National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

Lessons I Learned During The National Small Business Week If you’re in the trenches of starting a business than you’ve probably come across various conferences, podcast, webinars, and workshops offering advice on starting a business.  Some of the advice is given freely and some of the advice comes with a price tag. Recently, the Small Business Administration launched their first national small business week virtual … Continue reading National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference Overview

Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference Overview Recently, I attended the Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council (SCMSDC) event.  The Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference was held at the Pasadena Convention Center. The conference connects corporate members with minority business entrepreneurs.  Their corporate members include companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft Corporation, and Johnson & Johnson. *Full Disclosure – I was invited to attend the … Continue reading Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference Overview

Small Business Interview: Brandon Walcutt, Kohsi Design Centre

Small Business Interview: Brandon Walcutt, Kohsi Design Centre I first met Mr. Walcutt (right), as a presenter at Seoul Global Center.  He presented “Business Plan Writing and Presenting” as part of the business class I attended in South Korea. He lived in South Korea for more than 16 years and now resides in New York, NY.  Previously, he was a co-owner of a publishing company, … Continue reading Small Business Interview: Brandon Walcutt, Kohsi Design Centre

How To Find The Right International Franchise

Are You Interested In Owning A Business Overseas? I read a statistic the other day about iPhone repair shops.  The statistics stated that iPhone repair shops owners can charge about $60 to repair your iPhone (sometimes it can be higher) and if you repair 10 phones a week than you can earn $600.  If you think about the math, you can make over $2,400 a … Continue reading How To Find The Right International Franchise

Small Business Owner Interview: Eric Michel, Anarchy Prints

Small Business Highlight, South Korea I first met Eric during the Oasis 2 Intellectual Property Rights class that was held at the Korean Invention Promotion Association in Gangnam-gu.  Since that time we have stayed in touch messaging in a group chat regarding startup events and hackathons in South Korea.  I want to share with everyone his journey with his company Anarchy Prints. Small Business Interview: … Continue reading Small Business Owner Interview: Eric Michel, Anarchy Prints

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Startup Visa Intellectual Property Rights Presentations

Startup Visa Intellectual Property Rights Presentations After completing the Oasis Four class I was sent an email alerting me to the upcoming Oasis-One class.  The class consisted of a two-hour orientation that would be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, and two class held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  I submitted my application online along with the necessary identification requirements. … Continue reading Startup Visa Intellectual Property Rights Presentations

Instead of A Blog​ Post Here’s What I’m Working On

Instead Of A Blog Post Here’s What I’m Working On Travel And Adventure Show In Los Angeles I’m looking forward to attending the Travel and Adventure Trade Show on Saturday, February 24th and Sunday, February 25th, 2018.  I will be updating this post later for my full review.  Additionally, I will be posting tweetable mentions on Twitter throughout the event, so follow Korean Convenience and … Continue reading Instead of A Blog​ Post Here’s What I’m Working On

Path To Obtaining A Startup Visa In South Korea

Business Startup Visa Seoul Global Center Experience & Resources New Moon with a Lunar Eclipse, new agenda for the remainder of the year.  My journey first started because I wanted to meet new friends.  Now I know what you’re thinking, there are several options for meeting new friends while living abroad.  Anyone can search on Google using the keywords, “Foreigner Meetup Groups In Seoul” and … Continue reading Path To Obtaining A Startup Visa In South Korea