0495-004 GWI Myths and Realities of Small Business Funding

Myths and Realities of Small Business Funding

DATE
Friday, August 16th
COST
$ 0.00
FORMAT
In Person
TOPIC
Access to Capital

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

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 4 weeks!

LEARN HOW TO:

  • 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

PROGRAM DETAILS

Friday, August 16, 2024
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Cost: $0.00
UGA Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Road NW
Lawrenceville, GA
30043

PROGRAM PARTNERS

 

PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

Aysha Treadwell

 

Aysha Treadwell, a Business Advisor in the UGA SBDC Gwinnett office, brings over 25 years of small business experience. Prior to joining the UGA SBDC in Gwinnett, Aysha’s journey spans from developing advertising and marketing plans for small businesses as an advertising executive to then becoming an entrepreneur herself. She has owned and operated two successful businesses in the wellness and senior care industry in Gwinnett County. Aysha's areas of expertise are business planning and development, strategic planning, and financial projections.

Hosting Center: UGA Small Business Development Center in Gwinnett
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 Helen Sutherland at [email protected] or 678-985-6820