Independent Advising Application
SEG facilitates individualized business advising to help entrepreneurs gain industry expertise, tap into new networks and resources, and build business knowledge and skills.
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What are your pronouns?
He, Him, His
She, Her, Hers
They, Them, Theirs
My pronouns are not listed above.
We ask this question as we want to make sure we are addressing everyone in our network correctly.
My pronouns are:
With which gender do you most identify with?
Prefer not to say
My gender is not listed above.
My gender is:
To which ethnic/racial group(s) do you most identify?
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino/a/x
Indigenous Peoples, First Nations, Native American, or Alaska Native
Middle Eastern or North African
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
White or Caucausian
Prefer not to say
My ethnic/racial group is not listed above.
My ethnic/racial group is:
Your Job Title:
District of Columbia
Name of Venture:
What does your venture do?
What is your industry? (Select all that apply)
Food and Beverage
Not for profit
What is the legal structure of your venture?
Not yet incorporated
What stage is your venture currently in?
Ideation (no revenue, business or organization is an idea, not yet in operation)
Startup (some revenue, refining business model)
Established (solidified business model, scaling, expanding)
Is there anything else you'd like to add about the current stage of your venture?
Is your organization owned or led by a person who identifies with any of the following qualities?
Age 55 and over
BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color)
Has a disability
None of the above
Have you completed a Business Model Canvas, Executive Summary, and/or a Value Proposition for your venture? (If you have a current document it will help our volunteer advisors to read this in advance)
of the following: Business Model Canvas, Executive Summary, Value Proposition:
What SEG service are you planning to use?
Resource Office Hours
Independent Advising Program
Please define the questions you'd like answered during Independent Advising sessions:
Have you been in contact with an SEG staff member? If so, please select their name below:
I have not been in touch with an SEG Staff Member
María José Guevara
ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP DISCLAIMER:
The Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) advising program, which includes advising from some of our legal volunteers, is meant to provide general information only and is not intended as a source of formal legal advice. Participation in any session with an attorney volunteer does not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship with any of SEG's attorney volunteers. No general information provided by an SEG legal volunteer to an SEG program participant creates an attorney-client relationship between the volunteer and participant. SEG, its volunteers, program participants and affiliates acknowledge that SEG legal volunteers may not engage in the practice of law on behalf of SEG. I acknowledge that, per this agreement, no advice given or conversations that occur during a volunteer advising session can be constituted as formal legal advice, nor under any agreement or understanding between the volunteers and participants, shall be deemed legal representation.
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