WELLS FARGO ANNOUNCES ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

Four Metro BSC clients win over $50K for improvements

August 23, 2017

Los Angeles - Wells Fargo announced the winners of its Neighborhood Renovation Program essay contest with all four Los Angeles finalists located along Crenshaw Boulevard.  

Winners will receive a physical make-over including architect-advised renovation planning and design.  

The Metro Business Solution Center (BSC) played a key role in informing local businesses about the program and encouraged them to apply for the unique opportunity to enhance their storefronts.

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Instagram, Excel for Business Financials and More !

Instagram, Excel for Business Financials and More !

 
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An Entrepreneur’s Guide To Credit & Money Workshop

Money Smart for small business's provides a practical introduction to topics relating to starting and managing a business. 

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The LA Times Multicultural business forum

Learn from leaders in the Latino community  as they share their insights on the best marketing practices, grants, loans, business licenses and more. Stay and enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers. Seats are limited, RSVP today! 

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THE ULTIMATE SMALL BUSINESS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, 2017

The Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurial Studies seeks to further the understanding of leadership and use this understanding to build leadership capacity in small business organizations. The Center offers a platform for brainstorming and sharing of ideas and best practices and helps to connect entrepreneurs, small business owners, students, educators and thought leaders from around the world. 

 

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Upcoming Workshops and Events

SBDC Orientation 
This workshop will provide attendees with information about the program requirements and the different services and training offered at the center. Attendance is required for pre-venture and early start-up businesses. Orientation is offered two-three times per month so check the calendar for additional dates.
  
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Caltrans DBE Supportive Services - January Training Workshops

 DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PROGRAM
Learn how to fast track your business today... FOR FREE!
DBE or Potential DBE Firms:
  • Attend online or in-person training classes on a wide variety of subjects
  • Access training materials designed to increase your business success
  • Receive technical assistance
  • Certification Application Support
  • Join DBE Advantage, our Business Development Program
See below for our Upcoming Training Workshops!
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SOUTH LOS ANGELES AWARDED PROMISE ZONE DESIGNATION

Designation provides priority access to federal funding to address the area’s 46% poverty rate

Los Angeles, CA – June 6, 2016

This morning at Los Angeles Trade Technical College (LATTC), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Nani Coloretti announced that South Los Angeles won a federal Promise Zone designation in the third round of the competition. The event was attended by Mayor Eric Garcetti, elected officials who represent the area – including Congresswomen Karen Bass and Lucille Roybal-Allard, community partners working in South Los Angeles, and residents - including students from the Coalition for Responsible Community Development’s YouthBuild Charter Academy.

The goal of the Promise Zone initiative, created by President Obama in 2013, is to significantly reduce poverty by creating a federal partnership with communities. South L.A. is now one of thirteen urban Promise Zones in the nation, and Los Angeles is the only city to have two designations within its city boundaries.

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Managing Multiple Social Media Profiles at Once

Does your business have profiles on multiple social networks?

Looking for a way to manage your social media presence more efficiently?

In this article you’ll discover how to monitor and manage multiple social media profiles from a single, customized dashboard.

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Twitter for Business Marketing

Is Twitter a part of your social media marketing?

Or have you let your Twitter marketing drop off lately?

Here’s a checklist of everything your business needs to do to get on (or back on) Twitter and start seeing great results.

 

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