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Financing Your Business Webinar

August 12 | 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Virtual

Learn all about the requirements and criteria to successfully apply for a business loan to start or grow your business.  This includes reviewing the basics for you to develop the financial statemen

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MBDA

Business Structures

August 12 | 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Virtual

Join this webinar to learn more about your business structure:  

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Capital

July 15–August 14
12:00 am – 5:00 pm
Virtual

South Carolina Community Loan Fund's Feeding Innovation Program is now accepting applications

Feeding Innovation participants engage in an eight week entrepreneurial training program featuring NxLevel Courses facilitated by Clemson Extension.  The courses cover everything needed to develop a basic healthy food business plans from marketing to financial planning to negotiations and deal-making.  The entrepreneur with the strongest business plan is awarded $20,000 in seed capital.  Applications will be accepted starting July 15th to August 14th.

 

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July 15–August 14
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

South Carolina Community Loan Fund is now accepting applications for The Local Entrepreneur Acceleration Program (LEAP)

The Local Entrepreneur Acceleration Program (LEAP) aims to support diversity in small business ownership across South Carolina by providing minority and women entrepreneurs with business plan development support, technical skills, and the chance to compete for a $20,000 startup capital award.

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August 12
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Virtual

Financing Your Business Webinar

Learn all about the requirements and criteria to successfully apply for a business loan to start or grow your business.  This includes reviewing the basics for you to develop the financial statements required in your loan application.  

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Business Development and Outreach

August 10–August 28
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Virtual

Food & Beverage Recovery after COVID-19

Join fellow small business owners and experts from PepsiCo for a free three-week Sprint starting on August 10 to learn all about recovery and the necessary pivots in order to thrive in the food and beverage industry post COVID-19.

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Workforce Development

August 10–August 16
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Virtual

OSHA presents Safe & Sound Week August 10-16, 2020

Safe & Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America's workers safe. 

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Technical Assistance

August 11
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virtual

How to Leverage a Virtual Assistant in a Pandemic

A Virtual Assistant can be a valuable asset for any business but especially when resources are scarce and access to funds in limited, such as during the current pandemic.  In this webinar you will learn how:

  • Outsourcing can save your business
  • To plan versus panic in times of uncertainty
  • You can afford a Virtual Assistant
  • To figure out what to delegate to a Virtual Assistant
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August 13
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual

Using Data to Drive Growth + Tips and Resources to Work From Home

The following topics will be discussed in this session:

  • Identifying business goals (and how you plan to use your online presence to achieve them)
  • Incorporating data into your plan and how to find actionable insights in customer patterns and trends
  • Selecting the best tools to help you find the answers you need
  • Demystifying Google Analytics and learn how to make it work for you
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Business Start Up

August 12
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Virtual

Business Structures

Join this webinar to learn more about your business structure:  

  • What is your business structure?
  • Is it right for you?
  • Do you understand your potential liability?
  • How should you file your taxes?
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August 13
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual

Business SWOT Analysis Fundamentals - An Easy Way to Ensure Your Business Succeeds

This session will cover the key aspects of a SWOT analysis and how it fits into your business' strategic plan:

  • Learn what a SWOT analysis is and why it is so important 
  • Understand where the SWOT analysis fits in the strategic planning process
  • Develop an understanding of how to do a SWOT analysis for your business 
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August 13
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Virtual

Basic Small Business Start-Up

Are you thinking about starting a business, but need information about what is required?  In 2 hours, SCORE will touch on the basics at a high level with suggestions about where and how you can learn more.  Topics include:

  • Basics of Business Planning
  • Ways to Start a Business
  • Raising Money
  • Accounting Tools
  • Marketing & Sales
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