USC Retail Space Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

{This special opportunity is a result of a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) negotiated by United Neighbors in Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD) Coalition. CD Tech, RISE, Conaxion, and a host of other partners have been tasked with identifying a small business(es) to occupy retail space at The Lorenzo Apartment Complex (USC student luxury housing). Types of businesses preferred are retail and food-based … Continue reading USC Retail Space Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

3 Sneaky Ways to Reach Your Target Market on Instagram (2016)

by Hassan del Campo from Micro Business Monday ™ We struggle with this. So we brainstormed. Watched a lot of Youtube videos. Ate some mangoes. And this is what we came up with. Enjoy. 1.) Discover who your competitors are on Instagram by searching keywords in Google and key hashtags in Instagram. Look for pictures that look … Continue reading 3 Sneaky Ways to Reach Your Target Market on Instagram (2016)

Entrepreneurs Make the Worst Fortune Tellers

by Hassan del Campo from Micro Business Monday™ As entrepreneurs there may be a tendency to distance ourselves from the barriers that are preventing our advancement. Simply put, we can get in our own way – placing blame on lack of money, “the economy”, and other people. We give these things power instead of empowering ourselves. A … Continue reading Entrepreneurs Make the Worst Fortune Tellers

WOVEN LA…Returns for second round in September!

Calling All Women Veteran Entrepreneurs    The popular WOVEN LA (Women Veteran Entrepreneur Network) program returns for its second round, starting the first week of September. Participants can expect to be connected to a myriad of small business and social services resources, in addition to in-class training, guest speakers, and networking events. First begins Saturday, … Continue reading WOVEN LA…Returns for second round in September!

Small Business Resource Expo 2016

Small Business Resource Expo 2016 You are cordially invited to attend this no-cost Small Business Resource Expo where you can connect with organizations (we'll be there!) that assist small business owners. The Expo Hall is open all afternoon and you can sign-up to attend the Financing Basics Workshop. Connect with nonprofit & government agencies specializing … Continue reading Small Business Resource Expo 2016

Why Women Veterans Have Become So Entrepreneurial

The number of companies owned by female veterans has nearly quadrupled in the past five years. From Inc. (source) We already know that women business owners are driving the growth in small business, and that within that group, it's women of color who are making the most progress. But slice the data slightly differently, and you'll … Continue reading Why Women Veterans Have Become So Entrepreneurial