This program is presented to you by the CSUF SBDC in partnership with HeraHub Irvine. CEO Moms is a cohort-style series for women entrepreneurs to actively work on scaling their businesses or already-established side hustles. In this 5-part series you will:
Hone your skills to better use your financial data to drive your business, identify and adjust areas to improve cash flow, profitability, and future planning.
Research and identify primary and emerging customer segments and build a plan around attracting them.
Identify competition and strategic partners for opportunities to collaborate and maximize market share. Learn effective ways to expand your team of employees and resource partners.
Understand the various Woman-Owned Business Certifications as they relate to winning business in different areas. Identify opportunities for adding equity or debt capital to scale more deliberately.
Showcase your business in a digital presentation with cohort members, partners, and the public.
This program is for:
Brick and Mortar (Retail, Restaurant, or Service)
Professional Services (CPA’s, Accountants, Attorneys, Insurance and Real Estate Agents, Consultants, etc.)
Home-based businesses (Daycare, On-line retail, Established side-hustles)
Cottage Food Operators, Home Cooks, Caterers, etc.
This cohort is for women, taught by women. Although “business is business”, women often approach the process differently and many times have a variety of other obstacles and responsibilities. Attendees can expect highly interactive and vibrant discussions with the instructors and other cohort members.
All applicants will be going through a vetting process. Approved participants will be notified via email.
The minimum requirements:
Currently in business
Poised to add employees or independent contractors to their teams
In revenue $50,000+
Already have at least one product or service in play
Be able to attend all group meetings: Tuesdays – Sept 7, 14, 21, 28, and Oct 5 – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Commit to one-on-one meetings with SBDC consultants to work on your growth plan