How to Read + Write a Proper Contract
May
2
11:30 am11:30

How to Read + Write a Proper Contract

  • JIG+SAW (at THE ROW)

This workshop approaches contracts from an entrepreneurial perspective. We will cover the fundamentals of contract law to help participants understand their rights and protect their interests when entering into an agreement. We will explore common mistakes to avoid and smart contract clauses to include. Participants will learn: 

  • What makes an agreement binding
  • What provisions should be included in a contract, and the meaning of common provisions
  • What constitutes a breach of a contract, how to enforce a contract, and available remedies

Contact JIG+SAW for admission.

Get Your Sh*t Together: Contracts & Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs
May
23
6:30 pm18:30

Get Your Sh*t Together: Contracts & Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs

  • BATCH

Let's talk through your business legal. 

CONTRACTS

We will cover the fundamentals of contract law to help participants understand their rights and protect their interests when entering into an agreement. We will explore common mistakes to avoid and smart contract clauses to include. Participants will learn: 

  • What makes an agreement binding
  • What provisions should be included in a contract, and the meaning of common provisions
  • What constitutes a breach of a contract, how to enforce a contract, and available remedies

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

What intellectual property does your business own? How can you protect it and turn it into revenue? We will review the primary types of intellectual property (IP), including copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. Participants will learn: 

  • How to create, identify, and secure IP 
  • How to use, license, and capitalize IP 
  • What constitutes IP infringement and remedies for infringement

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Ready to Next-Level: A Business and Marketing Workshop for Entrepreneurs
Apr
25
6:30 pm18:30

Ready to Next-Level: A Business and Marketing Workshop for Entrepreneurs

  • Jig + Saw (THE ROW)

Successful entrepreneurs make moves, and sometimes we skip over details because done is better than perfect. But as we grow, some of those overlooked steps might be holding us back.

Whether you’re just getting started or are already running shop, this workshop will cover the extra details and tips that you need to evolve your business to the next level, including: 

Business Plans & Pitch Decks

First, we'll walk you through the nuts and bolts of business plans and pitch-decks. We'll discuss whats important, whats not, and what you should focus on depending on your goals. We'll review both classic and modern components to consider, including:

  • Concepts and Summaries
  • Market Analysis
  • Company Structure
  • Operations
  • Finances and Projections
  • Problems, Solutions, and Value
  • Competition
  • Risks and Growth
  • Exit Strategies

More Than Just a Plan

Next, we'll explore important steps to help you translate your plan into:

  • A story that connects
  • A pitch that sells,
  • A cohesive brand, and
  • A successful marketing strategy

Fine Tune Your Operation Like a Pro

Finally, we’ll bullet point smart business and marketing tools to help you:

  • Streamline your operations
  • Manage customer and market relations, and
  • Track your success

More Details

  • 6:30 PM - Doors open / networking
  • 7:00 PM - Workshop Begins
  • 8:00 PM - Open Q&A

Use smorgasburg address to find parking at THE ROW
785 bay street | los angeles 90021

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Get Your Sh*t Together: A Legal & Finance Workshop for Entrepreneurs
Apr
6
7:00 pm19:00

Get Your Sh*t Together: A Legal & Finance Workshop for Entrepreneurs

  • General Assembly

This interactive workshop ill cover the most important legal and financial lessons every entrepreneur should know.

LEGAL TIPS:

Participants will walk­ away knowing common pitfalls to avoid and smart best practices to keep.We will lay out simple take ­aways on a broad range of topics including:

  • Vetting and protecting a business name,
  • Business formation, entity types, and company upkeep, • Verbal and written contracts,
  • Creating and securing intellectual property,
  • Hiring workers, and
  • Immigration visas for foreign workers and entrepreneurs

FINANCE TIPS:

What's up with your finances? Is it possible to get clarity and understand your financial life? Absolutely.

Whether you are brand new to freelancing, working for a large company or something in between, financial clarity is key to helping you stop freaking out about your finances and focus on the things that matter. This workshop will breakdown the 10 rules of finance that everyone should know.

You'll learn about the 10 finances tips that everyone should know. These rules will help guide you to assessing and understanding where you’re at in your financial life. You’ll walk away with tools, tips and tweaks to help you streamline and stay engaged with your finances.

  • Understand the 3 pre-requisites to good financial planning
  • The 10 rules of financial planning
  • Steps to build their own financial plan
  • How to revisit your progress and goals

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Get Your Sh*t Together: A Legal and Accounting Workshop for Entrepreneurs
Apr
4
6:30 pm18:30

Get Your Sh*t Together: A Legal and Accounting Workshop for Entrepreneurs

  • CTRL Collective

This interactive workshop will cover the most important legal and accounting tips every entrepreneur needs to know, including:

Business Entities

Which entity is right for your business? We’ll compare the legal, tax, and finance distinctions between:

  • Sole Proprietorships
  • General Partnerships
  • S-Corps
  • C-Corps
  • LLCs

Business Upkeep

You’ve launched. Now what? We’ll bullet point:

  • How to maintain your limited liability status and keep your business in good-standing
  • What taxes to pay, when to pay them, and how to prepare for them

Hiring Workers

You’ve got a team. What do you need to do? We’ll review legal, tax, and finance rules for:

  • Unpaid interns
  • Contractors
  • Employees
  • Equity holders

More Details

Free Snacks & Beverages

  • 6:30 PM: Doors open + networking
  • 7:00 PM: Workshop begins
  • 8:00 PM: Open Q&A

REGISTER HERE

Get Your Sh*t Together: Legal & Accounting
Mar
7
6:00 pm18:00

Get Your Sh*t Together: Legal & Accounting

This interactive workshop will cover the most important legal and accounting tips every entrepreneur should know. Participants will walk-away knowing common pitfalls to avoid and best practices to keep. We will lay out simple take-aways on a broad range of topics including:

  • Vetting and protecting a business name,
  • Business formation, entity types, and company upkeep,
  • Bookkeeping, finance management, and tax filing 
  • Verbal and written contracts,
  • Creating and securing intellectual property,
  • Hiring workers, and
  • Immigration visas for foreign workers and entrepreneurs

Booze & Bites

Enjoy free drinks and food sponsored by Crafted Kitchen, the DTLA Arts District's first culinary co-working space. 

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