Topics discussed include: Credit Criteria, Preparing a Loan Application, Credit Factors, Determining your financing needs, Alternative Financing, What a lender looks for and the next step in accessing capital as a small business.
This workshop will better prepare you and your business when approaching commercial lenders.
After completing this workshop participants should be able to:
This is a 25-hour business start-up course for entrepreneurs that want to start a new business but dont know where to begin. It is an indispensable part of any entrepreneurial endeavor as it allows one to make mistakes on paper rather than in the real world. Participants can also take advantage of our free business counseling services in order to help them complete their business plan, receive the proper licenses and permits, and apply for start up business loans.
As a part of the VAs Veterans First Program, contract set-asides are available for Veteran Owned Small Businesses and Service Disabled Small Businesses; however, an applicant must be verified to qualify. Verification is the process by which a Veteran is evaluated and determined eligible to be listed in the Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database. The Veterans Administration requires SDVOB firms to verify their status. At this time, other Federal agencies do not require SDVOB firms to be verified, but it is anticipated that the verification will be required for all agencies in the near term.
The HUBZone office offers eligibility assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CENTRAL.
You are invited to call 1-888-858-2144 Access code 3061773#.
This is an interactive conference call where HUBZone staff will present a specific eligibility topic followed by a general question session.
Firms seeking specific status of its application or answers about the supporting documentation requested, need to E-mail the SBA HUBZone Business Opportunity Specialist working on the application because that person would be in the best position to provide individual assistance.
SBA staff and the Small Business Majority will present information specifically for small business owners. Topics will include which companies must offer insurance in 2015, individual insurance requirements, healthcare.gov site walkthrough, Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Marketplace, potential tax credits, and other pertinent information. Small business owners will be able to see insurance plans which are available locally and discover some of ACAs benefits.
RSVP required to Nicki Massie at 314-539-6606 or email email@example.com
Starting a business is an exciting proposition, but its also an incredibly challenging undertaking. Improve your odds of business success by understanding your needs as well as the resources that are available to help you start, manage and grow your business. Starting a business is not an easy task, nor will you have answers to all of your questions but this 10-step list will help organize and focus on essential tasks to help simplify the process.
During this workshop we will cover 10 basic steps of starting a small business and identify some helpful tools and resources to use along the way. The Small Business Administration offers no cost assistance to individuals that own or want to start a small business. Presented by Edward Haddock , SBAs Northwest Arkansas Senior Area Manager.
Fee: WTCSD Members: $20 first registration, guests in addition to first registration, compliments of WTCSD - Non-members: $30 first registration, guests in addition to first registration, compliments of WTCSD
Latin America Desk Sponsors: Complimentary
WTCSD Investor/Partners: Complimentary
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Join us after the holiday season at he Bristol Hotel, as we kick-off the new year with WTCSD members, clients, investors, and new business partners. Exchange ideas, best practices, and plans for future business while learning more about business opportunities in Panama and Latin America Desk representatives and sponsors, while enjoying wine and hors d'oeuvres. Learn about how trade with Panama can grow your business to new heights.
Point of Contact: Jacqueline Parker - (619) 615-0868 x. 120
January 14, 2014
Business Planning Avoid Costly Mistakes
Location: EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N. Wickham Rd.
Betty B. Parrish Student Center (Bldg. 10), Room 111A
Business Planning is an SBDC core roundtable and tradition necessary
for small business management and funding. Seize this opportunity to
learn from a proven business leader. Business planning tools, outline
and materials will be distributed. The program is FREE. Reservations
Spend an evening with Cathy Terrizzi, a Certified Business Advisor with the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center, Julia Goings-Perrot, Esq. and Steve Drobysh of Empire State Bank and learn the pros and cons of incorporating as it relates to liability and banking issues. The event is free, but registration is requested by contacting Cathy Terrizzi at 845.897.3945.
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is hosting this evening with guest speaker Myriam Bouchard, Certified Business Advisor with the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center.&n
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is hosting this evening with guest speaker Myriam Bouchard, Certified Business Advisor with the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center. Myriam will discuss women in entrepreneurship and cover topics such as growing your business using online marketing tools featuring success stories and lessons learned. Please RSVP to Aleen at firstname.lastname@example.org.