If you’re an entrepreneur, odds are you already have the drive, but you might not know how to start building your empire. That’s where Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development comes in — we’re here to connect you with the resources and knowledge to thrive in the Capital City!
Together with Salt Lake City Community College and the Salt Lake Small Business Development Center, we have developed a new podcast series called “STARTUP SLC“.
It’s available NOW through podbean via apple or android, or access through any podcatcher. Simply search on the title “Startup SLC” on your mobile device or listen live from your desktop at https://slsbdc.podbean.com/.
Listening to “STARTUP SLC” during your commute or even at lunch is a fantastic way to learn something new while you’re on the go. If you’re looking for a way to get business know-how, inspiration, and ideas—but find you don’t have time to read business books, this podcast is an easy solution.
Learn from local industry experts as our own Small Business Development Manager Roberta Reichgelt hosts the show along with coordinator Will Wright and Peter Callister of Salt Lake City’s Business Development Center (SBDC) at Salt Lake Community College.
In each podcast we are going to talk with the people who support Salt Lake City’s entrepreneurs, from community resources to licensing to loans and more. If there is a topic you would like covered, don’t hesitate to give us a call!
EPISODE 1: Things to consider when starting a business.
This is the first podcast of the What is Happening in Salt Lake, brought to you by SLC.gov and the Salt Lake SBDC. Roberta Reichhart and William Wright visit with SBDC Business Advisor’s Jim Herrin and Peter Callister on their experience working with businesses.
EPISODE 2: SLC.gov Economic Development Services & other considerations.
This is the 2nd episode of What is Happening in Salt Lake. In this episode, Peter Callister and Jim Herrin visit with Roberta Reichgelt and William Wright (part of the SLC Economic Development team) on how to work with SLC.gov, what programs can benefit new and existing businesses, and common pitfalls to avoid.
EPISODE 3: Interview with Jamaica Trinnaman and Hello! Bulk
In this episode, Roberta Reichgelt and William Wright (part of the SLC Economic Development team) interview Jamaica Trinnaman, owner of Hello! Bulk. Hello! Bulk is a zero waste grocery store in SLC that is the first of its kind. Listen to learn about Jamaica’s story in creating her business. Hear her experience working with the SLC Loan Fund, SLC Economic Development team as well as other low cost community resources.
EPISODE 4: Cash Flow is King!
In this episode, listen to Shelby Cox (Loan Officer with Salt Lake City’s Economic Development Loan Fund) interview Jim Herrin, the Director of the Salt Lake SBDC about the nuances of managing cash. They dig into the difference between being profitable and maintaining positive cash flow.
Source: Cash Flow is King!