Mendocino SBDCFort Bragg California

Business Model Canvas: Build Your Vision

Business Model Canvas: Build Your Vision

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm

More than 4.4 million new companies were started last year. This is a new time for business, so it’s time to make a new business plan. 


In this workshop you will learn the value of a one page business plan, along with a great tool for building one called, Business Model Canvas. This is the place to start building a vision for how your company can make money.


Cost: FREE

Available only in English 


Who Should Attend

Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners looking to improve or develop their business strategy.


Topics Covered: 

What is Business Model Canvas? 

Why use Business Model Canvas for your new or existing business?

How to create a Business Model Canvas for a new or existing business

What are the building blocks that show how a business plans to make money? 



Ashley Ortiz is an entrepreneurial business support specialist with a passion for employee ownership and an equitable economy. She has extensive experience as a technical advisor, business owner, and educator in the cooperative, for-profit, and nonprofit sectors. Ashley was the Cooperative Developer & Technical Advisor at Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives, and was an advisor and educator for The L.A. Co-op Lab. Ashley has a BA in Psychology and an MA is Urban Sustainability from Antioch University. Ashley joins West from Boulder, CO, where she currently works at Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center as their Statewide Technical Assistance Specialist.


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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.


As concerns continue about coronavirus (COVID-19), we’re here to help you navigate available resources, answer your business questions and be a trusted partner for your business
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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.