Join the CIT GAP Funds team for "How to use mentors to grow your business" (Followed by an optional small group session). VC Panel to include: Jeff Lee, Mindshare Chris Hayes, Vistage Laura Shibut, Lighthouse Labs Josh Green, iCAP Greg McDonogh, Entrepreneur's Organization of Washington, D.C. Moderated by Raj Rai, CIT GAP Funds
Presented on Zoom, NYT Technology Journalist Kevin Roose will be talking to us about Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). NFTs are a hot new thing that artists need to be aware of and understand, as they are a kind of digital signature and ownership on a work.
Creating your website with WordPress can be exciting but also overwhelming. Once you have built your site, you need to secure it. Hackers like to take advantage of inexperienced users and new websites to get access to your sensitive information. Most security breaches can be prevented if your site is up to date. Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will share essential security practices and tips on how to keep your plugins up to date and your site secure.
Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will discuss current threats impacting small businesses and the risks that could impact the operations of your business. He will introduce fundamental cybersecurity controls, which are in alignment with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMM) developed by the Department of Defense. He will provide instructions on how every small business can implement these controls using the people, processes, and technology they have in place.
Cybersecurity awareness is essential for all businesses regardless of size. Your employees are the first line of defense in protecting your digital information and your business from hackers. This training will focus on the latest online threats such as phishing, malware, and ransomware. During this session the Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will provide an overview of the latest threats along with tips that every employee can use to protect your network.
Join us if you’re interested in pivoting more of your efforts to ONLINE SALES This session will cover: The variety of websites available, the possibilities for upgrading yours to better accommodate online sales and the estimated costs to accomplish this! The various e-commerce platforms available and how to select the best based on your specific business needs. How to setup and manage your online storefront or service portal and how to use data and marketing to maximize returns. Instructor: Cameron Nelson, Chief Digital Advisor, Virginia SBDC and CV SBDC