How to Finance Your Small Business
Free but registration required
Presented in cooperation with the Hamden Public Library.
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.
Get 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.
Frederick Welk is a CEDF business advisor and serves as director of education and communications. Before joining the organization, he spent more than 30 years in specialty retailing and franchise development, operating his own company for 23 years.