Check out these workshops

bizgrid-buzz_workshops-2015Here’s a list of upcoming workshops to help you grow your business. Sign up for one – or more – today!

Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) “Venture Start” is a series of workshops that provide an introductory overview of topics that are key to starting a business. “Business Legal Issues” will be held Friday, Nov. 20.

Did you know that 43% of small businesses dedicate six or more hours to social media? Learn how to save time and get back what you love to do, running your business, at “Social Media Timesavers” on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

To learn more and register for SBDC workshops, visit .

“The Pack: Honest and Open Peer-to-Peer Support” will be the topic at the next Java @ the Junction Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by TechTown Detroit, the Pack aims to end stigma towards seeking support from others, provide a space to share your whole self, and cultivate empathy between others with shared experiences. To learn more and to register, visit .

Build Institute has partnered with Kiva Zip, a 0% interest, crowdfunded microloan focused on character rather than credit, to provide entrepreneurs access to capital to grow their business. They will offer two webinars in December: Dec. 2, how trustees can recommend borrowers and vouch for an entrepreneur’s character; and Dec. 9, on the qualifications for obtaining a Kiva Zip loan. To learn more and to register, visit .

Open City, a forum for Detroit’s aspiring and established small business owners to learn, network and exchange information in a fun and lively atmosphere at Cliff Bell’s in Detroit, continues its 2015 – 2016 season with four upcoming workshops scheduled in January, February, March and April. For details on each visit