Get Your Missouri Business Ready to Reopen with These Events
We know the past few weeks haven’t been easy for your business … but know that the MOSourceLink network has your back and is ready to help inspire you and connect you with the help you need right now to answer your most pressing questions.
So we’ve plucked a few of the most pertinent virtual events from the MOSourceLink calendar (ahem, add YOUR events here) that can help you best manage your team remotely, learn more about SBA loans, finally start on that business idea, get your financial statements in order and more.
Looking for more events to attend from the comfort of your home? Explore the MOSourceLink calendar, which is full of virtual events to help your business navigate the challenges that COVID-19 is creating for everyone. We’re all in this together, and MOSourceLink is ready to inform, connect and uplift you until your operations can return to normal.
Are you looking for resources to help your business navigate COVID-19 or weighing all the funding opportunities? Head to the Coronavirus Business Resource page or let us know what you need by calling 866-870-6500.
May 6 (Wed.) 1 – 5 p.m.
Sign up for Office Hours with a Banker, put on by the Grace Hill Women’s Business Center, and talk business and personal finances with a pro.
Join the NEXT Missouri Advocacy Update, and learn about new policy in Missouri and how small businesses and entrepreneurs could be affected. Plus, join the conversation and let the organization know what your business is facing so it can inform policymakers about issues important to small businesses.
May 9 (Sat.) 10 – 11 a.m.
A majority of small businesses in KC and across the state don’t qualify for current SBA funding, so find out who can help your business and learn about other funding options at a Virtual Workshop: Get the Grant; What’s Your Mission Statement? with Square One Small Business Services at Mid-Continent Public Library.
Join Stephanie Parris, founder of Guardian Accounting Services, as she walks you through the importance of having a mission statement and how to craft one and use it in your sales pitch.
May 14 (Thurs.) 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
At some point, everyone will exit their business, so start planning now. Sign up for Leaving a Legacy: Business Exit Strategy Planning with Enterprise University.
Join the discussion and learn from real stories of companies that finished well, and a few that didn’t and why.
Discover the process around aspects of business exit planning
Command the highest value your business deserves
Avoid landmines around business transition planning
May 16 (Sat.) 9:30 a.m. – noon
Test your business idea and pin down what factors spell success for your business at Starting Your Business: Basics with SCORE – Kansas City.
An overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business
The advantages and disadvantages of owning a business
The most profitable form for your business
The fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources
This is the first Workshop in the three-part series “Simple Steps to Starting Your Business.”
Session 2 – Business Concepts/Marketing Strategy
Session 3 – Financial Projections/Funding Sources/Next Steps
Check-in at 8:45 a.m.
May 20 (Wed.) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Get the tools and perspective to achieve financial clarify in your business at Financial Stability Now … Why Are You Waiting? with The Hatchery.
What do you need for this class? This is an interactive workshop, so if you can bring a profit-and-loss (income) statement for the previous six months, please do. Answers won’t be shared publicly, but a worksheet will be provided for you to use.