26 07/2019

Makers & Micro Manufacturers Conference

2019-06-10T11:28:35-07:00July 26th, 2019|, , , , , , |0 Comments

Join our Makers & Micro Manufacturers Conference event and get plugged into the community! Learn how to access capital, network with business experts, and attend special workshops to best position your business for success. Complimentary lunch will be provided! Agenda •9:00 AM - Check-in and Networking Coffee •Access to Capital and Business Resource Info Tables [...]

9 05/2019

NY Travelers Small Business Risk Education Program

2019-04-15T10:31:01-07:00May 9th, 2019||0 Comments

VEDC and Travelers will host a business resilience conference during National Small Business Week, in partnership with NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS). NYC business owners face many challenges that can impact their operations and assets. Could your business survive a natural disaster, a fire, or a cyber attack? Join us for a business networking lunch, panel discussion [...]

11 04/2019

Travelers presents VEDC a $500,000 grant to be the national operator of the Travelers Small Business Risk Education program

2019-04-11T10:20:28-07:00April 11th, 2019|Blog, Press|0 Comments

VEDC, a community development financial institution and small business resource in the Greater Los Angeles region, in partnership with Travelers, recently celebrated Women’s History Month with its 2nd Annual Women’s Business Conference, in Van Nuys, California. Nearly 200 local women entrepreneurs and business partners participated in a day of education and motivation that included women’s [...]

30 01/2019

Financial Projections

2019-01-13T12:48:41-07:00January 30th, 2019|, , |0 Comments

This class will provide hands on training on how to do financial projections for a start-up business or an existing business.   You will learn about profit and lost statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.   Learn the importance of budgets and how financial planning and forecasting can improve sales and grow your business.   Make better [...]

29 01/2019

Doing Social Media Right

2019-01-13T12:48:40-07:00January 29th, 2019|, , |0 Comments

In this workshop you will learn how to choose the right social media networks to market your business and how they differ from each other. After learning how each of them work you will learn how to create content for them that will engage, nurture, and sell to your audience, converting them into customers.    [...]

24 01/2019

Insider Tricks to Opening a Successful Restaurant: Part 2

2019-01-13T12:48:40-07:00January 24th, 2019|, |0 Comments

Continue your journey to successfully planning for the launch of your restaurant project. We will discuss the importance of choosing the right location for your restaurant, hurdles you will have to jump through to comply with Los Angeles county and city restaurant opening requirements, how to minimize costs associated with opening, securing the best lease [...]

23 01/2019

Access to Capital

2019-01-13T12:48:39-07:00January 23rd, 2019|, , , |0 Comments

In this workshop you will learn about the importance of setting up short-term and long-term goals.  Entrepreneurs will understand how to control cost and manage liquidity all in one workshop.  You will acquire information about the difference between conventional lenders and alternative lenders. This training will help you understand why having financial stability is essential [...]