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May 15, 2024

Financial Projections that Open Doors to Funding (Jun. 20)

Live webinar event: June 20, 11 AM – 12 PM Whether you are launching or expanding your business, financial projections play a key role in helping you make decisions about your business. They are also necessary for obtaining funding, whether it is a grant, a loan, or another type of investment. Join us in this […]

May 2, 2024

Managing Money in Your Business – June Cohort

Live Program:  Starting on June 5  (Wednesdays, 6 PM -7:30 PM) As a small business owner, you understand the importance of being ready for opportunities when they arise. Whether you are looking to apply for a loan, grant, or credit line, having a good handle on your numbers increases your chances of approval and favorable […]

April 30, 2024

Navigating Entrepreneurship as an International Student: Visa and Financing

Live webinar event: May 29, 10 AM – 11:30 AM If you’re an international student wanting to start a business but unsure about your immigration status and its implications, this webinar is for you! Join Immigration Attorney Dana Bucin and CTSBDC Business Advisor Greg Lewis as they discuss immigration options available to international student entrepreneurs […]

April 29, 2024

Business Plan Basics

Live webinar event: May 9, 11 AM – 12 PM There are many times in the life of an entrepreneur when a business plan is helpful and even necessary: when you’re thinking about starting your business, when you’re planning for growth, or when you’re looking to raise capital or apply for a grant. Please join […]

April 18, 2024

Managing Money in Your Business

Live Program:  Starting on May 1 (Wednesdays, 6 PM -7:30 PM) As a small business owner, you understand the importance of being ready for opportunities when they arise. Whether you are looking to apply for a loan, grant, or credit line, having a good handle on your numbers increases your chances of approval and favorable […]

April 18, 2024

SBIR/STTR Accelerator

Accelerator:  April 30 – June 4 (6 Tuesdays, 1 PM – 2:30 PM) The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs provide grants to eligible companies to help them conduct research & develop and work to commercialize their innovations. The Phase I ($50k – $250k), and the Phase II awards […]

March 20, 2024

Small Business Money Essentials

Live webinar event: April 11, 11 AM – 12 PM As an entrepreneur and small business owner, you know how important it is to be ready for opportunities when they arise – whether you have the chance to apply for a contract, a grant, a loan, or have credit extended to your business by a […]

March 4, 2024

Reducing Risk in Your New Business

Live webinar event: March 14, 11 AM – 12 PM When managing a small business not only are you dealing with the day-to-day, but there are many other compliance elements you need to keep on your radar to ensure the long-term health of your business, such as knowing what applies to you in the context […]

March 2, 2024

Business Finance Program: Your Key to Success

For Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Live webinar event: March 6, 13, 20, 27, 11 AM – 1 PM Join the Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) for this FREE 4-session virtual course that will provide small businesses with the knowledge and tools to manage their businesses’ financials successfully. This program is open to businesses […]

March 1, 2024

Kickstart your Startup with a Lean Business Model

Live webinar event: March 7, 11 AM – 12 PM Learn how a one-page business plan template can help sharpen your startup planning. Are you a startup founder or newer to the world of business? Join us to explore the most critical areas to drive efficiency, innovation, and sustainable growth in your small business. Learning […]