Do You Have Questions About Your Business?
We can help! A seasoned business professional from the community will sit down with you for 50 minutes to go over any questions you may have about your business. We have a variety of business professionals including bankers, lawyers, business owners, etc. that are knowledgeable around start-up issues and are looking forward to meeting with you!
Prior to your session, please identify 1-3 issues that you would like to address during your time with the mentor, and bring any relevant documents to the event. This session is available only to Mercy Corps Northwest clients, including Individual Development Account applicants and participants, loan applicants and participants, Foundations I and II students and graduates, and Economic Opportunity Initiative participants.
About the Counselors:
Our counselors draw on a variety of expertise, but all are experienced at writing or reviewing business plans, including marketing, financials, and operations. Each one is trained to arrive at solutions to your issues and you will be matched with an appropriate mentor who fits your needs.
Should you encounter issues with registering online and need to pay by check, contact Maureen Piercy at 503.896.5050.
When & Where
Mercy Corps Northwest
Do you feel stuck in your business because of lack of information? Classes at Mercy Corps Northwest offer you a deep exploration in a range of business topics covering technology, marketing, finance, law, and more. Our classes give you actionable tools to apply directly to the business problems you are facing today. We also create a forum help you to connect with entrepreneurs just like you and develop a stronger network.
Classes are taught by professionals who are experts in their fields. They bring a diverse set of knowledge to the classroom, and are receptive to individual business problems. Learn more about our presenters.
Mercy Corps Northwest works to assist motivated low-income individuals improve their lives through starting or expanding a small business. We provide funding, matched savings and other services that help clients increase their economic self-sufficiency through self-employment.
More information on Mercy Corps Northwest and our other services can be found at www.mercycorpsnw.org