Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM PST
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Greater Seattle SCORE 
2401 4th Avenue, Suite 450
Seattle, WA 98121

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Karen Ginther 
Greater Seattle SCORE 


Ralph Homan

This workshop is presented by Ralph Homan, founder of ConneX.  The concept behind ConneX is based on Ralph’s more than 30 years of experience in equipment finance, Accounts Receivable financing, and as a banker.

Through these experiences, Ralph saw the benefit in one company connecting small business owners with banks, equipment finance, A/R financing (factoring), working capital loans, commercial real estate loans, purchase order financing, CFO services and other relevant financial services.  Today, ConneX helps small business owners secure a wide variety of alternative financing approvals when banks had to decline in a very efficient and effective manner, minimizing costs to the small business owner.


Financing Your Small Business -C0055 

You need money to get your business off the ground or to expand when the opportunity arises. Where do you turn? Want to know about choosing the right kind of financing for your business? Should you seek equity or debt financing? If you seek debt financing, are banks the only alternative?

Here’s a SCORE workshop that will provide you the basics as to the many, many alternatives there are for financing a small business like yours.

This half-day interactive workshop  by Ralph Homan focuses on the following types debt financing:

  • Loan from Seller
  • Earn-out from Existing Business
  • Loans from Friends and Family
  • Bank Loans
  • Credit Union Loans
  • Various Non-Bank Institutional Lenders
  • Crowdfunding

In addition, the following topics on equity financing will be discussed:

  • Self-Financing through Savings
  • Friends, Family and Partners
  • Angel Investors
  • Small Business Direct Public Offerings

SCORE’s Small Business Essentials Workshops prepares individuals to make the right decisions and create actionable plans when starting a small business.  Whether you are starting a business on your own (one-person business) or a business with employees, we have the right set of workshops to help you succeed.  All the workshops are about three hours in length and taught by experienced SCORE Mentors.  See more information on these workshops here