Community Economic Development Fund

How to Finance Your Small Business

Ives Main Branch, New Haven Free Public Library133 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06510


Ricardo Vidal

Free but registration is required.

Seeking financing for a small business in the coming months with a bank or nonprofit lender like CEDF? Confused about when equity is the right choice?  Tempted by “easy” solutions like internet lenders or merchant cash advance programs?

Or are you simply curious as to what the steps are to fund your venture? Learn how to polish up your proposal for success.

Meet CEDF’s director of lending, Ricardo, Vidal, for the inside story on applications, documentation and business plans.

Learn the fine points concerning:

-- What lending institutions consider when evaluating your application.
-- What important information you must include in your business plan.
-- The difference between banks and nonprofit lender requirements.
-- Financing decisions that can cripple or destroy a small business.
-- And more essential knowledge to prepare you for the cruel, unforgiving business world.

Not sure which loan or educational service meets your need?

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