Use BEACON's code for a free trial to Ureeka
. Ureeka's mission is to democratize economic opportunity by reducing the cost and risk of growing small to medium businesses. By joining the community, small businesses gain unprecedented access to:
- PEOPLE: a network of Peers, Mentors, and Coaches (“PMC Community”);
- TOOLS: a proprietary Growth Framework, Needs Assessment, Goal Setting, and Notes Area;
- SERVICES: a marketplace of curated business area specialists who will help you execute efficiently and economically (“Marketplace”)
Founded by Melissa Bradley of 1863 Ventures, Ureeka is thrilled to offer a free, 3-month trial membership to our community. Enter code "BeaconBeta
" at www.ureeka.biz/joinnow
to get started.
Apply to be a part of the Essence + New Voices Summit & Target Holiday Market
. Vendor applications are accepted on a rolling basis until November 25th to join New Voices in Atlanta from Dec 13-15. Applicants must have a physical product to sell, officially in business for at least one year, have at least 5 SKUs in one of the following: beauty, fashion, wellness, kids, food, be properly certified (with documentation) and have at least one founder of African descent. Learn more and apply
The 2019 Corporate Citizenship Conference: Solve Together
explores issues central to corporate social responsibility and business strategy. Register with code "BEACON
" for 50% off while supplies last.
The 2020 Dream Grant
will provide up to $10,000 for Ward 7 & 8 resident-owned micro-businesses. The Department of Small and Local Business Development anticipates making 20-25 grants from the $200k available in funding. Apply here
by November 15th at 2pm.
Are you a Georgetown alum or current graduate student? The Georgetown Venture Lab is piloting a new program to help idea/early-stage alumni and graduate student entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground. This 2-day immersive bootcamp will take place January 16-17 at WeWork Metropolitan Square. Apply by 12/1
Slow Food DC
, one of more than 200 chapters that comprise Slow Food USA, is a global, grassroots organization linking the pleasure of good food with a commitment to community and environment. The DC chapter is looking for new board members who are enthusiastic about good, clean, fair food. If interested in monthly meetings with volunteer activities, dinners, tastings, tours, lectures, and more, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Do you need funding for your business? EnrichHER
helps women grow incredible ventures through their funding platform and network. Through a SEC/FINRA-approved lending platform that connects revenue-generating women-led companies seeking up to $250,000 with accredited, non-accredited and institutional lenders. Apply here.
There's still time to apply for the SXSW 2020 Pitch Competition
in Austin, TX. Click here to apply
by 11:59p CST on Nov 15.