Edition): Identify and develop better metrics and methods for ecosystem building.

ESHIP Year Three: From Inspiration to Action

Co Starters

Drawing on design thinking principles, this interactive workshop asked ecosystem builders to think about the biggest challenges they face in their work and what it would look like if they could wave a magic wand and solve that challenge. . More than half of our CO.STARTERS national team (8 out of 15!) just returned from the third annual ESHIP Summit in Kansas City a few weeks ago.

One woman’s path to financial empowerment leads the way

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Our offerings, whether it be financial coaching, an online course, event, or workshop, are all geared towards helping Jamaicans make smarter decisions and create thriving financial lives. 2018 YLAI fellow Kenishia Mais is the founder of ThrivingDollars , a financial education platform empowering young adults with the tools and resources they need to make smarter decisions, create their ideal financial lives, and gain the freedom to pursue more of what they love.

How Employers Can Support Workplace Mental Health

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Or, educate staff about maintaining a healthy lifestyle in a company-sponsored workshop led by a health professional. Contributed by Bethany Seton. Our mental health clearly affects all aspects of our daily life—including the way we do business and conduct ourselves in the workplace.

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