Wake County Library


Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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Southeast Regional Library 
908 7th Ave
Garner, NC 27529

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Joe Carino 
Raleigh SCORE #0096 

Creative Funding


One of the biggest challenges facing startups and ventures that are in a growth phase is deciding which funding sources are right for their strategic plan. Learn the various funding sources available to you and how to best qualify for funds to start or expand your business.  We will cover the differences between equity and debt financing, angel investors versus venture capitalists, and government loan programs versus crowd-funding and more.

Speaker Biography

Dan Scala 

Dan Scala is committed to help start-ups succeed. Over the past 25 years Dan has started and successfully run over 14 companies. Two of his companies exceeded the million-dollar mark. His ventures were started by bootstrapping and as they grew required almost every source of funding available. Dan is co-founder of the Center for Excellence and co-founder of Wake Angels.  Dan is a business instructor with the Launch Wake Forest and Launch Rolesville programs. He is currently the Chapter Chair of Raleigh SCORE, which is a nationally recognized diamond award-winning chapter. Only 12 out of 320 chapters nationwide have attained this highest distinction.