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Do you have an idea for a business or are you in the early stages of building your own business. Either way you need to surround yourself with the best advice and expert help you can find.   Expert DOJO are premier business growth advisors for startups and are partnering with the Library Foundation of Santa Monica – (www.libraryfoundsm.org) and (@libraryfoundsm), General Assembly (https://generalassemb.ly/), The Santa Monica Chamber ( http://smchamber.com/ ) and the SBDC (https://www.sba.govto provide you with an evening of business growth strategy.  We are bringing in some of the best experts in growth hacking, venture funding and scaling to guide you through the maze to business success. Our events always have a pay it forward focus, with attendees walking away with business growth strategies you can implement immediately.

This session will guide you though starting, running and expanding your business by the largest growth engine for entrepreneurs in Southern California, the best private education platform and the Government Agency for small business growth. The methods discussed have resulted in entrepreneurs having success rates of up to 10 times the local market, and give you specific ways to grow your business for success. A focus of the talk will be on the structure of the perfect business, from setting the foundations in place to perfect design and clinical execution.

After the discussion, please stick around for networking and connections to help take your business to the next level.

About Our Partners

Library Foundation of Santa Monica

The Library Foundation of Santa Monica is comprised of community leaders in the fields of technology, science, entertainment, business and the arts as well as civic leaders. We celebrate and believe in creating a public space that stimulates intellectual curiosity and promotes strong and optimal community wellbeing through lifelong learning.

The Library is the hub of a culturally connected community. It bridges generations and digital divides while linking diverse languages of learning, from text to code. The Library provides a wide array of programs, classes and services that offer access and embraces Santa Monica’s commitment to lifelong learning. The Library offers the latest tools and technology to support learning for school, career and life success. SMPL also maintains the quality of core services such as research support, local history resources, and a commitment to building a community of readers.

Follow Library Foundation of Santa Monica on Twitter: @libraryfoundsm

General Assembly

General Assembly are the premier education facility in California and Globally when it comes to Mastering new skills in design, marketing, technology, and data — online or at our campuses around the world.

The Santa Monica Chamber

Through our efforts in membership, economic development, and advocacy, we create the environment to help our members prosper and succeed through a proactive working partnership with all levels of government and community organizations to achieve a strong local economy and high quality of life. Core Purpose The core purpose of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce is to foster, enable, and facilitate the success of Santa Monica businesses, so our community is financially healthy and all the people living, working, and playing in Santa Monica can enjoy a high quality of life. Vision for Chamber Success The statements below capture the vision for what the Chamber strives for every day: •

The Chamber is the “go to” resource for advocacy, education, and resources for Santa Monica businesses and for the Santa Monica community overall.

SBDC Overview

Whether you want to grow your business or are interested in starting a business, we can help. The Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is funded in part by the Small Business Administration (SBA). We provide free individualized consulting and training to new and growing businesses.  The SBDC will be represented by Andrew Strachan who is the contributing author in 2011 in the textbook ‘International Private Equity’ published by John Wiley & Sons.  Andrew received his Master’s from London Business School and is an active mentor for technology start-ups and strategically looking to participate in creating the new business models in the fast changing technology space. Andrew sits on the Board and is Chairman of the Audit Committee of a micro finance bank in Tbilisi Georgia.

Please note that by RSVPing for this event you are agreeing to receive communications from General Assembly and Expert Dojo.





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