Next White Center Business Mixer Will Focus On Financing Monday, March 7


The next White Center Business Mixer will be Monday, March 7th from 6pm – 7:30pm at Chase Bank, located at 1616 SW 100th Street.

This event will focus on financing small businesses, so be sure to bring your business cards and bring your questions.

Here are the details:

WHAT: White Center Business District Small Business Financing Seminar.

WHEN: Monday March 7, 6-7:30PM.

WHERE: Chase Bank – 1616 SW 100th Street Seattle 98146.

INFO: Presenters are: StartZone & Express Credit Union, Community Development Capital and Shorebank Cascadia Enterprise.

Guests will include:

  • UW’s Business School
  • Chase Bank
  • Key Bank
  • BECU
  • Bank of America

“I’m confident our presenters and guests will be able to answer most of your questions and help you with your financing needs,” said Nhan Nguyen, Neighborhood Revitalization Program Manager, White Center Community Development Association. “Remember to bring your business cards and marketing brochures to network with each other.”

Here’s more from a poster:

Are you:

· A start up business (0-6 months)?

· A business under 2 years in operation, not yet bankable?

· An established business, in operation greater than 2 years, but facing new challenges such as growth and restructuring debt?

Do you need money for:

· Equipment and Inventory?

· Working Capital?

· Commercial or Mixed-Use Real Estate? Funds can be used to purchase, renovate, refinance, or build commercial or mixed-use real estate projects.

· Franchises? Funds can be used for the start-up, or purchase of an existing franchise

· Contract Financing? Loans are available to businesses that contract to provide goods or services. Funds can be used for payroll or to purchase equipment or supplies needed to complete or partially complete a contract.

· Cash Flow Restructuring? These loans, available to existing businesses only, help restructure debt to manageable levels that will provide the business with internal capacity to expand

· Energy efficiency loan? Funds can be used toward energy-efficient construction to help save utility bills.

If your business or business idea has a need for any of the above, you need to save a date on your calendar to attend the White Center Business District Small Business Financing Seminar on March 7 from 6-7:30pm (location TBA). We have an All-Star line-up of non-profit lenders, business education centers and traditional lenders to present to you:

· Lending process: type of capitals that fit your needs, underwriting process, materials needed for application, turn-around time, etc.

· Education opportunity: classes on writing a business plan, marketing, financing available through local business assistance center and schools.

In all, this is a seminar you don’t want to miss; please spread the words to friends/neighbors who might be interested. Let me know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
Nhan H. Nguyen
Neighborhood Revitalization Program Manager
White Center Community Development Association
1615 SW Cambridge Street
Seattle, WA 98106
206.694.1082 ext 166 phone
206.658.8344 fax
[email protected]
www.wccda.org


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