SBA Access to Capital
A panel of experts representing SBA, a microlender, an SBA Community Advantage lender, a bank or credit union, and an alternative lender, will discuss financing options, what lenders are looking for, credit requirements, and the importance of a relationship with a financial institution. Eligibility guidelines and loan application procedures will also be covered.
Free and Low Cost Resources for Small Businesses
Noah Brod, U.S. Small Business Administration
A representative from the Small Business Administration will provide information on a variety of free and low cost resources designed to be used by the business community. The presentation will cover local, state, and federal programs, non-profit services, and a variety of other resources that are available to aid to entrepreneurs and small businesses.