Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM AZ
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This is an online event. 

Event Contact:

SCORE Education Committee 
Greater Phoenix SCORE 
(928) 421-3778 


Simple Steps to Choosing the

Right Funding 

The world of small business funding has changed for the better!

The local bank has traditionally been the primary source for small business funding - but that has changed in recent years. This workshop will focus on the various options available to small businesses for funding startup and growth. It will explore the variety of alternatives for seeking funding and getting financial assistance. You will discover what is new in the world of small business finance.

What you will learn: 
  • How technology is used to help match businesses to lenders.

  • Who are the traditional lenders, who are the new online lenders and who are the non-profit lenders.

  • How to benefit from crowdfunding.

  • How to access the capital tied up in your outstanding invoices.

This workshop is a MUST for anyone owning or planning to open a business or nonprofit and needs access to new capital.

Fee: $10.00


Jerry Van Dyke is a founding member of the Board of Directors of West Valley National Bank, Avondale, AZ. He has nearly four decades of community bank experience comprising commercial/corporate and construction/real estate lending, with brief stints in other industries including golf manufacturing, aerospace, machine shops, medical and health care. He has been active in numerous community organizations including serving as a member of the California State University-San Marcos Trust Foundation Board, a 20+ year member of the Palomar Family YMCA Board and the Escondido Rotary Club. Jerry is a graduate of San Diego State University and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He is an avid golfer and hiker and enjoys photography and traveling.