Free Workshops
and Events for Small Businesses

Events at Start Small Think Big 

 

Start Small Think Big offers free educational workshops and networking opportunities for small business owners. We work with our partners to provide informative content geared towards small business success.

 

Upcoming Events

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Thu
Jun
30

Money Buckets: Understanding your Chart of Accounts/Money Bucket

This workshop will be presented by MyMoneyGal, and is part 1 of a 4 part series.

Learn to understand your charts of accounts. Types of Accounts:

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This workshop will be presented by MyMoneyGal, and is part 1 of a 4 part series.

Learn to understand your charts of accounts. Types of Accounts:

  • Income
  • COGS
  • Expense
  • Assets
  • Liabilities
  • Equity
  • Expense categorization
     

Learn how to categorize your expenses so that you get the most out of your tax returns for your unique small business. Also learn about Accounting Systems and how to determine which is best for your business.

4pm ET / 1pm PT

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Thu
Jul
07

Understanding Commercial Lease Agreements

This free workshop will explore Commercial Leasing basics and explain key issues for small businesses to consider Topics Include:

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This free workshop will explore Commercial Leasing basics and explain key issues for small businesses to consider Topics Include:

  • Understanding standard terms and clauses included in most commercial leases
  • Negotiating a lease agreement to meet the needs of your business
  • Understanding the costs associated with commercial space
  • Examining your rights as a tenant in NYC
  • Navigating the lease-signing process


Presenters: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP & Start Small Think Big!

10am ET / 7am PT

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Mon
Jul
11

Get to Know Start Small Think Big: Kiva Takeover!

We are proud to host this Start Small Think Big Info Session for our friends and small business owners with Kiva, a crowdfunding/loan service for small business owners looking to build capital! (https://www.kiva.org)
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We are proud to host this Start Small Think Big Info Session for our friends and small business owners with Kiva, a crowdfunding/loan service for small business owners looking to build capital! (https://www.kiva.org)

This is a monthly meeting in English where you can meet with someone from the Start Small Think Big Client Relationship team to understand our scope of services, the client application and onboarding process, and get your questions answered!

3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT

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Tue
Jul
12

Public Relations 101 With Current Global

Want to learn the inner workings of PR and how to utilize it to help grow your business through earned media relations?...Read more

Want to learn the inner workings of PR and how to utilize it to help grow your business through earned media relations? Join us with communications agency, Current Global, to get insight into tactics to expand your awareness and customer base, along with tips on ways to position yourself and your business within the community. There will be an opportunity for a Q&A session following the presentation.

12pm ET / 9am PT

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Thu
Jul
14

Understanding Financial Best Practices and how it will benefit you

This workshop will be presented by My Money Gal, and is part 2 of a 4 part series.
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This workshop will be presented by My Money Gal, and is part 2 of a 4 part series.

Financial Best Practices -What is tax deductible -Keep your business and personal SEPARATE! - the why! -Get into the nitty gritty of how to run your business -employer taxes -how to set yourself and your employees up for success -what do employees need to be happy and sustained? -what do you need to have a happy and healthy business? -IRA/401K/CA mandated IRA -PTO -health insurance -trainings for staff and yourself.

4pm ET / 1pm PT

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Tue
Jul
19

What is SEO? And why Should I care?

What is SEO and Why Should I Care? - Learn what SEO is, why it is vital to the success of your business, and get you some takeaways you can act on right away!

4pm ET / 1pm PT

Wed
Jul
20

Keeping Secrets: Non-disclosure Agreements For Small Businesses

Join us for this free workshop about Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), providing small business clients with an overview of a key tool for protecting their ideas. Topics include:

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Join us for this free workshop about Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), providing small business clients with an overview of a key tool for protecting their ideas. Topics include:

  • An overview of NDA basics, including what they are and how they can be used
  • An exploration of what types of information should be protected under NDAs
  • A review of the key legal terms and provisions included in an NDA
  • Guidance on common areas for negotiation and best practices in NDAs

This workshop is presented by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP & Start Small Think Big!

10am ET / 7am PT

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Thu
Jul
21

Understanding the importance of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable

This workshop will be presented by My Money Gal, and is part 3 of a 4 part series.
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This workshop will be presented by My Money Gal, and is part 3 of a 4 part series.

How to understand different types of AR and AP - types of income - earned and unearned income - start up costs -Determine what your active and passive earned and how to best maximize your earnings - Help each other brainstorm how to increase revenue and create both passive and active income streams

4pm ET / 1pm PT

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Mon
Jul
25

Ask An Entrepreneur " Creative Solutions to Attract & Retain Talent"

Join us to learn about creative strategies to attract and retain talent. The labor market has shifted and the "Great Resignation" shows no signs of stopping....Read more

Join us to learn about creative strategies to attract and retain talent. The labor market has shifted and the "Great Resignation" shows no signs of stopping. Troubled with finding workers, many business owners are having their current employees pick-up more job duties causing burn-out which in turn is causing more employees to quit their jobs. Come learn about the new perks, benefits and strategies that attract and retain workers without breaking your piggy-bank!

11am PT / 2pm ET

 

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Mon
Jul
25

Get to Know Start Small Think Big! / ¡Familiarícese con Start Small Think Big!

Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!
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Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!

This is a monthly meeting offered in English and/or Spanish where you can meet with someone from our Client Relationship team to understand our scope of services, the client application process, and get any questions answered.

¡Gracias por su interés en Start Small Think Big!

Esta cita mensual en Ingles y Español es una oportunidad para conocer alguien de nuestro equipo de Relaciones del Cliente y recibir información de nuestros servicios y tomar preguntas.

3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT

 

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Wed
Jul
27

July Networking Event: Wellness + Self-Care

Once a month, as part of Start Small Think Big's Community and Leadership program, we hold space for small business owners to share their story, industry advice, and get to know other amazing small business owners!
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Once a month, as part of Start Small Think Big's Community and Leadership program, we hold space for small business owners to share their story, industry advice, and get to know other amazing small business owners!

Being a business owner comes with a unique array of stressors and challenges. This month’s networking session focuses on the importance of wellness and self-care for small business owners! Joined by Start Small Think Big businesses that focus on wellness and beauty, we invite all interested small business owners and industry experts to learn from each other and share their insights on self-care.

5pm ET / 2pm PT

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Thu
Jul
28

Understanding your small biz financial health - reflection & discussion

This workshop will be presented by My Money Gal, and is part 4 of a 4 part series.
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This workshop will be presented by My Money Gal, and is part 4 of a 4 part series.

Talk about what you realistically need in order to successfully start/continue your small biz - Moderator can give advice - Cohorts and moderator can give feedback in a supportive and non judgmental way - Offer support and advice.

4pm ET / 1pm PT

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Mon
Aug
08

Get to Know Start Small Think Big! / ¡Familiarícese con Start Small Think Big!

Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!
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Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!

This is a monthly meeting offered in English and/or Spanish where you can meet with someone from our Client Relationship team to understand our scope of services, the client application process, and get any questions answered.

¡Gracias por su interés en Start Small Think Big!

Esta cita mensual en Ingles y Español es una oportunidad para conocer alguien de nuestro equipo de Relaciones del Cliente y recibir información de nuestros servicios y tomar preguntas.

3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT

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Mon
Aug
22

Get to Know Start Small Think Big! / ¡Familiarícese con Start Small Think Big!

Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!
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Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!

This is a monthly meeting offered in English and/or Spanish where you can meet with someone from our Client Relationship team to understand our scope of services, the client application process, and get any questions answered.

¡Gracias por su interés en Start Small Think Big!

Esta cita mensual en Ingles y Español es una oportunidad para conocer alguien de nuestro equipo de Relaciones del Cliente y recibir información de nuestros servicios y tomar preguntas.

3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT

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Mon
Sep
05

Get to Know Start Small Think Big! / ¡Familiarícese con Start Small Think Big!

Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!
...Read more

Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!

This is a monthly meeting offered in English and/or Spanish where you can meet with someone from our Client Relationship team to understand our scope of services, the client application process, and get any questions answered.

¡Gracias por su interés en Start Small Think Big!

Esta cita mensual en Ingles y Español es una oportunidad para conocer alguien de nuestro equipo de Relaciones del Cliente y recibir información de nuestros servicios y tomar preguntas.

3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT

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Mon
Sep
19

Get to Know Start Small Think Big! / ¡Familiarícese con Start Small Think Big!

Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!
...Read more

Thank you for your interest in Start Small Think Big!

This is a monthly meeting offered in English and/or Spanish where you can meet with someone from our Client Relationship team to understand our scope of services, the client application process, and get any questions answered.

¡Gracias por su interés en Start Small Think Big!

Esta cita mensual en Ingles y Español es una oportunidad para conocer alguien de nuestro equipo de Relaciones del Cliente y recibir información de nuestros servicios y tomar preguntas.

3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT

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