Long Beach Small Business Workshop

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When and where
Thursday, October 17, 2019
9:30am - 12:30pm
245 E 3rd Street
Long Beach, CA

Please join California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, CPALong Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Small Business Majority for a free and interactive presentation on the current small business funding landscape and funding options to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start and build a scalable business in California.

Other presenters will be CalCapGovernor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and CAEATFA's CHEF program

Topics of discussion include:

  • An overview of alternative lending options including micro-loans, SBA's loan guarantee program, community banks, and credit unions, CDFIs, reputable online lenders and crowdfunding
  • Small Business Borrowers' Bill of Rights
  • Key questions to consider when seeking funding
  • Tips to help determine the best option for your small business
  • Helpful tools and resources     

Venturize.org is a free online resource hub for small businesses owners. Managed by national nonprofit Small Business Majority, Venturize provides the unbiased information small businesses need to learn about small business lending, become loan-ready and be prepared to own the borrowing process.