Make Time Business School 1.0
Chinatown businesses - this school's for you!
Chinatown Fresno Foundation received funding to "improve small business skills, fund business expansion and foster job growth" for micro-enterprises* in Chinatown.
Following an organizational meeting, there were three workshops. The workshops offered in Spanish language translation (Linguistica Interpreting and Translation). Click the meeting date links for audio. The meetings were held:
March 29 - Introduction Meeting
April 19 - Business Planning, Social Media (Social Media Sidekicks)
May 24 - Budgeting & Cash Flow (Boos & Associates), Advertising (Jeffrey Scott Advertising)
June 21 - Hire, Fire & Train (TBD), Government Forms & Taxes (Boos & Associates)
Businesses received an INVESTMENT in their business for attending - a stipend for attending all workshops. 15 businesses were a part of this "Make Time" Business School cohort.
* Micro-enterprises are businesses with five (5) or fewer employees including owner.