Quick Startup: HER-Commerce Edition

Build and launch an online storefront on TheWMarketplace!

City of Olympia Quick Startup: HER Commerce is an
e-commerce platform design program in partnership with TheWMarketplace.

Are you ready to make your dream a reality? Quick Start: HER-Commerce Edition is ready to launch your future. Learn business startup basics, design your brand, and set up an online shop in TheWMarketplace an e-commerce platform for women-owned businesses.

Quick Startup: HER-Commerce edition is available to all Women-Identified Owned businesses that have a product or service that can be sold online. The upcoming Summer Cohort is available to all City of Olympia residents and/or City of Olympia Licensed Businesses.

Our next session begins July 5th, 2022!
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 29TH, 2022.

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What to expect:

Quick Startup is a four-day training program. Approved applicants will be granted a $1500 scholarship that will cover the fees of their training and annual subscription to The WMarketplace.

1. Complete training courses

  • Business 101 with Sean Moore | July 5th, 2022 10 a.m.
  • Branding & Design with Naomi Sky | July 12th, 2022 10 a.m.
  • TheWMarketplace Onboarding | July 19th, 2022 TBD
  • TheWMarketplace Merchant Workshops | July 25th, 2022 TBD
  • Live Pop-Up Launch Party! | August 4th, 2022 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

2. Set up your online store in TheWMarketplace

Once you have completed days one and two with the WCWB you will be ready to set up your site in on TheWMarketplace.

3. Celebrate!

All participants are invited to celebrate the launch of their online store with a pop-up event at Drip Espresso Bar Downtown Olympia with family, friends, and others from the cohort.

Note: If you apply after the deadline you will be added to a waitlist for the next available cohort.

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