Monday, July 22, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM PDT
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2635 Homestead Road
Santa Clara, CA 95051

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Funding Sources 

So, you have an idea for a business. Now what? We can help you decide whether and how to proceed. This series of workshops is presented at no charge in conjunction with Santa Clara Library

Designed by successful entrepreneurs who've been in your busy shoes, this mentor-supported program gives you the structure and support you need to set your sights on the future.  Choose as many sessions as you need, though we suggest you attend all 4 sessions to get the most out of this program. 

No need to register! Just show up at the location noted at left.

Program Overview


Work with a SCORE Certified Mentor to develop a customized growth plan.


Gain the fundamentals, tools and strategies you need to get your business started.

July 1, Session 1: Startup Basics and Business Concepts

July 7, Session 2: Marketing Plan  

July 16, Session 3: Financial Projections

July 22, Session 4: Funding Sources 

The final workshop offers information on how to finance your small business. In this session, discussions include sources of funds, accounting, the six C's of credit, banking relations, ratio analysis, and monthly preparation and review of financial statements. At the end of the series, you have all of the tools necessary to decide whether or not to launch your small business.


Speaker for Session 4:

Mike Levy


Mike has spent over 40 years in management positions of finance, operations and IT. His finance experience includes being a Controller and Business Director for international business units and serving in roles as diverse as global Tax Director, Cost Accounting Manager and Human Resource Manager.
His experience includes serving as operations manager for a variety of small companies and business units including Division Manager for the US materials plant of Raychem. .During his career Mike has managed major programs for facilities, IT and corporate mergers. In the course of his career he has lived off shore 4 times. He has taught finance at both San Jose State University and the University of Nevada Reno as an adjunct professor.
Mike has a BSIE and an MBA from UCLA.