Loans, Grants and Other Funding Options for Women-Owned Businesses @ online
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for an empowering webinar dedicated to supporting and guiding women entrepreneurs on their journey to securing funding for their businesses.

Whether you’re just starting out or scaling your business, this webinar will help you understand the different funding options available to women entrepreneurs, how to pitch your business vision effectively and how to overcome gender biases and create a supportive network.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Understanding the different funding pathways
  • Building a Compelling Funding Pitch
  • Overcoming Gender-Specific Challenges

Live attendees will receive free business resources and a link to this webinar recording.

Patent Basics @ online
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This module will cover the basic facts about patents. We will explore the different types of patents, including utility, design, and plant. We will define the difference and use of both provisional patent applications and non-provisional patent applications. Further, we will discuss the process of patent prosecution, the role of the U.S. patent examiner and what to expect when working with the USPTO. Information regarding a number of patent prosecution programs and initiatives available to applicants will also be provided.
Webinar presented in collaboration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Speaker(s): Tomeka Oubichon – the Eastern Regional Outreach Officer for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. Ms. Oubichon supports the strategic plans and goals of the agency with a focus on outreach and stakeholder engagement.
How to Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign for Your Small Business @ online
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Crowdfunding is not only a good way to raise capital, but it’s also a great way to build a community and customer base for your product or services. However, running a successful crowdfunding campaign is not easy.

In this webinar, our presenter will walk you through best practices to ensure your crowdfunding campaign reaches its funding goals and connects with your target audience on a meaningful level.

You’ll learn:

  • Setting clear funding goals and timelines
  • Identifying and connecting with your ideal backers
  • Crafting a compelling pitch and marketing strategy

Live attendees will receive free business resources and a link to this webinar recording.