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Financing Your Business Venture

Thu 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

This event has been canceled

Topic: Financing and Capital

Are you building the business of your dreams? Being successful takes vision, innovation, creativity and an investment of resources. Identifying and securing the financing to grow your business can be challenging. A winning funding proposal will make a difference between getting a "No" and getting a "Yes"! Discover how to identify and assess the financial needs of your business, identify sources of capital and how to prepare the essential documents for a lender or investor. Step 1 – How much funding do I need? Assessing the financial needs of your business venture Step 2 – What is my financial health? Assessing your financial strengths and weaknesses. Step 3 – Where is the money? Evaluating sources of financing - banks, credit unions, CDFI’s, SBA, other non-profits, non-depository lenders, friends, partners. Step 4 – What questions does the lender ask? Developing the business summary and funding request. Step 5 – What will I need to support my request? Collecting the documents the lender requires.

Co-Sponsor(s): Gulf Coast Bank

2020 Financing Your Business Venture Training Sessions • May 7, 2020 – Chalmette – Civic Center • May 12, 2020 – Lakeview – Harrison branch • May 14, 2020 – Chalmette – Business Center • May 19, 2020 – Manhattan – West Bank • May 21, 2020 – Carrollton • May 28, 2020 – Terry Parkway – West Bank • June 2, 2020 – Gretna • June 4, 2020 – Veterans at Bonnabel • June 9, 2020 – Williams • June 11, 2020 – Magazine • June 19, 2020 – Main Office – offsite • June 23, 2020 – Transcontinental – offsite

Fee: No Cost


3200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115
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