California Capital hosts and participates in many local small business events where business are offered the opportunity to receive free resources and connect with other local business owners.  Please frequently check our calendar for upcoming events in the Sacramento area.


Access to Capital 101: Funding options to start and grow your business (Panel) @ California Capital FDC
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Are you having trouble obtaining financing for your business? California Capital Women’s Business Center and Small Business Majority invite you to join us for an interactive workshop about access to capital for small businesses. Through a presentation and panel discussion, we will help you navigate the funding landscape and connect you with resources to help you obtain the capital you need to start and grow your business. Learn from local micro-lenders, alternative financing experts and small business about best practices.
Topics of Discussion Include:

An overview of alternative lending options including microloans, SBA loans, community development financial institutions (CDFIs), community banks, reputable online lenders and crowdfunding
Key questions to consider when seeking funding
Small Business Borrowers’ Bill of Rights
Tips to help determine the best option for your small business
Local community lenders and technical assistance providers
Helpful tools and resources
Presented by: Rhea Aguinaldo, Small Business Majority

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Women Veterans Alliance: US Dept of Veteran Affairs Increases and Secondary Issues @ California Capital FDC
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Web Development for Small Businesses- Part 2 @ California Capital FDC
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Installation of WordPress plugins to add site features including Security, Backups, Search Engine Optimization, Slideshows, Photo Galleries, eCommerce, Google Analytics, Maps, Video, Utilities, and other features and functions as requested in the classroom.

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Women Veterans Alliance: Finding your next career with the State of California @ California Capital FDC
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Wellness Workshop: Uncover Your Hidden Power on the Journey of Well Being @ California Capital FDC
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Are you busy juggling various demands in life? Do you feel pulled in different directions and worry if you are making the right decisions? What if you realize that you have the power to transform your experiences despite the challenging situations or difficult people around you? Come to the gathering for well-being and discover how you can transform your life experiences. In this gathering, you will: Expand your thinking of what well-being means in the area of body, mind, emotions, finance, and spirit Learn the keys to uncover your hidden power for harnessing your well being Explore simple techniques that will help you transform your life experiences

Presenter: Carmen Lee has been helping clients transform their lives and experience their brilliance in the last ten years. Her work integrates ancient mind-body healing techniques with a modern scientific approach based on neuroscience, psychology, and nutrition. She helps clients see their blindspots, clear old blockages, and develop transformative habits that support their growth and development. When Carmen works with clients, different areas of their lives begin to improve significantly.

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Business Law for Entrepreneurs @ California Capital FDC
May 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

With this presentation, attendees will learn the basics of:

Company Formation
Employment Contracts
Intellectual Property
Social Media Law
Preventing/or Dealing with Business Liability/Lawsuits
Taught By: Uduak Oduok

Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is an attorney and co-founder of EBITU LAW GROUP, P.C., a Sacramento-based law firm providing legal services to businesses and individuals; including those in the fashion and entertainment sector within and outside California.

A graduate of U.C. Hastings College of the Law, Ms. Uduak has been featured in prestigious legal publications including The ABA Journal and California Lawyer Magazine. Ms. Uduak pioneered the first Fashion Law seminars in Northern California and is a recognized name within the growing niche practice of Fashion Law in the USA. As an author of numerous articles, her work has been cited in prestigious law journals and quoted in several national and international newspapers and magazines, including the Huffington Post.

Ms. Uduak is also a legal commentator and regularly invited speaker who has spoken at diverse organizations including The Wharton School of Business, The National Association of Women Business Owners, Woodbury University, Fashion Law Institute, U.C. Hastings College of the Law, San Joaquin Delta College, SXSW, Fox40 News, Al Jazeera, New York’s 99.5FM WBAI and 107.5FM WBLS.

She is a contributor to four books, including a recently published book by the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers titled, ‘The Monetization of the Global Music Business – From Creators to Major Industry.’

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Quick Books Lab- ADVANCED @ California Capital FDC
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

***In order to participate in this hands-on Quick Books Lab, you MUST have a laptop with the Quick Books software already installed.***
If you are new to Quick Books along with feeling overwhelmed and intimidated by accounting software, especially if you are not an Accountant or Bookkeeping then this course will explain. Understanding the difference between debits, credits, assets, liability, equity and much more. This course will teach you to understand the difference and make your financial records clearer for you and your business.
What you learn…

Getting Started and Setting Up
Working with Lists and Inventory
Entering Everyday Transactions
Customizing Forms
Understanding Accounting.
Manage Employees/Process Payroll
Work with Reports
Tips and Tricks
Presented by: Anita Johnson, founder of Money Wisdom for Women

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Marketing and Branding Review Workshop: Get hands-on help with your brand materials! @ California Capital FDC
May 31 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Bring your brochures, your logo and printed materials for a hands-on review by Tina Reynolds and Cris Weber from Uptown Studios! They will be giving feedback on your brand and how you can improve your marketing materials to reach your audience.

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How to Develop an IDEA into a Business (Business 101) @ California Capital FDC
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Many people, who are thinking about starting a business, mistakenly concentrate on the wrong issues up front and end up wasting too much time and money.

SCORE will help you take the right steps in the right order. We will introduce you to a formula that all successful companies follow.

Be sure to take this class before making any commitments.

Presented by:Sacramento County DHA Business Information Center and SCORE

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How Choose The Right Business Entity @ California Capital FDC
Jun 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

An overview of the basics of entity selection and formation. Including the differences between and the advantages of: California and Delaware Corporations, S and C Corporations, various types of Partnerships, LLCs, Sole Proprietorships and a few others. We will also cover the tax and liability implications of each. Finally we will go over the basic considerations you will need to form your own business entity, such as; corporate bylaws, and partnership, or membership agreements.

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