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December 2018

Square One “I Want To Work For Myself”- at WorkSource Auburn

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on December 11, 2018 at 9:00am

Worksource Auburn, 2707 I St NE
Auburn, WA 98002 United States
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Your gateway to access capital or business coaching through Business Impact NW. Whether you’re new to BIN, just starting out, in need of coaching or ready to apply for a loan, this 1 1/2 hour course will introduce you to the programs and services we offer, give you the opportunity to schedule meetings with a business coach, and offer specific information regarding our lending process as it applies to you individually.   The steps in starting a business. Types of…

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Drop In Business Coaching- Renton

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Free

Are you thinking of starting a business? Do you already have a business but want it to grow? Are you facing a business puzzle that you’d like help with?   Join us for free drop-in Business Coaching Days every other Wednesday from 10am to 2pm, starting August 22nd Location: Renton Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 625 S 4th Street Renton, WA  98057 Reserved times are available, email kerriec@businessimpactnw.org to reserve a time. Or just stop by that morning to…

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Drop In Business Coaching- Seattle

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 30, 2020

Business Impact NW, 1437 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Free

Are you thinking of starting a business? Do you already have a business but want it to grow? Are you facing a business puzzle that you’d like help with? Join us for free drop-in Business Coaching Days from 10am to 2pm on: January 9 - with Darren February 13 - with Henry March 13 – Darren April 10 - Henry May 8 - Darren June 12 - Henry July 10 - Darren August 14 - Henry September 11 - Darren…

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Business Impact NW Holiday Party

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Standard Brewing, 2505 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Mix & mingle with business owners & Business Impact NW magicmakers, all while enjoying snacks, drinks and holiday fun. Get to know the loan officers, business coaches, administrative staff and board who work together in an effort to grow businesses that create jobs in underserved communities. All are invited, we hope to see you there! View Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2176358469273130/

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Drop In Business Coaching- Auburn

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Auburn IPZ Incubator, 110 2nd Street SW Suite 145
Auburn, WA 98001 United States
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Free

Are you thinking of starting a business? Do you already have a business but want it to grow? Are you facing a business puzzle that you’d like help with?   Join us for free drop-in Business Coaching Day. Mondays from 2pm to 5pm. Location: Auburn IPZ Incubator, 110 2nd Street SW Suite 145, Auburn WA 98001   Reserved times are available, email kerriec@businessimpactnw.org or some drop in appointments will likely be available as well, so feel free to stop by…

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Square One- “I Want To Work For Myself” at WorkSource Everett

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

WorkSource – Everett, 3201 Smith Avenue
Everett, WA 98201 United States
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Your gateway to access capital or business coaching through Business Impact NW. Whether you’re new to BIN, just starting out, in need of coaching or ready to apply for a loan, this 1 1/2 hour WBC course will introduce you to the programs and services we offer, give you the opportunity to schedule meetings with a business coach, and offer specific information regarding our lending process as it applies to you individually. Offered monthly at Snohomish County WorkSource. See their…

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Square One- “I Want To Work For Myself” at WorkSource Lynnwood

December 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

WorkSource- Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99 Suite #A
Lynnwood, WA 98037 United States
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Free

Your gateway to access capital or business coaching through Business Impact NW. Whether you’re new to BIN, just starting out, in need of coaching or ready to apply for a loan, this 1 1/2 hour WBC course will introduce you to the programs and services we offer, give you the opportunity to schedule meetings with a business coach, and offer specific information regarding our lending process as it applies to you individually. Offered monthly at Worksource in Lynnwood.See Course Calendar…

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Square One “I Want to Work For Myself”- at Workforce Redmond

December 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 30, 2022

WorkSource – Redmond, 7735 178th Pl NE
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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Free

Your gateway to access capital or business coaching through Business Impact NW. Whether you’re new to BIN, just starting out, in need of coaching or ready to apply for a loan, this 1 1/2 hour WBC course will introduce you to the programs and services we offer, give you the opportunity to schedule meetings with a business coach, and offer specific information regarding our lending process as it applies to you individually. Offered monthly at our Redmond location.See Course Calendar…

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Holiday Closure

December 22, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Free
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January 2019

Square One Webinar

January 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Free

Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process. Our morning webinar course is offered every other Wednesday morning from 9-10:30am and alternating Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30pm. Link to join…

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Business Expert Session: Entrepreneurial Options

January 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Are you thinking of going into business for yourself? Join entrepreneur and business coach Jeff Levy as he walks you through what it really takes to start and run a business. Whether you are purchasing a company, starting a new venture, or seeking a franchise award, you'll learn whether starting a business is right for you at this time in your life and in this economic cycle. This free seminar will have time for Q&A and help you understand: •How…

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Square One Webinar

January 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Free

Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process. Our morning webinar course is offered every other Wednesday morning from 9-10:30am and alternating Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30pm. Link to join…

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Launch and Grow Your Business- Seattle

January 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

Business Impact NW, 1437 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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$399.00

Launch & Grow Your Business is a Washington State SEAP approved course designed to train participants on starting and running their business. Through seven, 3-hour sessions participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their business while creating a solid business plan. This opportunity is designed to be an immersive, seven-week program and is a paid course. Session Descriptions Session I: Planning (Jan. 16) What is an entrepreneur? What does it mean to be a business owner? Feasibility and business planning.…

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University Place Library Walk In Hours

January 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W Suite 100
University Place, WA 98466 United States
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Free

Veterans Business Outreach Center Business Counselor Steve Watts-Oelrich will be holding walk-in office hours for business counseling at the University Place Library on the 2nd Friday of every month. You do not need an appointment but if you would like to reserve a certain time or have questions, please contact stevewo@businessimpactnw.org

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Business Expert Session: Credit 101 for Business Owners

January 24, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Business Expert Session presents Credit 101 for Business Owners with Galileo Tan of Harborstone Credit Union. In this webinar, we'll discuss how entrepreneurs, up-and-coming or already-in-business, can either build or re-build credit, sources of credit (loans, lines of credit, etc.) and financing and collections (collections and their effect on credit history, etc.). Galileo Tan is a graduate from the University of Hawaii-Manoa where he majored in Marketing. During his time in college, he was an intern for Central Pacific Bank…

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Launch & Grow Your Business- Auburn

January 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until March 18, 2019

Auburn IPZ Incubator, 110 2nd Street SW Suite 145
Auburn, WA 98001 United States
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$399.00

Launch & Grow Your Business is a Washington State SEAP approved course designed to train participants on starting and running their business. Through seven, 3-hour sessions participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their business while creating a solid business plan. This opportunity is designed to be an immersive, seven-week program and is a paid course. Session Descriptions Session I: Planning (Jan. 28) What is an entrepreneur? What does it mean to be a business owner? Feasibility and business planning.…

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Grow & Thrive- Seattle

January 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 18, 2019

Business Impact NW, 1437 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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$399.00

Grow & Thrive is a structured mentor program with expert guidance & advice, perfect for any business owner who wants to take their business to the next level. Participants will develop a strategic plan with defined objectives with 3-5 year targets working with their current financial statements, operating manuals, marketing materials, etc. The course will conclude with pitch presentations, presented before a panel of business professionals, followed by a networking reception. This course is designed for business owners who have…

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Business Expert Session: Franchising 101

January 31, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Business Impact NW, 1437 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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* Please note: this class is not offered online, it is in person only. Register below* Looking to purchase a franchise? Learn the basic steps to franchising success in this two-hour seminar. Learn about franchising option from one of the experts. Topics covered will include: -What a franchise is, and your relationship to the franchisor -Learning the laws and legal requirements that apply to franchising in Washington State and their implications to you -Understanding the criteria in choosing a franchise,…

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February 2019

Planning Toolkit (Shoreline)

February 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
King County Library- Shoreline Branch, 345 NE 175th Street
Shoreline, WA 98155 United States
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The Business Model Canvas is a strategic, visual, organizational tool that can be used to develop a new business model or document an existing one. Its innovative, visual approach gives business executives the ability to see the relationship between the different segments of their business and identify otherwise hidden opportunities or risks.   In this workshop you will learn the who, what, why, when, and how of the Business Model Canvas, including it nine essential building blocks, its relationship to…

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Launch & Grow Your Business- Lynnwood

February 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until March 19, 2019

Verity Credit Union, 18530 33rd Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98037 United States
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$399.00

Launch & Grow Your Business is a Washington State SEAP approved course designed to train participants on starting and running their business. Through seven, 3-hour sessions participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their business while creating a solid business plan. This opportunity is designed to be an immersive, seven-week program and is a paid course. Session Descriptions Session I: Planning (Feb. 5) What is an entrepreneur? What does it mean to be a business owner? Feasibility and business planning.…

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Hashtag Toolkit (Shoreline)

February 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
King County Library- Shoreline Branch, 345 NE 175th Street
Shoreline, WA 98155 United States
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This workshop is all about using social media to benefit the small business entrepreneur. We'll focus on the most popular social media sites, and how to navigate them as a first-time user for your business. This class is aimed towards individuals who are new to using social media platforms. This class is aimed towards individuals who are new to using social media platforms. Registration: https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/5be4d8bc535d502b008674f3

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Crowdfunding Toolkit (Shoreline)

February 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
King County Library- Shoreline Branch, 345 NE 175th Street
Shoreline, WA 98155 United States
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Considering Crowdfunding? This workshop is for you! The class starts with a brief description of the most popular Crowdfunding platforms, the differences between rewards, debt and equity, and help deciding which the best option for your venture is. We will also cover the steps to make your campaign successful regardless of the platform you choose. Learn the basics about setting your funding goals, writing an impactful profile, structuring easy to understand rewards, and promoting your campaign through both face-to-face marketing…

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DIY Content Toolkit (Shoreline)

February 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
King County Library- Shoreline Branch, 345 NE 175th Street
Shoreline, WA 98155 United States
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This workshop is for those who are new to using the web for their business and need content! Creating content for yourself isn’t easy or always affordable, but we have found some free sites for you to use to create awesome visual content for your websites, social media, or even for pitches and crowdfunding! Registration: https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/5be4d7acf049d53f003089bb

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April 2019

Launch & Grow Your Business- Seattle

April 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 13, 2019

Business Impact NW, 1437 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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$399.00

Prerequisite for Grow & Thrive Launch & Grow Your Business is a Washington State SEAP approved course designed to train participants on starting and running their business. Through seven, 3-hour sessions participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their business while creating a solid business plan. This opportunity is designed to be an immersive, seven-week program and is a paid course. Session Descriptions Session I: Planning (April 1) What is an entrepreneur? What does it mean to be a business…

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Business Expert Session: Building Your Home Office

April 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Slide into home! You want to run your business from home, but are unsure of how to get started. Well, this webinar is going to break it down from the technology you need to understanding how to best make your home business work for you. About the instructor: Jeff is a coach to individuals interested in exploring self-employment with an emphasis in franchising. His experience includes participation in new technology companies, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, raising investment capital and coach to…

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Launch & Grow Your Business- Auburn

April 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Auburn IPZ Incubator, 110 2nd Street SW Suite 145
Auburn, WA 98001 United States
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$399.00

Prerequisite for Grow & Thrive Launch & Grow Your Business is a Washington State SEAP approved course designed to train participants on starting and running their business. Through seven, 3-hour sessions participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their business while creating a solid business plan. This opportunity is designed to be an immersive, seven-week program and is a paid course. Session Descriptions Session I: Planning (April 24) What is an entrepreneur? What does it mean to be a business…

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Business Expert Session: Buying & Enhancing a Business

April 25, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

An action plan for finding, financing, & even flipping an existing business – it’s easier than you think! You are among many who have dreams of owning their own business. With today’s opportunities and financing options, that reality is closer than you think. 85% of all privately-owned businesses are owned by retiring baby boomers, so the opportunities to buy an existing, profitable business have never been greater. Coupled with an assortment of flexible financing options you can own an existing,…

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May 2019

Launch & Grow Your Business- Lynnwood

May 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

Verity Credit Union, 18530 33rd Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98037 United States
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$399.00

Prerequisite for Grow & Thrive Launch & Grow Your Business is a Washington State SEAP approved course designed to train participants on starting and running their business. Through seven, 3-hour sessions participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their business while creating a solid business plan. This opportunity is designed to be an immersive, seven-week program and is a paid course. Session Descriptions Session I: Planning (May 7) What is an entrepreneur? What does it mean to be a business…

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August 2019

Business Expert Session: Credit 101 for Business Owners

August 8, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Business Expert Session presents Credit 101 for Business Owners with Galileo Tan of Harborstone Credit Union. In this webinar, we'll discuss how entrepreneurs, up-and-coming or already-in-business, can either build or re-build credit, sources of credit (loans, lines of credit, etc.) and financing and collections (collections and their effect on credit history, etc.). Galileo Tan is a graduate from the University of Hawaii-Manoa where he majored in Marketing. During his time in college, he was an intern for Central Pacific Bank…

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September 2019

Grow & Thrive- Seattle

September 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Business Impact NW, 1437 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Grow & Thrive is a structured mentor program with expert guidance & advice, perfect for any business owner who wants to take their business to the next level. Participants will develop a strategic plan with defined objectives with 3-5 year targets working with their current financial statements, operating manuals, marketing materials, etc. The course will conclude with pitch presentations, presented before a panel of business professionals, followed by a networking reception. This course is designed for business owners who have…

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