Dec
19
Wed
Coffee with Business Advisers – Morning @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Coffee with Business Advisers

Come and meet with expert business advisers with real world experience who help local businesses. These sit downs will cover many different industries and vary each time. These advisers are here to answer any questions and to provide guidance and feedback

Free. No registration required.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

 

Jan
7
Mon
Coffee with Business Advisers – Afternoon @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Coffee with Business Advisers

Come and meet with expert business advisers with real world experience who help local businesses.
These sit downs will cover many different industries and vary each time. These advisers are here to answer any questions and to provide guidance and feedback

Free. No registration required.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

 

Jan
12
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Jan 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Jan
15
Tue
Be the Boss: Taking Charge of Your Career through Business Ownership – Evening @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
Jan 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

With so many different franchises for sale today, figuring out which franchise is the right one can be daunting and difficult to say the least. In this class, business experts at FranNet of the Bay Area de-mystify the franchise buying process and walk you through how to successfully get into business for yourself.

Sponsored by: FranNet Franchise
Jan
16
Wed
Coffee with Business Advisers – Morning @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Coffee with Business Advisers

Come and meet with expert business advisers with real world experience who help local businesses. These sit downs will cover many different industries and vary each time. These advisers are here to answer any questions and to provide guidance and feedback

Free. No registration required.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

 

Franchising 101: Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 

Franchising 101: Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise

With so many different franchises for sale today, figuring out which franchise opportunity is the right business opportunity can be daunting and difficult to say the least. In this class, business experts at FranNet of the Bay Area de-mystify the franchise buying process and walk you through how to successfully get into business for yourself. We’ll cover:

  • What is franchising? 
  • Factors to consider when selecting a franchise
  • “Hot” trends for today’s expanding economy.
  • Franchise myths and misconceptions. 
  • “Where’s the money?” Financing your new business.
  • Average investment for franchises.
  • Strategies for finding the best business system for you and your family.
  • How to perform the proper due diligence.
  • Building a tangible asset with a franchise.
  • …and more!

This free, must-attend event is for anyone who wants to:

  • Explore franchise ownership
  • Be your own boss  – Hear about financing options
  • Build long-term equity
  • Evaluate your potential to become a franchise

Presented by FranNet.

Free. No registration required but encouraged.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Jan
19
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Jan
24
Thu
Free Entrepreneurs’ Legal Advising Clinic (MLK) @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Wrestling with a thorny legal question, but can’t afford the cost of a high-priced business attorney?

Many entrepreneurs and small business owners say they could have saved considerable time, expense, and headache if only they had consulted an attorney earlier rather than later, especially on legal issues such as the following:

  •     Founders’ Agreements
  •     Entity Choice (Sole Proprietorship, LLC, Corporation, etc.)
  •     Licensing and Other Regulations
  •     Financing
  •     Employment Matters
  •     Independent Contractor versus Employee Classification
  •     Equity Compensation
  •     Restricted Stock & Shareholders’ Agreements
  •     Taxation
  •     Non-Disclosure Agreements
  •     Intellectual Property Protection (Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, etc.)
  •     Privacy Policies
  •     Website Terms of Use
  •     Commercial Lease Agreements
  •     Customer and Vendor Contracts
  •     Licensing Agreements

At this clinic, you can talk to an experienced business attorney about any of these issues, and more, so you can focus on your business.

Note: The Entrepreneurs’ Legal Advising Clinic is an extension of the Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic at Santa Clara University School of Law (law.scu.edu/elc). Volunteer attorneys will conduct counseling sessions with entrepreneurs while mentoring law students who conduct intake interviews and research, and participate in the counseling sessions. 

Clients will be seen between 5:30 and 8:00 pm by appointment only, and will be asked to furnish in advance information about their business or plans and the nature of the legal issue(s) on which they seek advice.

To receive more information, go to: tinyurl.com/ELCRequestSp2019.

​​​​​Free. Registration required, please use link provided to make an appointment.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Jan
26
Sat
Design & Marketing Advice @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Design & Marketing Advice

Come get advice and help from an individual with over 25 years of design experience to help brand and shape your business’s image.

Advice ranges from help with logos to branding strategies. Patrons will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Feb
2
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Feb
4
Mon
Coffee with Business Advisers – Afternoon @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Coffee with Business Advisers

Come and meet with expert business advisers with real world experience who help local businesses.
These sit downs will cover many different industries and vary each time. These advisers are here to answer any questions and to provide guidance and feedback

Free. No registration required.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

 

Feb
20
Wed
Coffee with Business Advisers – Morning @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Third Floor - SJPL Works
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Coffee with Business Advisers

Come and meet with expert business advisers with real world experience who help local businesses. These sit downs will cover many different industries and vary each time. These advisers are here to answer any questions and to provide guidance and feedback

Free. No registration required.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

 

Feb
21
Thu
Free Entrepreneurs’ Legal Advising Clinic (MLK) @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Wrestling with a thorny legal question, but can’t afford the cost of a high-priced business attorney?

Many entrepreneurs and small business owners say they could have saved considerable time, expense, and headache if only they had consulted an attorney earlier rather than later, especially on legal issues such as the following:

  •     Founders’ Agreements
  •     Entity Choice (Sole Proprietorship, LLC, Corporation, etc.)
  •     Licensing and Other Regulations
  •     Financing
  •     Employment Matters
  •     Independent Contractor versus Employee Classification
  •     Equity Compensation
  •     Restricted Stock & Shareholders’ Agreements
  •     Taxation
  •     Non-Disclosure Agreements
  •     Intellectual Property Protection (Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, etc.)
  •     Privacy Policies
  •     Website Terms of Use
  •     Commercial Lease Agreements
  •     Customer and Vendor Contracts
  •     Licensing Agreements

At this clinic, you can talk to an experienced business attorney about any of these issues, and more, so you can focus on your business.

Note: The Entrepreneurs’ Legal Advising Clinic is an extension of the Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic at Santa Clara University School of Law (law.scu.edu/elc). Volunteer attorneys will conduct counseling sessions with entrepreneurs while mentoring law students who conduct intake interviews and research, and participate in the counseling sessions. 

Clients will be seen between 5:30 and 8:00 pm by appointment only, and will be asked to furnish in advance information about their business or plans and the nature of the legal issue(s) on which they seek advice.

To receive more information, go to: tinyurl.com/ELCRequestSp2019.

​​​​​Free. Registration required, please use link provided to make an appointment.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Mar
9
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Mar
16
Sat
Teen Entrepreneurs Club @ MLK Library - SJPL Works
Mar 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Teen Entrepreneurs Club at the MLK Library aims to engage, expose, and inspire middle and high school students to pursue entrepreneurship.

Participants will learn through hands-on exploration and collaborate with one another to develop practical business skills through various activities and projects, including a competition for best presentation and best product idea.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

Mar
21
Thu
Free Entrepreneurs’ Legal Advising Clinic (MLK) @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Wrestling with a thorny legal question, but can’t afford the cost of a high-priced business attorney?

Many entrepreneurs and small business owners say they could have saved considerable time, expense, and headache if only they had consulted an attorney earlier rather than later, especially on legal issues such as the following:

  •     Founders’ Agreements
  •     Entity Choice (Sole Proprietorship, LLC, Corporation, etc.)
  •     Licensing and Other Regulations
  •     Financing
  •     Employment Matters
  •     Independent Contractor versus Employee Classification
  •     Equity Compensation
  •     Restricted Stock & Shareholders’ Agreements
  •     Taxation
  •     Non-Disclosure Agreements
  •     Intellectual Property Protection (Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, etc.)
  •     Privacy Policies
  •     Website Terms of Use
  •     Commercial Lease Agreements
  •     Customer and Vendor Contracts
  •     Licensing Agreements

At this clinic, you can talk to an experienced business attorney about any of these issues, and more, so you can focus on your business.

Note: The Entrepreneurs’ Legal Advising Clinic is an extension of the Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic at Santa Clara University School of Law (law.scu.edu/elc). Volunteer attorneys will conduct counseling sessions with entrepreneurs while mentoring law students who conduct intake interviews and research, and participate in the counseling sessions. 

Clients will be seen between 5:30 and 8:00 pm by appointment only, and will be asked to furnish in advance information about their business or plans and the nature of the legal issue(s) on which they seek advice.

To receive more information, go to: tinyurl.com/ELCRequestSp2019.

​​​​​Free. Registration required, please use link provided to make an appointment.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.