Getting Started 1: Starting Steps and Resources for Your Business or Non-Profit Venture
Starting a small business is complicated. The good news is that there are many local and state resources for guidance and support. At this workshop, you’ll learn what resources are available to local entrepreneurs when it comes to business planning, formation, marketing, and financing.
This workshop is offered via Zoom.
Presented by Destiny Watkins, Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region
Destiny Watkins is the Manager of Training and Technical Assistance. She began her career at the Loan Fund as an intern from the College of Saint Rose. Upon the completion of her internship, Watkins was hired to serve as the Training and Technical Assistance Associate. After two years of designing and leading workshops, she was promoted to Community Development Lending Officer. During her time on the Lending Team, Watkins helped dozens of small businesses successfully get financing. She also coordinates the Emerging Investors Network program. In 2022, Watkins was hired to lead the Training and Technical Assistance Program.