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Basics of Financing Your Business in Partnership with Mercer County Office of Economic Development
Presented in Partnership with
Mercer County Office of Economic Development
This in-person introductory workshop addresses how access to capital is critical to many small businesses, yet most owners don’t understand how to determine what they qualify for, what money is available to them and the roadblocks they may face obtaining financing. This workshop was created to address these issues as well as inform business owners of what’s expected of them in obtaining capital. During the workshop, we’ll focus on the following areas:
- Financing options available to small businesses
- What lenders look for
- Matching the right financing program to your needs
- How to prepare for a meeting with a lender
- Identify issues that will “kill” your deal
PLEASE NOTE: Once you have registered, you will be sent access details to join the webinar in a separate email.
UCEDC offers free services for small businesses interested in exploring government contracting opportunities. To get started with a personal consultation, please click Assistance Request, enter your contact information and you will be contacted by a member of our APEX Accelerator (formally known as PTAC) Team.
Learn from an expert
Alejandro Cruz is a training and mentoring officer at UCEDC, a statewide nonprofit economic development corporation that provides loans to startup and growing businesses, government contracting assistance, and training workshops to entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Prior to joining UCEDC, Alejandro held Project Manager positions at Wicresoft and Solar Renewable firms in New Jersey creating financial forecasts for business startups. He also served as lead consultant for three years for an economic development center in South Jersey.