We are an organization, in which New Arrivals Refugees and business owners cross-mentor each other, sharing their resources, expertise and contacts. This is done in a true spirit of cooperation instead of competition, so everyone wins! The result is an acceleration of the growth of any business regardless of the size or the level it is at right now!
If you or your business could benefit or help others by being a part of an organization whose primary goal is to move Refugee and Immigrant business owners forward as quickly as possible, please explore the rest of this web site. Then, feel free to join us at one of our upcoming meetings listed in the events calendar.
IREDO is a no cost business development program that provides refugees, immigrants and naturalized citizens with literacy sensitive, one-on-one business coaching, entrepreneurship classes and access to capital if they are interested in exploring, starting or expanding a small business throughout King County in Washington State.
We empower small business owners and decision-makers with resources and tools to grow successful and profitable business.
Whether you are seeking a business loan, need a business plan, SBA certification assistance, Procurement assistance getting federal and government contracts for your small business, we have the experience and resources to get you there!
Our Business Counselors, Trade and Procurement Specialists will objectively assess your business’s needs, analyze your business operations, then develop and install programs that allow you and your key decision-makers to control costs and improve bottom-line profits.
At IREDO, we take great pride in offering both Consulting and Coaching. We want to work with you to ensure that your implementation is achieved (coaching) around proven best practices (consulting).
Immigrant and Refugee Economic Development Organization (IREDO) mantra is to offer value and a dedication to quality service through Warm, Friendly, Committed Small Business Advisors along with a pledge to offer quality Business Consulting and Entrepreneurship Coaching to micro, small, diverse and minority owned businesses. [Read More...]
As our customer, we want to assist you get away from the Life style Business which is dependent on your involvement alone or, is limited in its ability to grow and remain manageable. The Business where, when you stop working, it ceases to exist to.
IREDO’ approaches is to assist you create a Value Business which focuses on an effective leadership, solid systems and defined roles to run on. The business that grows in value which can be sold someday or can receive years of sustainable compensation well into your retirement.
We relentlessly work to help you achieve it. We continuously add value by helping you achieve your goals faster and with better returns.
• Clarifying your business Vision and Mission Statements
• Writing and researching winning business plans
• Setting organizational structure/business structure, not just for today, but for the future
• Crafting long-term and short-term goals
• Creating budgets/financial planning
• Setting your prices
• Scoping out the competition
• Collaborating and brainstorming on new products and services
• Determining if there is a paying market for your products and services
• Crafting long-term and short-term marketing goals
• Defining marketing campaigns
• Creating marketing strategies
• Selecting powerful marketing techniques that showcase your products and services
• Choosing a brand and image that reflects the real YOU
• Designing marketing materials
Because it's so important to create an integrated marketing strategy that really will bring in business, get advice and mentoring from people who are already successful marketing experts.