Come and network with LAVA's First Time Entrepreneur Workshop Graduates!
As our first time entrepreneur training seminar celebrates nearly two years of programs, LAVA would like to invite all of our seminar graduates to join us for a reunion. This is a great opportunity to reconnect with other CEOs that you met at the seminars and network with each other.
As an added attraction, we will have decisionmakers from the Innovat!onFund from Long Beach City College give a presentation on how companies that fit their portfolio may be able to receive grants from the fund.
Fund America aims to make community colleges the front door for
supporting and developing entrepreneurship across the country.
Long Beach City College and Regional Economic Development
As part of the family of IFA funds,
Innovation Fund SoCal @ Long Beach City College is advancing
entrepreneurship by stimulating, educating, and accelerating
Innovation-led startups with high-growth potential to create wealth in
communities and social prosperity. Innovation Fund SoCal
(IF SoCal) will make grants and loans to fund startup companies that
commit to locating in the Los Angeles Basin.
is one of the largest single college districts in the California
Community College System, providing comprehensive quality educational
programs and related student services to nearly 30,000 students pursuing
a wide range of degrees, certificates, transfer,
and other courses of study. The College
Is a driving force in the regional economy development, job and wealth creation,
as the lead host of the Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development
Center (SBDC) Network, serving Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara
Launched and manages the national Goldman Sachs
10,000 Small Businesses Initiative site serving Southern California.
listen to LA SBDC Network Regional Director, Jesse Torres as he
describes the Innovation Fund SoCal and how you can take advantage of
funds available for entrepreneurial ventures!