Tag - SmallBusiness

3D Printing Basics

Take a deep dive into 3D printing! Learn how 3D printers work, in 3 easy steps, so your next project will be a success. Stick around afterward to practice with the 3D printer on a first come, first served basis. This program is designed for makers of all ages.

3D Printing Basics

Take a deep dive into 3D printing! Learn how 3D printers work, in 3 easy steps, so your next project will be a success. Stick around afterward to practice with the 3D printer on a first come, first served basis. This program is for makers of all ages.

Starting Your Own Business? What you should do before writing your Business Plan

This workshop will focus on the key steps you need to consider in organizing your business concept to creating a Business Plan. Your business concept is the fundamental idea behind your plan. Before investing your time to writing a Business Plan you need to validate the viability of your business concept. Your business model, plan, vision, and your mission are developed based on your concept. In this workshop we will discuss the following: -Defining your business concept -Ways to validation idea to testing your concept -Leverage competitive tools to gaining deeper insights -Purpose and structure of a Business Plan -Role and purpose of your mentors -Next steps...

SCORE Fort Worth Women’s Business Forum IGNITE!

Experience the 5th Annual Women Business Forum IGNITE! hosted by Score Fort Worth. Get ready to ignite innovation, engage with influential women, excel in your industry and celebrate the immense potential of women in the business world. This extraordinary event promises to be a captivating experience, inviting women entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals from all professional backgrounds to come together and embark on a transformative journey. September 14, 2023 >> 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Registration will start at 8:00 AM) Venue: Hurst Conference Center Stay for social event from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (included in your registration) Your entire day will...

Financial Statement Analysis: A Banker’s Perspective

In this workshop come learn what a banker looks for in a loan request. Acquire knowledge in preparing your financials. Lastly, understanding the 3 Basic Financial Statement types. Objectives of this workshop: -What a banker looks for in a loan request and how they think about your numbers. -Prepare you to talk to a banker about financial statements, and other metrics so they will help you finance your business as needed. -Explain in plain language basic financial terms and concepts that small business owners need to know. -Review the 3 basic financial statement types: Income Statement; Balance Sheet; and Cash Flow. -Gain a better understanding of...

How to WIN Government Contracts

Who should attend: Small Businesses! Minority & Women Owned Businesses! Veteran Owned Businesses! Disadvantaged Owned Businesses - Are you ready to get educated? What you will learn: -Learn How to Successfully Navigate Government Contracting - Follow the Blueprint Series Part 1 -How to get started -How to address and overcome the barriers -How to leverage your certifications -How to get started Presenter: Victoria Stevenson is founder and CEO of Allied-SCSS, a business development consulting firm specializing in helping minority- and women-owned businesses successfully navigate government contracting to help scale their businesses. She is a business consultant expert with more than 25 years of executive experience...

Intellectual property Copyrights, Patents, & Trademarks

Do you wonder which source you should use to protect your Intellectual Property (name, inventions, and ideas)? If so, this workshop is just right for you. Copyright, Patents and Trademarks are our resource for protection, but sometimes it is difficult to navigate through it. In this fun and informative session, you will learn : -Who you need to talk to. -What you need to protect. -Where you need to go for your Intellectual Property Strategies (Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks) that will get you headed in the right direction fast. Presenter: Astrid Laws Gulley is a certified SCORE mentor and presenter.

Women-Owned Small Business Certification Workshop

The SBA’ WOSB Certification program helps to provide a level playing field for women business owners, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting program. These contracts are for specific industries where WOSBs are under represented. Some contracts are restricted further to economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSBs). SBA maintains a list of those eligible industries and their NAICS codes. Joining the WOSB Federal Contracting Program makes a business eligible to compete for federal contracts set aside for the program. Firms can still compete for contract awards under other socio-economic programs...

Simple Steps to Starting Your Business

Do you dream about starting a business? You're not alone - millions of Americans share that dream. And yet, not everyone has the courage to get started. If you're ready to branch out on your own, this workshop is for you. Proper planning is key. One myth is that the majority of small businesses fail. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, after two years in business, the majority of startups succeed; after five years, about half fail and half succeed. Proper planning and hard work is the only way to guard against failure. You are on the right track with...