Need financing for your business? Want to learn more about micro-loans, SBA loans, crowd-funding and other funding options? Wondering which type of financing is best for your business? Finding funding for your venture is a challenge all entrepreneurs face. In an ever-changing financial landscape, it is hard to know what is available and what may be best for you, especially for micro-businesses and solo entrepreneurs. We can help!
In this seminar, we will cover the following questions:
In this seminar we will go over some of the options for financing your business, and the pros and cons of each. Two members of MCNW’s Lending Team will lead this seminar, which will be valuable to both startups and existing businesses looking to grow and invest in their venture.
Ben Misley is a Loan Officer for MCNW, where he helps small businesses who cannot get traditional credit from banks access the financing they need to grow. Prior to this role, he managed MCNW’s matching business grants program, where entrepreneurs get the training and funding they needed for equipment and hard asset purchases. He holds bachelor degrees in Business Management, Finance and International Business from Oregon State, and his previous experience includes with a regional bank to open a new branch in SE Portland. Ben is an active Board Member for Ncompass, a non profit dedicated to serving and supporting an orphanage in Haiti as well as youth mobilization and development work in the USA. Ben grew up in Gladstone, Oregon, and loves all things Portland and the Pacific NW.
*We are thrilled to be able to offer people of color scholarships to any training activity. Eligible clients need to have a home or business address within the city of Portland. Our goal is to make business education accessible to everyone in our community. Link to Online Application.
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REFUND POLICY: Refunds are available up to one week prior to the start of the class. If you are unable to continue attending class we do our best to accommodate your situation. Registration is not complete without payment