Tag - Businesses

SBA Money Grab

With all the different options for funding your business, what's the best one for you? In this Interactive Small Business Administration (SBA) Interactive workshop, Linda Williams will provide an overview of the business funding landscape including loans, grants, equity funding, and where the SBA fits in. This webinar is for anyone considering starting a small business or growing one already in operation. Find out what you don't know about financing your small business from the SBA. NOTE: This is not a workshop to GET funding. It's a workshop to UNDERSTAND it better. Presented by: Linda Williams serves the Dallas/Fort Worth District...

Starting Your Own Business? What you should do before writing your Business Plan

This workshop will focus on the key steps you need to consider in organizing your business concept to creating a Business Plan. Your business concept is the fundamental idea behind your plan. Before investing your time to writing a Business Plan you need to validate the viability of your business concept. Your business model, plan, vision, and your mission are developed based on your concept. In this workshop we will discuss the following: -Defining your business concept -Ways to validation idea to testing your concept -Leverage competitive tools to gaining deeper insights -Purpose and structure of a Business Plan -Role and purpose of your mentors -Next steps...

SBA Money Grab – Funding Your Small Business

With all the different options for funding your business, what's the best one for you? In this Interactive Small Business Administration (SBA) Workshop, Linda Williams will provide an overview of the business funding landscape including loans, grants, equity funding, and where the SBA fits in. This webinar is for anyone considering starting a small business or growing one already in operation. Find out what you don't know about financing your small business. Presenter: Linda Williams serves the Dallas/Fort Worth District Office as an Economic Development Specialist. She joined SBA in 2001 and has also held positions as a loan specialist and...

Financial Statement Analysis: A Banker’s Perspective

In this workshop come learn what a banker looks for in a loan request. Acquire knowledge in preparing your financials. Lastly, understanding the 3 Basic Financial Statement types. Objectives of this workshop: -What a banker looks for in a loan request and how they think about your numbers. -Prepare you to talk to a banker about financial statements, and other metrics so they will help you finance your business as needed. -Explain in plain language basic financial terms and concepts that small business owners need to know. -Review the 3 basic financial statement types: Income Statement; Balance Sheet; and Cash Flow. -Gain a better understanding of...

QuickBooks for Beginners (online)

A VERY interactive workshop! When you are done, your company's QuickBooks will be set up the right way for your own company Our instructor has so much experience he knows just about every type of business and what you need. This session will cover working with bank accounts, tracking & reconciling credit card transactions, entering sales information, receiving & making deposits, plus entering and paying bills. What others who have attended this workshop have to say: This was a great class!! What a wonderful Instructor! He explained everything in laymen’s terms. I learned a lot! (CL) Everett made this class fun even though we were...

Funding Your Non Profit Organization

This Workshop is where you can learn how to research the various funding options that are available for your non profit organization. In addition, you'll learn about the Fundraising laws, how to market on social platforms, and so much more! We can give some basic guidance in order to help you make your fundraising journey a success! We will cover the following funding options: -Funding Your Non profit -Monetary Donations -In-Kind Donations -Service Fees -Unrelated Income -Grants & Grant Writing

Simple Steps to Starting Your Business

Do you dream about starting a business? You're not alone - millions of Americans share that dream. And yet, not everyone has the courage to get started. If you're ready to branch out on your own, this workshop is for you. Proper planning is key. One myth is that the majority of small businesses fail. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, after two years in business, the majority of startups succeed; after five years, about half fail and half succeed. Proper planning and hard work is the only way to guard against failure. You are on the right track with...

Building Strong Business Credit

The Credit Reporting for a Small Business workshop provides an overview of credit reporting and is designed to help participants to understand how reporting their credit can benefit their business. This workshop will help entrepreneurs: -Understand the full scope of credit reporting and the impact of credit reports on the operation or growth of a small business -Discover strategies for building or improving business credit -Appreciate how personal credit scores impact the ability of a business to get credit Bio: Jennifer Jones is the SBA Relationship Manager, SVP for Independent Financial. With over 27 years of banking experience, 16 of those in Commercial and...

SBA Federal HUBZone

Learn how to become a HUB Certified Business.The HUBZone program fuels the growth of small businesses in historically underutilized business zones (HUBZones) by providing certification for preferential access to federal contracts. The federal government has a goal to award at least 3% of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses each year. HUBZones provide an opportunity for federal contracting assistance to qualified small business concerns located in historically underutilized business zones. They represent an effort to increase employment opportunities, investment, and economic development in these designated areas. If your small business is located in a designated HUBZone, it may be eligible...