The SBDC and SBA are sponsoring this West Valley event to bring knowledge, resources and expertise to small businesses. Often times, knowing the options for developing a funding strategy and then understanding and sorting through the lending options available can be overwhelming for a small business owner. This informative and interactive program opens with an education portion that covers basic information about commercial loans, types, sources and how to prepare for lending requests. A panel of lenders will provide insight and information related to the types of business they service, loans offered, and suggestions for how to prepare for a meeting with a lender. The session concludes with open time to meet and greet each panelist and gather information about their products and services. Note: This session is focused on capital sources from lenders and does not cover angel investors. Session Agenda: Welcome (9:00 am – 9:15 am) Funding Basics (9:15 am – 10:00 am) o Lending Sources and Types of Capital o Loan Evaluation Criteria o Lending Options o The Loan Request Panel Questions, Q and A, Conclusion (10:00 am – 11:15 am) Meet and Greet the Lenders (11:15 am – 12:00 pm) Logistics Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Time: 9:00 – 12:00 pm (Doors open at 8:30 am) Location: Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392 Room - Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) inside Montezuma Hall, First Floor Parking - Lot B (along Dysart Road) This program is for small businesses that are currently seeking funds to grow their existing business.
Co-Sponsor(s): SBDC and SBA
Fee: No Cost