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, […]


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 […]

WORK REMOTELY SERIES: Collaborate, Meet, and Work Remotely (Part 1)

Learn about Google tools that can help you work and stay productive no matter where you are. Plus, gettips on more free online resources to help you gain new digital skills. In this session we’ll show you how to: Schedule and host effective virtual meetingsCollaborate on documents with others in […]

WORK REMOTELY SERIES: Connect with Customers and Manage Your Business Remotely Part 2

Discover Google tools that can help business owners work and manage their business during this timeof uncertainty. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses. In this workshop we’ll discuss how to: Update critical business information onlineKeep customers informedConduct virtual meetings Access important files from anywhere Click […]

GWG – Launch Your Business with Customer-Focused Marketing

As a new entrepreneur, you’ll need more than good products or services to grow your business. It’s also important to have strong customer-focused marketing strategies to reach your audience and turn theminto loyal customers.  In this workshop, you will learn how to: Create a compelling brandDefine your audienceConvert customersBuild loyalty […]

Chicostart & growTECH Hang

Looking to meet fellow entrepreneurs and techies? ⁠ Want to find out more about Chicostart & growTECH?⁠ ⁠Come hang with us at La Salles June 8th! No RSVP Needed.

Butte College Create Space Tour

Chicostart & growTECH are excited to share about our new partnership with Butte College Create Space that will allow equitable access to entrepreneurs, small and medium business, and students.  This partnership will also be beneficial in creating a more solidified relationship for Chicostarts' entrepreneurial community locally as its reach expands through the North State.  The Butte College Create […]