Entrepreneurship Training

Wendy’s Wisdom

Wendy’s Wisdom

At the last Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center graduation, 2012 graduate Wendy Lieu, owner of Socola Chocolatier, shared her business wisdom for small business entrepreneurs.

In the news

In the news

PTA students and clients have been receiving great press over the past few months and we want to share some of their news… This summer SF Chronicle included an interview with Andrea Kenner, owner of the Sebastopol boutique, Tamarind. Andrea…

Entrepreneurs of the Year

Entrepreneurs of the Year

On Wednesday, October 7th, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center will be honoring three graduates of Renaissance’s 14-week Business Planning class at their annual gala. The award winners are exemplary business owners who have minimized personal risks and were motivated to plan carefully…

Do you have an entrepreneurial dream?

Do you have an entrepreneurial dream?

TeleSmart Communications founder Josiane Feigon understands the benefits of a great business plan… and that plan set her on the path to success in business. “When it came to launching my own business, I needed a plan. I couldn’t just…

Honoring an influential institution

Honoring an influential institution

Last Thursday night, May 1st, Small Business Network San Francisco (SBN) celebrated its 30th anniversary and recognized six small business organizations and individuals during an awards ceremony at the Marines’ Memorial Club of San Francisco. One of the winners was…

Social Enterprise on the Tibetan Plateau

Social Enterprise on the Tibetan Plateau

This past month, twelve entrepreneurs from the Tibetan Plateau in Western China have been immersed in an intensive learning experience in the San Francisco Bay Area. They were selected as the first group of Fellows in a new program called…

Teaching Entrepreneurship Hands-on

Teaching Entrepreneurship Hands-on

I have taught for many years, starting as an ESL teacher in Europe and Canada while in my early twenties. I learned a valuable and practical lesson from teaching ESL—that we learn best through hands-on, practical experience. To teach English to…

Yoga and Small Business Week

Yoga and Small Business Week

On Wednesday, as part of the Small Business Week conference, I gave a workshop on Business Planning 101+ to a crowd of about 100 people. Things got off to a rocky start…

Outstanding Service

Outstanding Service

Last week I received the Outstanding Service Award from Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center.  This award was presented by CEO Sharon Miller to recognize over twenty years of work with Renaissance as an independent business consultant in developing classes and incubator programs…