DSLBD

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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Franchise: A Career, Investment, or Both

Come and learn from a franchise owner and expert why you might want to add franchising to your list of entrepreneurial options. You might be surprised to learn there are over 3000 different franchises in the US, that you can start a franchise for just $50,000, and that franchising boasts a 90% success rate. Most franchise owners are just like you, wanting to find a safe and proven alternative to the corporate world and start their own business. They want to control their own destiny and create financial security, but need to reduce the risks by buying something they know will succeed.  

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The Gig: The Side Hustle, Going from Part Time to Full Time

This workshop is geared toward the gig economy from fiverr freelancers, to independent contractors, LYFT drivers, and all other doers across America that fall in between. We will be focusing on taking your side hustle from part time to full time and the pros and cons of incorporating your side hustle as a business. Hear from experts liked lawyers, co-op Development consultants, and business coaches from the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development.

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"Build A Dream" Veteran Small Business Workshop Session 1 of 3

A Veteran focused workshop taught by the Dept. of Small and Local Business Development. “Build a Dream” is a nine hour program* for entrepreneurial ideas utilizing the Lean Canvas model. It is adapted from the Business Model canvas and replaces elaborate business plans with a single page business model. Focus is on business content, not presentation and saves money for product testing.

**Limited to Veterans, Veteran family members and DC Residents in business with Veterans.**

*This nine hour workshop is conducted over three evenings (Sept 12, 13 and 14) from 5-8pm at 441 4th St NW in the DSLBD Workshop Suite# 805S

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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"Build A Dream" Veteran Small Business Workshop Session 2 of 3

A Veteran focused workshop taught by the Dept. of Small and Local Business Development. “Build a Dream” is a nine hour program* for entrepreneurial ideas utilizing the Lean Canvas model. It is adapted from the Business Model canvas and replaces elaborate business plans with a single page business model. Focus is on business content, not presentation and saves money for product testing.

**Limited to Veterans, Veteran family members and DC Residents in business with Veterans.**

*This nine hour workshop is conducted over three evenings (Sept 12, 13 and 14) from 5-8pm at 441 4th St NW in the DSLBD Workshop Suite# 805S

Thursday, September 14, 2017

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"Build A Dream" Veteran Small Business Workshop Session 3 of 3

A Veteran focused workshop taught by the Dept. of Small and Local Business Development. “Build a Dream” is a nine hour program* for entrepreneurial ideas utilizing the Lean Canvas model. It is adapted from the Business Model canvas and replaces elaborate business plans with a single page business model. Focus is on business content, not presentation and saves money for product testing.

**Limited to Veterans, Veteran family members and DC Residents in business with Veterans.**

*This nine hour workshop is conducted over three evenings (Sept 12, 13 and 14) from 5-8pm at 441 4th St NW in the DSLBD Workshop Suite# 805S