What: “Finance Your Business / Access to Capital” event hosted by the Cities and Chambers of Commerce of Concord, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek in partnership with the Contra Costa Small Business Development Center and supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Who: For entrepreneurs, existing business owners and startups
When: Wednesday, August 16, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill Campus, 100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill
Why: A panel of experts representing SBA, a Microlender, an SBA Community Advantage lender, and a bank or credit union will discuss:
• Financing options
• What lenders are looking for
• Credit requirements
• Importance of a relationship with a financial institution
• Eligibility guidelines and loan application procedures