Join us on the Next FREE* Online Small Business Mini-Course


to Start or Buy Your Small Business 

even if you don't have a large bank account

Saturday 08/07/21 at 10:00 AM Pacific

*Free for a limited time - ($147 after 7/10/21)


to Start or Buy Your Small Business

even if you don't have a large bank account

During this one-hour mini-course, followed by Q&A, we'll discuss traditional and non-traditional ways to access the funds you need to launch a small business to start from an idea or to buy.  

1- The right sequence of actions to find financing.

2- Understanding several financing methods.

3- Pros and cons of each method.

4- How to pay yourself while ramping up your business until it is profitable.

5- Free market resources and referral of several financial organizations and professionals  to give you access to funding. 

Don't let money, or the lack of,  stop you from starting a business! With the right information, you can finance a successful business that will give you the freedom to build a life you love. 

 Meet Your Host


Patricia Bottero St-Jean is an internationally recognized start-a-business coach, a small business enthusiast, a freedom seeker, a pragmatic optimist, and an avid hiker who secretly talks to trees. She believes entrepreneurship is the best path to the freedom of building a life of one's own design and that truly successful small businesses afford their owners the ability to prioritize who is most important and what matters the most to them.

She began her entrepreneurial career at age 25 and has since spent over 30 years in the trenches of America's Main Street Business while coaching and mentoring owners of all types of businesses.

She founded OPEN FOR BUSINESS, a start-a-business lab and coaching agency that specializes in guiding entrepreneurs from early-stage research, vetting, planning, and up to the launch of their ideal business so that they can start their venture on a solid foundation that minimizes risks and maximizes success.


Grab a Cuppa and join us every month's 1st Saturday for
New Connections and Free Knowledge that Help you Grow.

The Saturday Morn' Brew & Chat are free events produced to support aspiring entrepreneurs and career shifters considering a transition to business ownership in order to create a life-by-design that prioritizes who and what is most important to them.

The Saturday Morn' Brew & Chats are sponsored by OPEN FOR BUSINESS. OPEN FOR BUSINESS is a Start-a-Business Lab and coaching agency that specializes in guiding entrepreneurs exercise due diligence in the early-stage research, vetting, planning, and up to the launch of the right business for them. Sometimes it's a free webinar with a presentation on a relevant topic. Other times, it's a conversation with a guest speaker who shares their expertise. Join us to explore the vast possibilities in small to midsize enterprise.

Cheers to a life you love!
Patricia Bottero St-Jean
Start-a-business Coach


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Accolades for the Saturday Morn' Brew & Chats

Is it worth one hour of your time on a Saturday Morning? Many think so. Below are a few testimonials from attendees and guest presenters.

Thank you so much for the opportunity to present to your community on Saturday. It was so fun - and boy, that chat with you and Patrice...pure gold! So insightful. I think what you do is so important - Heather Campbell, Marketing Guru - Guest presenter

Patricia and Alison, you were fantastic today. I find there's always something new to learn when it comes to social media. I loved the session - my big a-ha moment was seeing the Trello system you use to manage your social. Brilliant! - Heather Campbell (as attendee.)

I wanted to thank you again for the invite to the Saturday Morning Brew with Heather. She and you both were / are awesome. It was worth the 1:00 AM call. LeeLee G. from Japan

"It was so good. I always learn something." - Sharon V.

"I really love your events. I look forward to attending more in the future." Gaye F. 

Thanks again for inviting me to present Patricia. I loved being part of the session. So professional and well run, with a fabulous audience." - Alison Vidotto, CEO & Business Strategist - Guest presenter

"A big shout out and thank you to Patricia Bottero St-Jean, businesswoman and brilliant host of a bi-weekly event for people considering going into business or changing careers. I was honored to be a guest presenter and want to celebrate the power of relationships, joint ventures and strategic partnerships!"- Patrice Perillo, Career Transition Expert - Guest presenter