0563-002 VSU Myths & Realities of Small Business Funding

Myths & Realities of Small Business Funding

DATE
Tuesday, July 23rd
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:

  • 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

PROGRAM DETAILS

Tuesday, July 23, 2024
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Cost: $0.00
Atrium Event Center
114 North Peterson Avenue
Douglas, GA
31533

PROGRAM PARTNERS

PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

Cynthia Corgan

Cindy is a business advisor who has been with the UGA SBDC at Valdosta State University since 2015, initially as a program coordinator, and presently as a business advisor serving the Valdosta and Brunswick areas.

Cindy has taught courses on customer service, business etiquette, marketing, and other various classes pertaining to Microsoft Suite. She enjoys assisting upcoming entrepreneurs on their path to becoming a business owner.

Hosting Center: UGA Small Business Development Center at Valdosta 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 Carlotta Braswell at [email protected] or call 229-245-3738