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Financial workshop for Small Business Launch and Growth
 A Small Business Success Series Workshop by HCC©


Thursday, April 23, 2020
From 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM CDT
Site registration/Check in: 8:30 AM

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HCC Alief Hayes Campus
2811 Hayes Road
Brown Building with flags, A319/320, 3rd Floor
Houston, TX 77082

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About Us:
SCORE is an all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.

Our Mission: Help small Businesses succeed. 

Our Mantra: We educate, counsel, mentor.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is a non-profit association and a Resource Partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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HCC Center for Entrepreneurship – West Houston 

OUR MISSION:  To help entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses. 

We do this by offering workshops, seminars, summits, classes and competitive training and advising, while also providing practical knowledge, resources and connections.

For more on the HCC Center for Entrepreneurship - West Houston contact us at or 713-718-6650. 

  This workshop is part of Houston Community College’s   
  new Small Business Success Series by HCC©, specially
  developed for entrepreneurs who are either planning to
  start a business, in the early stages of launch or planning
  to grow their business.

For all startup and existing business owners.
 Plan now to understand the numbers that create success for your business.
This workshop prepares you for the “why, how and what’s next” when it comes to understanding your past, knowing where you stand now and what you need to do to analyze and estimate the numbers you and your investors/lenders need to know to back you and propel you to sustainable success.  Use this day to change your future!

Bonus feature for this session  is meeting people that can change your life!  Hear from and network with financial resource partners from Houston’s entrepreneurial eco-system. 

This workshop is required for all teams applying for our Business Plan Competition.  We will offer this workshop again in summer and fall 2020 and in January 2021 for your convenience.

Session 1 – Understanding Cash Needs

  • Understanding how much money you need
  • Negotiating to save money – a framework
  • Collecting money and making a profit – its a learn-able art
  • Forecasting for success

Session 2  – Loans – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly  

  • Understand how much you should borrow
  • What loan type is best for you
  • Loan sharks: How to avoid predatory lenders

 Session 3 Topics:  “Are You Doing a Good Job?”  

  • The basics for measuring your hard work
  • Importance of understanding your financials
  • Building a real asset
  • Connections: Relationships for success

Funding Panel – Bonus feature for this session is meeting people that can change your life!  Hear from and network with financial resource partners from Houston’s entrepreneurial eco-system.

Register Now!
Fee: $25 / $35 for walk-ins
Includes Continental Breakfast & Lunch

Free to Veterans and HCC Students/Faculty/Staff/BPC/Goldman Sachs
Continental Breakfast & Lunch
Promo Code VETS or HCCS

Request a Certificate of Completion from HCC after completing all five workshops in the series.

If You've missed a workshop(s) in the Spring Series, sign up for others offered in the summer and fall at HCC. New schedules will be announced as each season approaches.

  Thanks to Wells Fargo Bank, sponsor of the 2020 Small Business    Success Series by HCC© and for making it possible for HCC to    
  offer the series at reduced fees to our community and for free to    
  HCC students, faculty, staff & alumni.  

Featured Presenters:

  David Regenbaum
  Entrepreneur in Residence at the HCC NW Center for Entrepreneurship, V.P.     
  HCC  Foundation, Faculty & Mentor for 
10,000 Small Businesses, Entrepreneurial    Curriculum Developer &  Advocate.
  David Regenbaum was Owner and Operator of Association Management, Inc.     
  (AMI) from 1979-2010. AMI achieved remarkable growth and prestige under his     
  leadership for over 36 years, resulting in AMI becoming the leading community association management firm in Texas, managing over 300 communities consisting of over 100,000 homes and commercial units. Many of his innovative management philosophies and practices have become industry standards.  In 2010, he sold AMI to FirstService Residential Houston, the largest community association management company in America.  Regenbaum then served as President of FirstService Residential Houston for the next four years, before “retiring.”  Much to our benefit, David’s altruistic encore career is dedicated to empowering Houston’s startup and existing small business owners and to instilling entrepreneurial skills in the greater Houston area workforce through Houston Community College.

  Rebecca Schultz , Commercial Loan Consultant, Synerlock Funding.
  Rebecca Schultz has two decades of lending experience, with a focus on   
  commercial lending and business banking. Schultz dedicates her time to     
  assisting business owners with access to capital and business growth.
   As an experienced entrepreneur, Schultz has owned several businesses   
  including a retail store, full-service day spa, and currently a consulting firm. In    2014, Schultz successfully exited two of her companies and returned to her passion, helping small business owners. As a commercial loan officer representing multiple lenders, Schultz’s goal is to develop valuable relationships that support both the clients she serves and the community that depends on them.
Schultz serves as a financial educator to the community focused on building better credit for entrepreneurs. As a certified credit counselor and financial analyst, she provides energetic and engaging seminars for individuals that are serious about securing their future and gaining access to capital.

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