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Launching a Business : Where to Start

Los Angeles, CA • May 10, 2018

Successful entrepreneurs speak on how they got started and share learning lessons from their Shark Tank, pop-up shop and start-up experiences.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown
899 Francisco Street
18 Social
Los Angeles, CA 90015
US

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Got a great product but not ready for the financial investment of a brick and mortar? Are you ready to meet your customers in real life but don’t have an office?

Do you want to test market your product to a diverse clientele but don’t know where to start? Do you need money to kickstart your first order but don’t know who to ask?

Successful entrepreneurs speak on how they got started and share learning lessons from their pop-up shop and e-commerce start-up experiences.

Speakers : Mylen Yamamoto of Cropsticks, James Choi of Cafe Dulce, Felipe Dominguez of CERO electric cargo bikes, Patricia Tsai of Choco Vivo and more share their stories and failures of the start up life.

Networking time and opportunity to share your pitches with featured entrepreneurs available.

This is the kick off event of a 10-part workshop series covering 'Marketing and Financial Knowledge to Launch Your Small Business'

The Los Angeles Small Bizcubator in partnership with the Little Tokyo Service Center, Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program and Small Business Association is launching a training program for aspiring entrepreneurs to develop the skills necessary for a successful pop up shop experience. This program is part of a preparation opportunity for the LA Small Bizcubator FREE retail pop-up space in Little Tokyo. Applicants that attend 70% of these workshops will receive a preferred status in the application process for the LA Small Bizcubator retail pop-up space program.

Tonight's programming has been made possible by Little Tokyo Vibes, the Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program and Cropsticks. Special thanks to Moet Chandon and the Indigo Hotel as sponsors for the event.



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Full Agenda

6:00 Registration

6:30 Opening Presentation

7:30 Breakout Groups

8:30 Networking

9:00 End

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