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THE INSTITUTE FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP HOSTS SMALL BUSINESS MENTORING EVENT
Monday, January 18, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 AM

ID# 003971
ZOOM Virtual Event
550 Broad Street 15th Floor
Newark, NJ 07701
United States
973-353-0611, ext. 125 (Main Phone)
(Mobile Phone)
Pricing/Ticket Info
FREE
Suitable for Children
N
Category 
Description
Virtual Hackathon Event Matches Volunteer Business Experts With Small Businesses Owners To Help Them Overcome Challenges & Prepare For Growth
MENTORING EVENT IS HELD AS PART OF PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL COMMITTEE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE JANUARY 18


Small businesses who are struggling, experiencing challenges or need some expert capacity-building advice to get to the next level can attend the Small Business Hackathon hosted by the Institute For Entrepreneurial Leadership on Monday, January 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST. The event is hosted virtually through ZOOM.

Business experts will be available to render assistance on a specific set of projects. Business attendees can choose 3 projects that interest them. They will then be matched with a volunteer to help them on one of the selected projects. Attendees must be available for the duration of the two-hour event and complete prerequisites at least 48 hours in advance. Registered attendees will receive a ZOOM link prior to the event. Registration is available by visiting www.weareifel.org/hackathon or
https://gbu90654.infusionsoft.app/app/form/dosbusinessapplication?cookieUUID=8861f6fb-ae42-4ce3-8ec9-8dd022a104b7

The list of available projects includes:

Create Financial Projections using our Excel template
Deliverable: 36-month financial projections
Pre-requisites: Pricing and cost information

How-to: Reading Financial Statements
Deliverable: Discussion about what your financial statements are telling you
Prerequisites: Print out of your income statement and balance sheet (and cash flow statement if you have one)

Create a Competitive Analysis Framework
Deliverable: List of primary competitors and key differentiators/competitive advantages
Prerequisites: Links to competitor websites

Create a Better User Experience for Your Website
Deliverable: Prioritized checklist of ways to improve the user experience on your website
Prerequisites: Link to your website; Description of your target audience

How-to: Driving More Traffic to Your Website
Deliverable: Discussion about strategies for driving more traffic to your website
Prerequisites: Link to your website and social media sites

Social Media Setup or Review
Deliverable: Setup up of at least one social media platform and discussion about how to get the most out of it
Prerequisites: Description of your target audience

Creating Social Media Content Templates
Deliverable: Discussion about the elements that make strong social posts; 10 social media templates including hashtags
Prerequisites: Description of your target audience, link to any existing social media sites

How-to: Creating Job Descriptions
Deliverable: Up to 3 job descriptions for key positions
Prerequisites: List of the job descriptions needed, review of job description template,

How-to: Strategies for building your present or future team
Deliverable: Prioritized list of key hires
Prerequisites: List of current team members; list of functional responsibilities, i.e. what

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP
Founded in 2002, the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL) is an independent, not‐for‐profit organization that supports economic development through entrepreneurship. We are experts in creating and implementing small business programming in support of larger economic development objectives. Our mission is to eradicate the systemic barriers that prevent entrepreneurs of color from being able to access the knowledge, networks, and capital required for business success. Visit us at https://www.weareifel.org
Event Dates and Times
Monday January 18, 2021
2:00 PM  - 04:00 AM
Advertiser
The Write Angles Public Relations & Event Planning
Lori Anne Oliwa
40 Manchester Court
Red Bank NJ 07701
United States
Main Phone (732) 757-7443
The Write Angles Public Relations & Event Planning Lori Anne  Oliwa

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