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 [...]
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 [...]
Travelers presents VEDC a $500,000 grant to be the national operator of the Travelers Small Business Risk Education program
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 [...]
Veteran EDGE (Engage. Develop. Grow. Evaluate) is a four-day conference dedicated solely to veteran and military spouse business owners and the ecosystem that supports them.
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 [...]
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. [...]
Want to become a successful online retailer? Or have a profitable e-commerce site to supplement your income? Attend this workshop to educate yourself about all the steps to start an online business.
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 [...]
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 [...]