July 2, 2023
Advancing Black Entrepreneurs
Advancing Black Entrepreneurs by Chase for Business is an educational program designed for Black business owners to be a catalyst for business growth.
Advancing Black Entrepreneurs: Available On-Demand Sessions
In partnership with Chase for Business, Black Enterprise, the National Urban League, and the U.S. Black Chambers we developed Advancing Black Entrepreneurs, a collection of practical resources to help Black business owners grow and scale their business.
This educational program, curated specifically for Black business owners, highlights topics that are vital to business growth and sustainability. These 90-minute, self-paced digital sessions are focused on how business owners can address immediate and long-term financial needs and build resiliency.
This program provides on-demand resources that deliver guidance to Black entrepreneurs with the following objectives:
Learn strategies for gaining access to capital for their business.
Improve financial efficiency and optimize spending.
Establish a foundation for sustainable business growth.
Position their business so it stands out in a saturated marketing place.
Discover how to stand out during the procurement stage and navigate the challenges of government contracting.
SESSION 1: Reclaim the Future
How Your Business Can Address the Challenges of COVID-19
The increasing importance of bookkeeping.
Pivoting your business model in this new economic environment.
Helping your customers feel confident and safe.
Developing contingency plans for the future.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get the financial guidance and expertise you need to come back strong and build your business — from the organizations and bank you can trust. You can view all eight sessions of the first webinar below and use the button to sign up for more information about future webinars or to be contacted by your local Entrepreneurship Center.
SESSION 2: The Power of Capital
How to Fuel the Growth of Your Business
Thinking strategically about your cash flow.
Determining if your business needs to borrow.
Knowing why you’re a good investment.
Identifying which financial data is important.
Learning your credit options.
Don’t miss this chance to take a close look at funding options you can consider for your business.
SESSION 3: Navigating Your Cash Flow
How to Use Cash Flow to Navigate Your Business’s Success
Categorizing and identifying gaps in cash inflows and outflows.
Increasing your cash in, with tips to collect revenue, get paid faster, and identify higher income streams.
Decreasing cash out, with ways to evaluate your business needs, improve efficiency and optimize spending.
Don’t miss this chance to take a close look at cashflow options you can consider to help grow your business.
SESSION 4: Your Next-level Business
How to Build a Foundation That Lasts
Thinking like an entrepreneur to help you find new opportunities and think bigger about what’s possible.
Establishing a foundation for sustainable business growth.
Developing agility and resilience to help your business navigate challenges.
Putting people first to help you be a better leader for your business.
Don’t miss this chance to explore different strategies and approaches to help you turn your startup into a business that lasts.
SESSION 5: Marketing in a Digital World
How to Get Noticed and Build a Community Online
Positioning your business so it stands out in a saturated marketplace.
Integrating effective strategies for targeting your core audience.
Maximizing your digital reach across your website, mobile apps, social media and more.
Planning, measuring, and optimizing the impact of your digital marketing.
Don’t miss this chance to increase your brand awareness and build your online community.
SESSION 6: Windows of Opportunity
How to Discover Capital and Networking Opportunities
Defining supplier diversity and apply those findings to your business.
Standing out during the procurement stage and navigating the challenges of government contracting.
Accessing corporate supplier diversity programs for future partnerships.
Planning for certification — and using it to your advantage.
Nurturing your relationships with government organizations and corporate businesses.
Don’t miss this chance to increase your networking prowess and land more contracts.