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March 2, 2023 - April 27, 2023

Hybrid Program in Spanish

Mondays 6-7pm & Thursdays 6-7:30pm

Free to apply!


Start your Small Business Today!


Created for Black and Brown entrepreneurs, Cañada College at Menlo Park is collaborating with ESO Ventures to offer a 10 week small business incubator program! Do you have a solid idea for a small business, but don't know how to start? Or maybe you are a student who started a small business, but need help growing your business to its' full potential. If this sounds like you, then the Small Business Incubator program is for you!


The Spring 2023 Cohort will be 100% taught in Spanish

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Small Business Incubator at Cañada College


Program Overview

Students will meet online every Thursday and Monday, with 3 in person sessions at the Cañada College at Menlo Park Campus (1200 O'Brien Drive Menlo Park, CA 94025) . Cañada College & ESO Ventures are committed to create a safe space for Black & Brown business owners where current issues are dealt with when discussing business creation. Starting a business can be a daunting journey, and this program offers students the knowledge, confidence, and community needed to to thrive as a local entrepreneur.


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What you will Learn


 Students will work with an ESO coach every Thursday using modules. The modules are centered on the must-have competencies for sole proprietors interested in formalizing and growing their businesses Students will also have the opportunity for individual sessions with experienced professionals, strategic advisors and coaches who have decades of experience in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. In this program, you will learn in a community with and from others. This includes a community of entreprenuerial peers, coaches, instructors, and ESL assistance to help translate documents. By the end of the 10 weeks, students experience improved product-market fit, refined strategy, and marketing results for your business idea.


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