0461-020 CSU Myths and Realities of Small Business Funding

Myths and Realities of Small Business Funding

Monday, November 4th
$ 0.00
Access to Capital


Less than 50 percent of small businesses have their financing needs met.

If thinking about financing your small business makes your head spin, we’re here to help. Join us for Myths and Realities of Small Business FundingThis program will cover the new State Small Business Credit Initiative program, designed to support small business’ access to capital, in addition to covering other various types of financing including: conventional bank loans, SBA-guaranteed loans, private equity, specialty lending programs and grant funding.  

Our facilitators will delve into the common myths and misconceptions surrounding the financing of small businesses and provides a comprehensive understanding of the realities entrepreneurs face. Through a combination of guided facilitation and class participation, participants will explore various financing options, debunk prevalent misconceptions, and gain practical insights into the various ways of financing a successful small business. 

Starts in 4 months!


  • Understand the various avenues of financing for your small business
  • Determine the advantages and disadvantages of the different forms of capital as it relates to your business
  • Analyze your business from a lender’s perspective
  • Create the BIG three financial statements as well as a Personal Financial Statement
  • Be familiar with the various specialty lending programs available through the State Small Business Credit Initiative


Monday, November 4, 2024
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Cost: $0.00

This is a Zoom webinar. Upon registration, you will receive your Zoom link via email. 



Angelika Ozier

Angelika Ozier is a Business Advisor for the UGA SBDC serving the University of West Georgia and Clayton State University regions. With nearly 20 years' expertise in academic and financial advisement, budgeting, and commercial banking, Angelika excels in client development, business services, and commercial loan documentation. Her University of West Georgia background includes diverse roles in academic advisement and budget management. Angelika earned her Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of West Georgia in 2007.

Hosting Center: UGA Small Business Development Center at Clayton State University
A Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Shelby Carl at [email protected] or 706-650-5655