How to Build Startup Partnerships w/ Mastercard Lighthouse

About this event Partnerships are the key to scaling your startup! To learn more about how to build successful startup partnerships, join our virtual discussion session with Eleonore Hinlopen and Lana Brandorne, from Mastercard Lighthouse, the leading partnership platform in the Nordics and Baltics. In this virtual event we discuss: 1- What is Mastercard […]

Employee Retention: Keeping a Strong Workforce

Employers in the manufacturing industry understand that they’re fighting an extremely competitive war for talent. One of the best ways to win is by ensuring you are retaining the talent you currently have. By doing so, you mitigate the high costs that come with employee turnover. In this webinar, presented […]

2021 Fastest Growing Companies

Our region is home to a number of businesses, new and old. Join us as we honor the Fastest Growing companies of 2021 and count them down to number one! Prior to the start of the awards ceremony, attend a networking reception utilizing multiple Zoom breakout rooms: Visit virtual exhibitors and sponsors in their virtual breakout rooms. You will be able to move from room to room.You will be able to find your friends on the room breakout list.Connect with folks you haven't seen in months or meet new people.  In order […]

DO YOU HAVE A BIG IDEA?

Applications are due by Aug 16, 2021 by 5 p.m. PST and MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE. The first year is usually the most difficult for small businesses with many startups struggling with capital, overhead expenses, permitting processes and the details of actually managing a business. To make it easier, in […]

Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks

Description:Learn how to manage work and life tasks more effectively using Google tools. Whether you want to build a budget, create a meeting agenda or organize your priorities, these best practices will boost your productivity. In this session we’ll show you how to:- Use templates in Google Sheets to build […]

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Communications and Conflict & SBA Resources

The program is an overview of how communication errors can lead to conflict and how to avoid such problems. SBA will share information on federal small business programs and services available during the COVID-19 crisis. The presentation will cover the Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness, Economic Injury Disaster Loan, standard SBA loan programs, […]

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Go Global with Google’s Market Finder (60 minutes)

With the right tools and international marketing strategy, businesses are expanding globally to meet new demands. This workshop introduces Google's Market Finder, a free tool that can help you identify new international business opportunities and plan for success. Click the link to join!

Learn the Basics of Google Ads

In this workshop, you will learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. In this session we’ll talk about: How to create an account and set up an ad campaignHow to write great ads, refine keywords, and include ad extensionsHow to measure success  Click the […]

Grow with Google – Negotiate like a Pro

Description: Negotiation is a powerful tool, whether you’re asking for a raise, buying a house, or applying for a job. In this workshop we’ll cover: Why negotiation is importantWhen negotiation is usefulHow to negotiate effectively in any situation Click here to join!

GWG – Make Your Small Business More Accessible (60 minutes)

Description: When businesses build digital communications that allow people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with products and services, it expands their market. Implementing accessibility best practices can help businesses grow,and improve the experience for all users. In this session we’ll show you how to: What does accessibility […]

1 Million Cups Chico presents “Pool Rides”!

Happy New Years to all 1 Million Cups Members! We are so excited to be back to host another episode with you all. This week, we have Isiash Cole speaking about his business, Pool Rides. Pool Rides is an on-demand mobility marketplace that automates pairing alike users with presumed compatibility […]

Learn about the Basics of Google Drive

Description: Get to know how to store and share files in Google Drive. Discover how Google Drive keeps files safe and secure. Practice using your Drive, and get helpful tips about how to keep it organized. This workshop is designed for learners who are new to digital tools. In this […]