Financing Your Small Business - KCMO
Tuesday, April 14
Location: KCMO CDE, 1900 Vine, Kansas City, MO
Need a loan to help start or grow your business? Unable to get a traditional bank loan due to start-up status, small size of loan or credit issues?
You may be a candidate for the Kansas City Regional Microloan Program, co-sponsored by Justine PETERSEN and the Women's Business Center of the OneKC for Women Alliance with support from the KCMO CDE.
Microloan Program features:
Attend a free informational seminar to learn more about the program and what you need to do to preapre for the loan application.
Click to register by email or call (816) 216-1851 ext. 111.
NAWBO-KC Monthly Meeting - UnWined
Tuesday, April 14
5:30 - 8:00pm
Location: Buckley's Wine Market, 8661 W. 135th St., Overland Park, KS
Join NAWBO for an evening of wine tasting, information about NAWBO-KC and NAWBO National, information about membership discounts in April, free bottle of wine for new members and great networking with NAWBO members.
For more information visit the NAWBO-KC site. Members and guests encouraged to register online. Cost is $15 for members and $45 for guests.
Becoming a Sales Leader with Casey Coffman
Thursday, April 16
10:30am - 12:00pm
Enterprise Center of Johnson County, 8527 Bluejacket, Lenexa, KS
Cost is $15 - Register Online
This event is for entrepreneurs who are searching for solutions to the business obstacles they face when trying to sell, manage a sales team, and grow business. The topic for this session is B.A.T. which stands for Behavior, Attitude, Technique. As a sales leader, you must have a balance of all three. In this session, participants will learn the major points of the success triangle and how identity/role theory can help or hinder their success in sales.
Terms Sheets: Structuring the Deal
Thursday, April 23
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Women's Business Center, 8527 Bluejacket, Lenexa, KS
You walk into a room, give your pitch and then investors applaud and hand you a big check, right?
Getting the details of your deal right after the pitch are an essential piece of the investment proces. In this workshop, you'll learn about the terms and conditions commonly used and the structure angel investors commonly prefer when funding early stage entrepreneurs.
About the presenter
Rick Vaughn joined the Enterprise Center of Johnson County in January 2006 as the Vice President of Business Development, and helped establish the Mid-America Angels network, for which he serves as managing director. Before joining the ECJC, Rick was a co-founder and COO of Inventive Play, LLC, a direct marketer of products for individuals with Alzheimer's disease. Prior to that he was general manager of Allied Products , Inc., the startup gift division of a diversified manufacturing company.
Rick also has extensive business development and mergers and acquisitions experience from positions he held with Hallmark.com and Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Cost is $35 and includes a boxed lunch. Register online.
This event is co-hosted by:
Unlocking the Economic Power of Women
Thursday, April 23
Location: Sprint Accelerator, 210 W. 19th Terr., Kansas City, MO
Defining the Future of Mobile Health
Hear about the future of mobile health as told by the female entrepreneurs participating in the Sprint Accelerator powered by the TechStars program. They will share trends, tools and disruptive technologies that are fueling the mobile health revolution. Speakers include:
For more information about our speakers, please visit our website.
Registration: Cost is $5. To register visit the Athena League website.
Small Business Week Celebration
Honoring the SBA's Missouri Small Business Person of the Year
Thursday, May 7
9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Green Acres Building, 3500 N. Village Dr., St. Joseph, MO 64506
The Small Business Week event will offer workshops on:
PLUS: SBA Resource Partners and other business organizations will be available to provide information on business assistance.
$25.00 per person (to attend entire event) or
Please register at https://eventbrite.com/event/16381243741/. For questions or concerns, please contact Brande Stitt, Women's Business Center, firstname.lastname@example.org or 913-492-5922.
This small business week event is presented by the Women’s Business Center, Northwest Missouri State University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center and MO-Kan Development Inc.
Midwest Minority and Women-Owned Business Expo 2015
Wednesday, May 13
9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: MCC-Business & Technology, 1775 Universal, Kansas City, MO
Relationships to Partnerships
Are you a MBE/WBE business that would like to increase business opportunities? This Expo is for you!
Be an exhibitor to engage and connect with regional institutions, municipalities, state and federal government entitites. Exhibit space is free but space is limited.