Local Workshops

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Jul 8, 2015
8:00am - 4:00pm PDT
Seattle, WA
Building a Business Plan
The flagship workshop is coordinated by Jerry Zyskowski.  Over the last 20 years, Jerry has helped numerous businesses get started and/or improve their current business operations.  Learn...
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Jul 9, 2015
9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Seattle, WA
Navigating Federal Business Taxes
What you need to know to start and sustain your company without being so focused on your tax return. In this class you will learn the types of entity structures and their tax effects, important...
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Jul 9, 2015
10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Seattle, WA
Licensing & Registration - What You Need to Know
Once you've chosen your business entity (limited liability company, corporation, sole proprietor, etc.), then it's time to register and license your business. Hear what steps you need to...
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Jul 9, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Seattle, WA
How to Get Money for Your Business
Learn about the SBA loan programs and gain insight from industry lenders and what they are looking for. Topics covered include: SBA loan process, eligibility, what you can use the funds for, the 5...
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Jul 9, 2015
1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Seattle, WA
DIY Market Research
Whatever stage your business is at, it’s vital to stay ahead of the competition. Information is key to success, but can be expensive or time-consuming, if you don’t know where to look....
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Jul 10, 2015
9:00am - 12:30pm PDT
Seattle, WA
How Good Is My Business Idea? Start-up and Launch Your Business Faster and Smarter
Launching a new business and getting ready to lead a successful company can be overwhelming and confusing. Most founders and aspiring entrepreneurs are unfamiliar with how to create realistic...
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Jul 17, 2015
1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Seattle, WA
Which Social Media Site is Right For You?
The beginning of the year is a great time to reevaluate and adjust your marketing, so let's look at your social media for 2015!  The three most widely used social media sites are...
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Jul 22, 2015
9:00am - 12:30pm PDT
Seattle, WA
Time Management for Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners: Bend the Curve™
If poor time management leaves you frustrated or holding you back from getting the most out of work and life then this workshop is for you. Whether you own a business, are thinking about starting...
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Jul 24, 2015
10:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Seattle, WA
Starting a Non-Profit Organization
Start your nonprofit with a solid plan. Learn how to get registered in WA State, apply to the IRS for tax-exempt status, and gain financial support. In this workshop, we explore the trade-offs...
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Jul 29, 2015
9:00am - 12:30pm PDT
Seattle, WA
Crowdfunding: Bend the Curve™
Crowdfunding is growing in popularity as an alternative to traditional methods of raising capital for business. Since its inception, the largest crowdfunding platform has surpassed more than $1...
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