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In Uncategorized on October 31, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Doing Well by Doing Good: Starting a Social Venture

Monday 11/04 6:00pm

Harvard Innovation Lab

Batten Hall, 125 Western Avenue

Allston, MA

 Pursuing a social mission can be a very fulfilling and gratifying experience. However, as in building any new venture, you will encounter many challenges and struggles along the way.

Root Cause’s Susan Musinsky, Director of the Social Innovation Forum, and Rebecca Price, Impact Investing Track Consultant, will be providing their insight and expertise on big picture questions related to starting, running and leading a social venture.

Registration is required.

http://i-lab.harvard.edu/calendar-event/content/doing-well-doing-good-starting-social-venture

 We check all attendee registrations at the door. Please bring a printed or smartphone copy of your EventBrite registration and Harvard student ID if you have registered as a Harvard Student. Attendance will be limited to registered guests and tickets will not be available at the door.

 

Harvard I-lab Partner Event: MSBDC Advising Services Office Hours with Michael Dimino

Tuesday 11/05 10:00am

Harvard Innovation Lab

Batten Hall, 125 Western Ave

Allston, MA

The MSBDC Boston Regional Office & Minority Business Center provides free and confidential business assistance to businesses located in the Greater Boston area. Areas of assistance include, but are not limited to: Start-up Business; Business Plan Development; Financial Plan Development; Marketing and Sales Strategies; Cash Flow Analysis; Organizational and Personnel Issues; Government Procurement Assistance; and International Trade Assistance.

 If you are interested in learning more about any of our services or wish to schedule an appointment with a business advisor, please contact our office at 617-287-7750.

 

Harvard I-lab Partner Event: How to Optimize your AdWords Spending (SCORE Workshop)

Friday 11/08 8:00am

Harvard Innovation Lab

 How to Optimize your AdWords Spending

-Learn how to market and measure success in a multi-screen world,

-With a focus on leveraging the marketing features in AdWords Enhanced Campaigns

-Includes a brief refresher on SEO

 Presenters: Annie Jean-Baptiste and Anthony Phalen are both Account Managers at Google who work with clients across the US advising them on their digital advertising across all of Google’s products.

 This workshop is presented by SCORE.

http://i-lab.harvard.edu/calendar-event/content/i-lab-partner-event-how-optimize-your-adwords-spending-score-workshop

 

 

Harvard I-lab Partner Event] Buying a Franchise (SCORE Workshop)

Tuesday 11/19 8:00am

Harvard Innovation Lab

 In this workshop, you will learn:

1) How to evaluate whether you should buy a franchise

2) How to prepare for the visit to their headquarters

3) What research to do after the visit

4) How to improve your chances of success after the purchase

 Bill Zanke, a SCORE counselor, will be running this seminar. Bill has had experience both as a franchisee and a franchisor. His experience on the franchisee side was with Jiffy Lube and Wendy’s. On the franchisor side, he held officer positions at Burger King, Arthur Teacher’s Fish and Chips, and Kentucky Fried Chicken. He also organized the franchising program for Casa Lupita.

 This workshop is presented by SCORE.

http://i-lab.harvard.edu/calendar-event/content/i-lab-partner-event-buying-franchise-score-workshop

 

 

Harvard I-lab Partner Event: MSBDC Advising Services Office Hours with Michael Dimino

Thursday 11/28 10:00am

Harvard Innovation Lab

Batten Hall, 125 Western Ave

Allston, MA

The MSBDC Boston Regional Office & Minority Business Center provides free and confidential business assistance to businesses located in the Greater Boston area. Areas of assistance include, but are not limited to: Start-up Business; Business Plan Development; Financial Plan Development; Marketing and Sales Strategies; Cash Flow Analysis; Organizational and Personnel Issues; Government Procurement Assistance; and International Trade Assistance.

If you are interested in learning more about any of our services or wish to schedule an appointment with a business advisor, please contact our office at 617-287-7750.

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