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Innovate Up- Financial Literacy

Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Financing, Managing a Business
The 3-hour Financial Literacy workshop focuses on providing useful information about operating a financially sustainable business. Topics include:

  • Understanding the difference between different types of bank accounts
  • Choosing the best financial institution for you and how to avoid predatory lenders
  • Understanding the U.S. Credit System
  • Credit: building good credit, credit repair

Innovate-Up is a free, immersive, and integrated public-private partnership between the University of San Diego and County Board of Supervisor Nathan Fletcher to lift-up the communities of Chollas, City Heights, Encanto, Linda Vista, Rolando, and Redwood Village. Innovate Up will give wings to ideas, helping small businesses soar, and assist communities to reach new heights.

More than a short-term business incubator or accelerator, Innovate Up takes a deep dive and stays with entrepreneurs and businesses for the long haul. All inclusive, infrastructure rich, one-on-one consulting, mindfully crafted mentorship with industry leaders; we tackle all of the verticals for success:  marketing, business development, operations, finance, product market fit, product development, customer fit, investor relations, distribution, manufacturing selection, and legal support.