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

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 Grant Writing Basics

15 Tips for Writing A Grant Proposal or Crowdsourcing Campaigns   There are many categories for grant allocations (Federal, State, Local, Corporate) geared towards small businesses.  Although, the process may seem daunting these awards can be great resources for entrepreneurs. Here are some basics tips for writing your next grant proposal or crowdsourcing campaigns. Understanding the grant proposal eligibility requirements:  i.e. locations, demographics, company industry, detailed explanation … Continue reading Small Business Grant Writing Basics

A List Of Websites Great For Conducting Research

A List Of Websites Great For Conducting Research

Are You Looking For Stats, Maps & Information? Whether you’re writing a small business grant, business plan or angel investor pitches at some point you will need to check facts, and gather statistical data because let’s face it you can’t rely on community forums as your go-to for citation documentation. While attending classes at California State University Northridge I often found myself within the library … Continue reading A List Of Websites Great For Conducting Research

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

Tips For Bloggers and Entrepreneurs

Tips For Bloggers And Entrepreneurs

Tips For Bloggers And Entrepreneurs The learning curve of starting a small business has been a steep and steady incline. The age-old adage one step forward, two steps back swirls around in my head. Whether it has been learning new social sharing applications like Pinterest or trying to articulate business goals while writing a business plan.  You don’t know, what you don’t know until you … Continue reading Tips For Bloggers And Entrepreneurs

Startup Assistance In Seoul

Startup Assistance in Seoul

Startup Competitions and Meetup Groups in South Korea Obtaining positive reviews from consumers is crucial to any business future success.  The term “Word-Of-Mouth” is one of the words that perfectly describe South Korea’s business culture.  If you’re interested in the startup scene in South Korea check out these resources to assist foreigners with business development. K-Startup Grand Challenge The “K-Startup Grand Challenge” is administered by the … Continue reading Startup Assistance in Seoul