Introduction to Building out a Business Plan


  •  June 18, 2024
     10:00 am - 11:30 am

A business plan is not a document to complete and stick in a drawer. If used properly, it should be an ongoing resource to help you launch, manage and grow your business. LivePlan is a business plan software that will help you to do that successfully. Join us and learn about what information goes into (more…)

Building out a Business Plan


  •  June 25, 2024
     6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Need funding and/or a roadmap for your business? In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. (more…)

Introduction to Kiva and Crowdfunded Loan


  •  August 9, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn about Kiva@WWBIC and the unique system of social underwriting. Kiva US offers crowdfunded business loans from $1,000 to $15,000 that are 0% interest and fee free. Join our interactive discussion with a Kiva Capital Access Manager to learn more about applying for a Kiva Loan. Gain insight on the process and preparation needed to (more…)

Turning your Skills into a Business


  •  August 23, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a business, but not sure if you have the skills to start? In this training, we will go through a personal skills assessment, hear from someone who has turned their skills and passions into a business, and the steps they took to turn their dream into a reality. (more…)

Kiva Loan Application Workshop


  •  August 30, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

You have decided a Kiva loan is right for you and now it is time to apply! Spend an hour with a Kiva Capital Access Manager working on your applications including crafting your stories, visualizing your payment plans, and coming up with crowdfunding strategies. (more…)