Thursday, July 29, 2021

From 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT


This is a Zoom Event

Presenter: Bill Schloth

Bill Schloth has been investing in, managing, buying & selling start-up and emerging businesses for over 25 years.


He is an executive director and founding member of Crowdfunding Global Alliance Inc, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and advocacy for crowdfunding.


Mr. Schloth is a CPA and has an MBA in marketing from New York University.



Crowdfunding has changed the way small businesses and start-ups raise capital. In March 2021, new regulations made crowdfunding even more advantageous.


Thanks to the 21st century digital revolution, business owners and entrepreneurs can cost-effectively reach the world to validate ideas and truly align investor interests with their business goals.


Webinar attendees will learn about:

  • The advantages of new-crowdfunding regulations

  • The crowdfunding journey from idea validation to funding your dreams

  • Other win-win funding options most people never heard about

  • The basic differences between traditional and alternative financing – it’s a balance

  • Why revenue, performance and mission-based financing techniques maybe just what you have been looking for



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Operator to Business Owner Shift: Turn job you created for yourself into business

A Free SCORE Webinar



Monday, August 2, 2021

From 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT


This is a Zoom Event


Presenter: Maryann Croce

Maryann Croce is a speaker as well as co-owner (with husband Tony) of an auto repair business in Norwalk.


She also has an extensive corporate background in banking, management and customer service. 



Business owners have grit and drive, but they also have common challenges. Wearing lots of hats, being pulled in different directions and the expectations others have, can leave a business owner feeling like their business is controlling them. Gain control of your day and your business with small mindset shifts that Maryann will share. 


Attendees will learn:


Turn your perspective of your business into your competitive advantage:

  • Shift#1 Get clear on the owner role and goal

  • Shift#2 Assess your resources to get results

  • Shift#3 Go from busy to productive

  • Tools to help make these shifts



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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

From 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT


This is a Zoom Event  Trademarks


Presenter: Cliff Ennico

CLIFF ENNICO (, a nationally recognized authority on legal issues in small business, is best known as the former host of MONEYHUNT, the PBS television series.


His weekly business advice column appears in dozens of major newspapers and small business websites throughout North America.


He is a frequent contributor to Entrepreneur and other small business magazines, has hosted over 100 videos on YouTube, and is the author of 16 books on entrepreneurship and career management.



One of the trickiest parts of starting any business is choosing the right name. You need to be sure your name can be trademarked and that you can build a killer Internet and social media presence around it.


It gets even trickier with multiple brands, or when the name that appears on your products and services is different from your company name.


Attendees will learn:

  • The five steps you must follow in selecting a name for your business

  • “Common law” trademarks vs. “registered” trademarks

  • Federal vs. state trademarks vs. service marks


Prior to the webinar:


Go to, click on “Search Our Trademark Database”, and do a “Basic Word Search” on a name you would like to trademark. Click on one the registered trademarks that show up and see which product/service categories it’s registered for.



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Tuesday, August 17, 2021

From 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT




This is a Zoom Event

Presenter: Moraima Gutierrez

Moraima Gutierrez is the Assistant District Director of Economic Development at the Small Business Administration.



Introduction to the SBA will focus on the program and services provided by the Small Business Association (SBA). The topics will include using the SBA counseling centers, getting advice and linkage to capital sources and understanding how to secure government contracts. 

Webinar attendees will learn about:

  • How to Increase Your Confidence & Business Smarts 

  • The SBA Resource Partner Network -- Local Resource Partners & Local District Office 

  • How to Build Capacity as Your Business Develops 

  • Federal Contracting to Funding / Access to Capital -- International Trade / Exporting 

  • How to Triumph Over Adversity / Disaster Preparedness / Disaster Assistance Loan 



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SCORE offers Free Business Counseling 


To get free one-on-one business counseling or learn about other SCORE free workshops, please visit our website.


SCORE is funded [in part] through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.