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January 2022

Start an Etsy business (SSF)

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a class provided by Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in partnership with the South San Francisco public library. Residents of San Mateo County have priority for enrollment. If you've ever used your library's 3D printer to make a jewelry charm and thought "I could sell that!" - you might be an entrepreneur. If you like to crochet, knit, sew, sketch or design, you might be an entrepreneur! Etsy enables side hustles and full-time hustles to come to life in an…

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February 2022

Financial Management – Interactive (BRC)

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Financial Management and Planning for your Business (An Interactive Workshop) February 1 and February 8, 6-8pm You have great ideas to start a business, but to raise funds you need to present a financial forecast to convince the funder that your idea will make money. If you are a current business owner, do you manage your business by the numbers? Do you know the difference between cash flow and profits? Are you reaching your business financial goals? Join this online…

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Social Media Marketing Series (BRC)

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Social Media Marketing - A Four-Week Series to Leverage Social Media for Your Business  February 3, 10, 17, 24 - 6-8pm There are many reasons why businesses don't want to use social media - from fear of saying the wrong thing, to not having the time to create content. But if your target audience is on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, or another social media platform, your business should be, too. This four-week class will help you develop and implement your social…

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Entidades Legal (BRC)

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Aprenda a Seleccionar la Entidad Legal para su Negocio 4 de febrero, 1-3 PM La entidad legal que usted seleccione para su negocio afecta las operaciones de su negocio, los impuestos que debe pagar, y la protección de sus bienes personales. Es por ello, que es my importante que usted entienda las diferencias de cada una de las entidades legales y seleccione la opción más conveniente para su negocio. No se pierda este seminario en línea! Hay una nueva forma…

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Develop an entrepreneurial mindset (BRC)

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset February 8, 1-3PM Making the transition from employee to manager is difficult as you take on new responsibilities in people and project management. Transitioning from employee to owner is even more so – you have not only your team to manage, but the product, facilities and operations. It is critical to be prepared to make that transition, not only financially but in the way you approach problem-solving and networking. This panel workshop features several successful small…

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Peninsula Orientation

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Whether you have an idea for a business or already own a business, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center can support you. But how!? In this orientation, we’ll share more about what services Renaissance provides in San Mateo County and the Peninsula, including a recommended set of classes based on your business status and support in setting up your client portal account. Renaissance has been serving the Peninsula for over a decade through its original location in East Palo Alto and its new…

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Business Licensing and Permitting (BRC)

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Getting your Business License and Permits Thursday, Feb. 10, 12-1PM We get questions all the time from small home-based businesses, pop-up/temporary businesses and others about how to do it legally. During this workshop you will learn the steps you need to get your business license and permits so that you can operate your business properly. This includes your Business Tax Licenses, Zoning Permit, Fictitious Business Name, Employer/Tax ID Number, Seller's and Temporary Seller's Permits and your Health/Food Permits.   There…

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Legal Entities (BRC)

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

How to Select your Business Legal Entity February 11, 1-3PM The legal entity you choose for your business affects your operations, your taxes, and your personal assets. It is crucial that you understand the pros and cons of every legal entity so you can select the right one for your business. This is an online workshop you should not miss! There is a new way to register! You can now register using your client profile. By setting up a client…

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Blogging for Business (Daly City)

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is a class provided by Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in partnership with Daly City Library. Residents of Daly City have priority for registration and are encouraged to sign up. This class will provide the technical skills to launch a blog and inspire participants to come up with topics to take on. We will showcase blogs in a variety of areas, from interior design to life after 50, and from photography to culinary. Options for blog hosting and good design practices…

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Manejar las finanzas – Interactivo (BRC)

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Aprendiendo a Manejar las Finanzas de su Negocio 15 & 22 de febrero, 6-8PM Usted quiere comenzar un negocio, pero para conseguir capital tiene que convencer al prestamista o inversionista que su negocio generara ganancias. Si usted ya esta en negocio, sabe la diferencia entre cash y ganancias? Esta alcanzando sus metas financieras? Los invitamos a este seminario en linea para aprender lo basico sobre como manejar las finanzas de su negocio, entender que es lo que informan los estados…

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Start Smart (BRC)

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Start Smart – 4 weeks to get your business idea in shape Feb 16, Feb 23, Mar 2, Mar 9 (Four Wednesdays), 10am-1pm If you want to build or grow a business of your own, Renaissance is here to help you do it right. Start Smart walks students through the Business Model Canvas, an innovative tool for helping transform your dreams into “Open for Business” signs. In this class you will: Define your vision Create a mission statement   Assess…

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Mercadotecnia para principiantes (BRC)

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mercadotecnia (Marketing) Para Principiantes 16, 21 & 23 de Febrero, 6-8PM Esta clase de tres sesiones te llevará de 0 a 60 en tus habilidades de marketing. Aprenderás a seleccionar tu público objetivo, a elegir la plataforma a través de la cual te dirigirás a él y a crear contenidos básicos. Si esta empezando su negocio o se ha dado cuenta de que está gastando mucho tiempo en marketing sin los resultados que quiere, únase a esta clase de tres…

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Selling Wholesale (BRC)

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Selling your Products Wholesale to Local Stores & Boutiques Thursday, February 17, 12-1PM Are you looking to get your products wholesale to local businesses? It can be an excellent way to increase exposure to your products, take the stress out of direct sales, and grow your business. This workshop will cover the ins and outs of selling large quantities of your products to local retailers including finding the right customers, figuring out the right price to sell your products wholesale,…

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Canva 101 (BRC)

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The founder of Canva was frustrated with Adobe and other professional design platforms, so she created an affordable, user-friendly site to help people create beautiful graphics! As a small business owner, you already have a lot on your plate and finding and paying for a graphic designer can be costly. At the same time, having fresh content for your social media pages is important for getting the customer's attention. Canva can solve your problem. Nicole Moreno-Deinzer will be teaching you…

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eCommerce: Getting Started (BRC)

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

eCommerce: Getting Started February 24, 1-3PM If you are ready to sell your products online or you want to know more before you place your first bulk order, this workshop is for you. This an in introductory overview of what you need to know about creating an eCommerce website, including how to design it to make it more appealing to the user / customer. We’ll be comparing several options, including Shopify and Wix, looking at basics, scaling up, and product…

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Create a SquareSpace Website (BRC)

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

People say that you don't need a website nowadays, that you can do everything through Instagram or Facebook, but we say phooey. Having a website is like having an online business card. It helps your customers find you and understand you, and it can be critical in having your business show up higher in search results. That doesn't mean it has to be expensive or complicated. Nicole Moreno-Deinzer will show you how to create a Squarespace website and give you…

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Digital Marketing: SEO (BRC)

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Digital Marketing: SEO Monday, February 28, 6-8PM Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a term thrown around by marketers, but what does it really mean? How does it help your business? SEO helps your company if you rely even a little on Google Search to bring you business. When customers type in a business name or a search term, are they going to see your website, address and phone number? Or are they going to see your competitor across town or across the…

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March 2022

Cómo Obtener Capital (BRC)

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cómo Obtener Capital para su Negocio 1 de marzo, 6-8PM Si necesita capital para comenzar su negocio o si ya tiene un negocio y planea invertir en equipo, compra de local, o simplemente necesita capital de trabajo para sus operaciones, asista a este seminario en línea para aprender que es lo que necesita para estar listo y como es que los bancos y organizaciones alternativas de credito buscan en una aplicación que va a ser aprobada. Tambien hablaremos de otras…

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Desarrollar una mentalidad emprendedora (BRC)

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Desarrollar una mentalidad emprendedora 4 de marzo, 12-1:30PM Ser una emprendedor es diferente que ser una jefe o empleado. Cuando existe un problema, la responsibilidad es suya. Cuando el negocio recibe un correo importante, usted responde. ¿Está realmente listo para aceptar las responsibilidades de ejecutar su propio negocio? Si tiene una idea para iniciar un negocio, primeramente tiene que invertir en si mismo. Este taller ayudará a cambiar su mentalidad de empleado a empleador, de jefe a gran jefe. Comenzandar…

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Master Online Advertising Series (BRC)

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Master Online Advertising (3-Week Series) March 8-15-22, 6-8pm No matter who your target audience is, they are probably online somewhere. The platforms and sites they use might be Google, Facebook, Instagram, Nextdoor, TikTok or Pinterest. Is your business on the right one? And if you are buying ads, are you making sure they reach the person you want them to? Online advertising can get expensive if you aren't careful, and this 3-class series will help you understand how the various…

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Peninsula Orientation

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Whether you have an idea for a business or already own a business, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center can support you. But how!? In this orientation, we’ll share more about what services Renaissance provides in San Mateo County and the Peninsula, including a recommended set of classes based on your business status and support in setting up your client portal account. Renaissance has been serving the Peninsula for over a decade through its original location in East Palo Alto and its new…

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Plan de Negocios (BRC)

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Plan de Negocios - 10 semanas 9 de marzo - 11 de mayo, 6-9PM La clase de 10 semanas brinda una descripción general del análisis del mercado objetivo, las operaciones comerciales fundamentales y los principios básicos de finanzas empresariales. Desarrollará habilidades comerciales fundamentales y completará un plan de negocios básico. Aprende como usar análisis del mercado objetivo a tu favor Aprende los principios básicos de finanzas empresariales. Desarrollará habilidades comerciales fundamentales Hay una nueva forma de registrarse. Ahora puede registrarse…

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Newsletter Creation (BRC)

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Imagine reaching your client while they're sitting at home on the couch and reminding them that you have a new product available or a sale going on. Imagine them being so excited, that they pop onto your website to make an appointment or buy the thing you want them to. Imagine making this a reality with a smartly designed newsletter! Newsletters go directly to YOUR clients in their email so you don't have to rely on the Instagram algorithm to…

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Zero to Food Trucker

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this four-week class, we'll map out and put together all of the main ingredients for building a successful food truck business. We'll cover: Identifying where to begin and the type of truck to own Creating a menu that your customers will crave Determining how to power your food truck Establishing your legal business entity and other regulatory topics Formulating financial projections for your food truck Creating your business operating systems We'll do this in four 2-hour, small group, online…

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Pop-Up Accelerator (BRC)

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pop-Up Accelerator - 4 weeks on grassroots marketing & temporary events March 16, 23, 30 & April 6 - 6-9pm An introduction to pop–ups, the different types of pop–ups, marketing, and making the most of it. THIS CLASS HAS REQUIREMENTS - you should either take Start Smart or Business Prep before enrolling in it OR be in business for 6 months already. Aaron Lander is the Bay Area’s foremost expert on creating and launching pop–up events, from craft fairs to festivals. In this…

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LinkedIn Profile Refresher (BRC)

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

People offer overlook LinkedIn. Thinking they need to be more “professional” to have an account. But LinkedIn can be a powerful tool. Your LinkedIn profile can help a potential client evaluate what you offer, your experience, and your professionalism. Is your LinkedIn up to date? If not, or you're looking for a pro to help you rethink what your page says about you, this workshop is for you!   There is a new way to register! You can now register…

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Starting your business on eBay (Peninsula)

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

If you're looking to earn income on the side and/or work from home, or if you're a small business who is looking to go online, eBay may be an option for you. This two-week series will help you get started on eBay and teach you the importance of great customer service. In Week 1, Nancy Nelson will review how to get started, the basics of creating an effective listing and other marketplace trends. In Week 2, she builds on the…

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How to Get Capital (BRC)

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you need capital to start your business or if you are in business and need capital to invest in equipment, buy a commercial building, or simply working capital, don’t miss this online seminar to learn how traditional and alternative lenders underwrite and approve applications. Additional ways to raise capital will also be covered. Our instructor has over 15 years of experience in finance and lending; and has helped fund thousands of small and medium size businesses successfully. Join us…

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Business Prep (BRC)

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This 10- week course provides an overview of target market analysis, fundamental business operations, and basic business finance principles. You will develop foundational business skills and complete a basic business plan, outlining your business goals and strategies to achieve them. This course will be taught by Beth Houtrow. She has over 15 years of experience supporting nonprofits, tech companies, and small businesses from launch to scale. Her expertise is in designing systems to create process efficiencies. Or more simply –…

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Access to Capital (BRC)

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

After the idea, securing capital to start your business is the most critical stage of entrepreneurship. But where from? Banks can be a good option if you have great credit, but if you've just started building a credit history or don't have great credit, what can you do? At this workshop, you’ll meet lenders from Community Development Finance Institutions, Credit Unions and other traditional and non-traditional sources of funding (We will update with specifics nearer to the date). Whether or…

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