• Find Out How Blockchain Benefits Digital Creators, Artists, Musicians, and More!
    It feels like every day there’s a new article talking about art and blockchain. What is it, and how can it help you as a creator make more money from your work? Come join us for a fun afternoon of meeting other local creators and learning about how blockchain technology can help you. Snacks and drinks will be provided to help you absorb all the new learnings. If you bring your work, we’ll even help you get your first creations onto the blockchain! BACKGROUND More creators are using blockchain technology to protect their work, track provenance and issue authentic and limited edition copies of their work. Artists like Kevin Abosch have been actively incorporating blockchain technology into both his physical and digital artwork as a better way to track ownership and allow collectors to actually own his digital work. EVENT DETAILS 11am to 11:30am - How can blockchain help digital creators better protect and sell their work? Dannie Chu, founder of MakersPlace will share his thoughts on how blockchain is empowering digital creators and how MakersPlace is helping with this. 11:30am - 1pm - Get your work onto the blockchain. Members of MakersPlace and Curios Cards will be in attendance to help you get your first artwork onto the blockchain. * Bring your laptops and artwork, and upload your first creation! 1pm - Win a one-of-a-kind digital artwork. We'll raffle off a limited edition digital artwork, gifted to one lucky winner. --- ABOUT MAKERSPLACE MakersPlace is a platform that empowers digital creators (artists, designers, writers and more) to create and sell their unique digital creations with the help of blockchain technology. For the first time ever, creators are able to publish signed, authentic and limited edition versions of their digital work, providing every digital creation verifiable proof of authenticity, ownership and scarcity. In doing so, creators can capture the full underlying value of their digital work. We're a passionate group of veteran technologists and creators with decades of experience building consumer products, based in San Francisco, California. We've seen first hand the inequality in the immense value created and what's actually captured by digital content creators and are looking to change that. More questions? Check out this FAQ: https://makersplace.com/faq/ --- ABOUT SF CRYPTO ART The San Francisco Crypto Art Meetup group is dedicated to exploring the exciting new world of blockchain based rare digital collectibles and artwork. This is a community focused on education and exploration. Interesting in joining the conversation? We look forward to seeing you at our next event! https://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Crypto-Art-Meetup/ --- ABOUT STARFISH MISSION Starfish Mission is a pioneering hub for the blockchain community - founded by the Starfish Network. We are dedicated to creating spaces and learning opportunities for the community which inspires us; to change commerce, communication and governance, effectively upgrading the operating system of our world. Why Starfish? Starfish are decentralized, resilient organisms with no central control unit. All the arms communicate with each other to decide where to move next. We are Starfish. You are Starfish. Contact info @ starfish.network Visit http://starfish.network/ Follow https://twitter.com/starfishsf Telegram: https://t.me/starfishnetwork

    Starfish Mission

    1535 Mission St. · San Francisco, CA

  • Learn how to select, finance, and operate a Franchise
    With so many different franchises for sale today, figuring out which franchise opportunity is the right business opportunity can be daunting and difficult to say the least. In this class, business experts at FranNet of the Bay Area de-mystify the franchise buying process and walk you through how to successfully get into business for yourself. We'll cover: - What is franchising? - Factors to consider when selecting a franchise. - "Hot” trends for today's expanding economy. - Franchise myths and misconceptions. - “Where's the money?" Financing your new business. - Average investment for franchises in the Bay Area. - Strategies for finding the best business system for you and your family. - How to perform the proper due diligence. - Building a tangible asset with a franchise. - …and more! This free, must-attend event is for anyone who wants to: - Explore franchise ownership - Be your own boss - Hear about financing options - Build long-term equity - Evaluate your potential to become a franchise Register here: https://www.frannet.com/microsites/bkuepper/local-events/franchising101sbadec/

    San Francisco SBA Entrepreneur Center

    455 Market Street, Suite 600 · San Francisco, CA

  • Tax Tips for Your 2018 Tax Return
    Tax season is around the corner! Take advantage of this workshop offering a summary of your 2018 income tax filing requirements, offered by the Justice & Diversity Center’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and the SF Public Library. We’ll cover important topics for tax filing, including tax filing requirements and deadlines, tax record-keeping, and free tax preparation services available for low-income individuals and families. We will also discuss major differences you might see on your 2018 tax return, such as the new tax forms, changes to deductions and exemptions, and updates to the Child Tax Credit. The Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco (JDC) is one of the largest and most distinguished legal services providers in San Francisco. JDC’s primary purpose is the delivery of free legal services to low-income San Franciscans, as well as the non-profits that serve them. JDC delivers free legal services through its Legal Services Programs division, which consists of the Pro Bono Legal Services Program, Homeless Advocacy Project and the Immigration Program. This is a Business & Personal Finance program from SFPL. This series brings you programs to enhance your financial well being and business skills.

    San Francisco Public Library

    100 Larkin Street · San Francisco, CA

  • Resume Workshop
    • What we'll do Learn how to write a résumé or improve your existing résumé with lots of tips and advice from experienced résumé consultants. More info: https://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=1031850501 • What to bring Your resume and your questions. • Important to know You may be able to schedule a one-on-one resume review with the instructor at the Employment Development Dept. 801 Turk Street for a later date.

    San Francisco Public Library

    100 Larkin Street · San Francisco, CA

  • Enhance Your Social Intelligence
    Are you ever stuck making small talk or unable to get up the courage to approach that awesome person at the party? Do you wonder why some people exude magnetism and charisma? Fortunately, this fall, Jaunty is here to help rejuvenate your social skills with our effective, free workshop! This fun, interactive workshop is Jaunty's first step into social mastery and includes a mix of theory, exercises, and in-person socialization. We’ll look into the science of attraction and practice of tried and tested techniques that will enhance the way you connect with people. Our workshop covers body language, conversational agility, and belief systems, and examines what may be holding you back from your highest potential. If you want to become the social dynamo of your friendships, romantic endeavors, or business relations, join us! Seating is limited. Please arrive early. About your Instructor: Eric Waisman is Jaunty’s founder. A fourth generation entrepreneur, Eric left his corporate career with MetLife, Merrill Lynch and American Express to follow his true passions – teaching communications and being social. He has spent the past ten years studying human behavior and the science of attraction. Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Northern Colorado and studied cultural studies at the University of Jerusalem. A former punk rock musician, in his spare time Eric enjoys traveling, playing his guitar, exercising and of course...socializing. FAQs Location? Join us at WeWork at 25 Taylor Street (entrance on Taylor Street), diagonally across the street from the CVS and large WeWork sign. What are my transit/parking options? By transit: the WeWork building is located at 25 Taylor Street (@ Market and Taylor), just two short blocks from the Powell MUNI/BART station and the Civic Center MUNI/Bart Station. By car: There are multiple parking garages that are close to the WeWork building. Locate or book parking here (https://www.parkwhiz.com/wework-golden-gate-parking/). What should I bring to the event? Please bring an open mind. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Contact us anytime at: www.jaunty.org We hope to see you there!

    Jaunty @WeWork Golden Gate

    25 Taylor Street · San Francisco, CA

  • Distributed Saturdays! A Bi-Weekly, Blockchain Protocol-Agnostic, Learning Event
    Ride the Rocket ship to DISTRIBUTED SATURDAYS! A bi-weekly, peer-to-peer, protocol-agnostic learning fest for ALL knowledge levels, technical and non-technical. ***FEATURED EVENTS THIS SATURDAY!*** TBA --- 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Whitepaper Book Club • Join us as in a breakdown and analysis of this Saturday's Whitepaper: TBA • About the company/project: TBA ------------------- ***EVERY SATURDAY*** 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Peer-to-Peer Learning • For those interested in the technical side, no DLT programming language experience necessary. Would be great if you've coded in something, but pure interest goes a long way. Self-learning programs include... - CryptoZombies: Great primer on Solidity http://www.cryptozombies.io - Ethernaut: Smart contract tutorial https://ethernaut.zeppelin.solutions/ - Hyperledger Composer: Build a Hyperledger solution from scratch https://hyperledger.github.io/composer/v0.19/tutorials/tutorials.html ...and more. • If you've got a project you're working on or something you'd like to further your understanding of with others, please bring it! • Bring your laptops! --- TBD - Blockchain 101 for Non-Technical People + A fresh new angle every couple of weeks! (Angle and time TBD) • We'll break down what blockchain technology is, what a blockchain is, and how it will benefit you. Networking: Time TBD Starfish Mission is a protocol-agnostic, Blockchain co-working space and community hub run by you, the community. We welcome both non-technical and technical blockchain enthusiasts, explorers, developers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and investors of ALL knowledge levels. Come meet your peers and see what road your new-found connections will take you down. What is Blockchain & Why Should I Care?: Time TBD We'll start off by breaking down what blockchain technology is, what a blockchain is, and how it will benefit you and humanity. Where will you go from here?: Time TBD And finally, what is it about blockchain technology that attracted you and what would you like to do with the knowledge that you're gaining in this space? ----------- Telegram supergroup for this event: https://t.me/DistributedSaturdaysSF

    Starfish Mission

    1535 Mission St. · San Francisco, CA

  • Free Yoga at SF's Best Coworking Space - The Vault
    Come join us in the most vibrant location of SF. Come out to The Vault in Jackson Square to practice yoga and regain clarity in your day. Please fill out this form in order to attend our free yoga class: • http://bit.ly/2sskRhV What to bring: Please bring along a mat, towel, or blanket. We look forward to seeing you there :)

    The Vault

    415 Jackson St. Suite B · San Francisco, CA

  • How to Succeed in the Gig Economy Pt. 1 (pt. 2 Dec. 6)
    This is one workshop spanning 2 days. Each class will contain different content, the 2nd will continue where the 1st left off. Attending BOTH is highly recommended. 2nd part is Thurs. December 6. The class will equip job seekers with the knowledge and skills they need to find work in the gig economy. Topics to be covered: - Understanding what independent work is and how it can support your goals - Getting and doing gig work - Customer service and time management - Finances and taxes This course is designed for people who: - are unemployed and want to get back to work fast - want to earn extra cash on their own schedule - want to build work experience in their professional field Presented by nonprofit SamaSchool. https://www.samaschool.org/

    SFPL Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center

    100 Larkin St. · San Francisco, CA

  • How to Succeed in the Gig Economy Pt. 2
    This is one workshop spanning 2 days. Each class will contain different content, the 2nd will continue where the 1st left off. Attending BOTH is highly recommended. The class will equip job seekers with the knowledge and skills they need to find work in the gig economy. Topics to be covered: - Understanding what independent work is and how it can support your goals - Getting and doing gig work - Customer service and time management - Finances and taxes This course is designed for people who: - are unemployed and want to get back to work fast - want to earn extra cash on their own schedule - want to build work experience in their professional field Presented by nonprofit SamaSchool. https://www.samaschool.org/

    SFPL Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center

    100 Larkin St. · San Francisco, CA

  • Time to Wake Up! Presentation and Author Talk
    “If we cause war against animals we will cause war against ourselves.” This line from Will Tuttle’s international bestseller, The World Peace Diet, illumines a path you can take toward a world where freedom, harmony, and sustainability are possible. Dr. Tuttle’s teachings express the heart and soul of the peace, justice, and animal liberation movements. They call for an awakening from the cultural narratives of exploitation that are wreaking havoc on every level. A 38-year vegan, Dr. Tuttle reveals the deep structure of our culture so that you can free yourself, find more peace and joy, and significantly contribute to a more healthy and abundant world for all. Scheduled as follows: 1:00 PM -- 2:15 PM -- Presentation of 2020 or Bust, https://www.2020orbust.org/ 2:15 PM -- 3:45 PM -- Presentation of Dr. WillTuttle, http://www.worldpeacediet.com/ 3:45 PM -- 4:00 PM -- Raffles

    San Francisco Public Library

    100 Larkin Street · San Francisco, CA