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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Funding Sources @ Santa Clara Library
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

So, you have an idea for a business. Now what? We can help you decide whether and how to proceed. This series of workshops is presented at no charge in conjunction with Santa Clara Library

Designed by successful entrepreneurs who’ve been in your busy shoes, this mentor-supported program gives you the structure and support you need to set your sights on the future.  Choose as many sessions as you need, though we suggest you attend all 4 sessions to get the most out of this program. 

No need to register! Just show up at the location noted at left.

Program Overview

 FREE MENTORING

Work with a SCORE Certified Mentor to develop a customized growth plan.

WORKSHOPS 

Gain the fundamentals, tools and strategies you need to get your business started.

July 1, Session 1: Startup Basics and Business Concepts

July 7, Session 2: Marketing Plan  

July 16, Session 3: Financial Projections

July 22, Session 4: Funding Sources 

The final workshop offers information on how to finance your small business. In this session, discussions include sources of funds, accounting, the six C’s of credit, banking relations, ratio analysis, and monthly preparation and review of financial statements. At the end of the series, you have all of the tools necessary to decide whether or not to launch your small business.