Sep 19
SBA Participating Event
NOTE: This event has expired.

FREE Small Business: Access to Capital

Business Planning

September 19, 2014 | 9:00 am CST - 1:00 pm CST

Volunteers of America

4808 Yale Street, Houston, TX,77018

Beth Shapiro

Counselors to Americas Small Business

This is a free event.

The workshop will be presented in three parts: Understanding your Credit Report: Personal vs. Business This topic will provide an overview of concepts necessary to understand the correlation between personal and business credit. Discuss Dun & Bradstreet report (D&B) and the new Credit Card Act. Personalize your plan for improvement. Coins under the couch cushion: Financing Your Small Business Financing your business is one of the most important issues facing small businesses today. Learn about the various sources of funds in the marketplace, the best place to start, what the lenders look for when reviewing a funding application and the key ingredients for success when borrowing money. The workshop will also cover sources of equity and how to use equity as an alternative to borrowing funds. Access to Capital: This is one of the most important issues facing small business today. This panel discusssion will be interactive with members of the lending community including Capital One Bank, the US Small Business Adminsitration (SBA), Accion, TX and Houston Business Development, Inc. (HBDI). Ask the questions that are on your mind and learn about the various opportunities to borrow money to start or grow your business. ENJOY A FREE LUNCH!!! SPACE IS LIMITED Register Now!