Small Business Saturday
Money | Management | Marketing
From finding the right startup funding to understanding the importance of growth vs. scale for your business, all the expertise, and coaching you will need to take your business to the next level will be available at the We Buy Black Business Workshops on Saturday, August 24, 2019, from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Saturday workshops will focus on Money, Management, and Marketing. Session topics include The Seller's Mindset, 5 Steps to a Successful Start-up, and Identifying multiple revenue streams in the areas of Real Estate, Entertainment, and Franchising.
Raising Capital 101:
How do you choose the right funding strategy for your business? From lending apps to initial coin offerings (ICOs), our panelists will explore creative alternatives to traditional funding sources to help you identify the right source of capital for your business.
Network to Build Your Networth:
Networking can be scary. Learn tips and tools on how to properly network and build mutually beneficial relationships to grow your brand.
Getting to Equal: Marketing Like the Big Boys
There are many ways to market your business to appeal to your target audiences. Learn about tools to market your business on a budget and increase your brand.
Growth Track (2-5 Years in Business)
Bank Better: Keys to a Strong Relationship With Your Bank
Forming a relationship with a bank can better position you for financing and other growth opportunities. Explore the tools and strategies necessary to take advantage of these opportunities and maximize a strong relationship with your financial institution!
Grow & Scale
Hear from past winners of the Small Business Matters Pitch Competition and how they used their winnings and experience to grow and scale.
Does Your Pitch Pop?
Learn how to craft an effective pitch to tell your story and win over investors and customers.
Accelerated Track (5+ Years in Business)
How to Become Bankable
Learn about VCs, Angel Investors, Microlenders, Crowdfunding and other strategies & resources to prepare you to obtain traditional bank financing to scale your business!
Business with Major Brands
Companies are looking for diverse suppliers to do business with. Do you have the necessary business profile to compete? Find out what it takes!
Why Blockchain Matters to Small Businesses
Find out about Blockchain Technology and how it can increase sales, marketing, and much more to take your business to the next level!