0489-004 SAV Myths and Realities of Small Business Funding

Myths and Realities of Small Business Funding

Tuesday, July 30th
$ 0.00
In Person
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 Funding.

This 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 2 weeks!


  • Understanding 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


Tuesday, July 30, 2024
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Cost: $0.00
UGA SBDC in Savannah
316 E. Bay Street
Savannah, GA



Liz Overstreet

Liz Overstreet is a Business Advisor serving three offices in the Southern Coastal Region: the UGA SBDC in Savannah, the UGA SBDC in Brunswick and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern University. She specializes in assisting clients gain access to capital through the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program, and she also provides technical assistance in legally establishing a business, establishing accounting systems, creating financial projections, and applying for business loans or funding. Liz has a BBA from the University of Georgia, and she earned her MBA from Georgia Southern University.

Hosting Center: UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannnah or at Georgia Southern 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 Lauren Davis at [email protected] or call 912-478-7232