Los Angeles, CA October 25, 2019-According to the Small Business Administration, sole proprietors (roughly 70% of all small businesses) fail at three times the rate of their larger counterparts annually. This week The Entrepreneur Café, LLC brings their Bridging the Entrepreneurial Divide program, to the city of Los Angeles. Bridging the Entrepreneurial Divide focuses on helping to spread entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic development at the local and community level. This week’s workshop Are You Startup Ready? will be held at Carr Workplaces (700 S. Flower Street, Suite 1000 Los Angeles, CA 90017) on Friday, November 1, 2019, at 1 p.m. Registration is limited.

Are You Startup Ready? is designed to help entrepreneurs better navigate the small business landscape before considerable time and money have been spent. Attendees will be able to more clearly align their business goals and objectives, better evaluate their ideas and brand, determine their company’s own unique factor, evaluate critical business next steps while crafting a winning mission statement. Los Angeles residents unable to attend can register for a Small Business Consultation from The Entrepreneur Café, LLC.

The Bridging the Entrepreneurial Divide program is made possible through partnerships with community organizations, local municipalities, libraries, faith-based-institution, academic and business partners, and other entrepreneurs that are interested in helping to spread entrepreneurship, innovation and economic development in their respective your communities. The goals of the project are to (1) Help foster local entrepreneurial talent that although may lie latent and underdeveloped today, could provide the spark needed to revive communities tomorrow. (2) Help early-stage entrepreneurs tap into greater economic development efforts. (3) Eliminate some of the lending constraints by creating a more investment-friendly environment at the local, community level.

Cavanaugh L. Gray is a small business development specialist with more than two decades of experience implementing entrepreneurial-based business strategies that help startups scale. He has served as a business adviser to a Chicago Innovation Award Winner and is the author of The Entrepreneurial Spirit Lives rated a 2016 Amazon Top Read and Bridging the Entrepreneurial Divide. Cavanaugh has more than a decade of experience as an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship most recently New Media Entrepreneurship at Loyola University Chicago. For more information contact The Entrepreneur Café, LLC.


Cavanaugh L. Gray

Director of Business Development

The Entrepreneur Café, LLC

Polsky Exchange North, 2nd Floor –

1452 E. 53rd St Chicago, IL 60615

Phone: 877-511-4820

Email: cgray@ecafellc.com

Web: www.ecafellc.com

Books: The Entrepreneurial Spirit Lives and Bridging the Entrepreneurial Divide

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