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The Small Business Development Program: City of Austin Resources for Small Biz

Xavier Zarate is an EGRSO Business Information Coordinator and manages the Entrepreneur Center of Austin a small business education and event venue and the Family Business Loan Program to help fund expansion projects. Mr. Zarate earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with specialization in Finance and is currently completing an MBA in Finance both from St. Edwards University. He had a 6-year career in banking with Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase Bank prior to joining the City of Austin, rising from personal banker to assistant branch manager, and then to licensed banker registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). During his banking career, Mr. Zarate assisted new clients with loans applications, conducted financial readiness presentations, served as a compliance officer, and managed both branch operations and cash control. Bring your questions, Mr. Zarate will give a Small Business Development Program Overview and mention the Family Business Loan Program (accompanied with FBLP flyer).


6:00pm to 6:20pm: Meet & Greet

6:20pm to 6:30pm: Introduction

6:30pm to 7:30pm: Main Presentation

7:30pm to 8:00pm: Q&A

8:00pm onward: Networking

Organizer: Dr Ata Etemadi

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  • Paula S.

    Thanks to Xavier Zarate for coming out to Sherlock's and giving his informative talk. Glad to know that there is someone so smart and knowledgeable to help us protect our city assets!

    July 3, 2013

  • Conley G.

    It was an excellent presentation, see you next month.

    July 2, 2013

  • Ugochukwu A.

    Was a great time well spent. I look forward to next month

    July 2, 2013

  • Paula S.

    It was great! We learned a lot about the City of Austin and how it helps entrepreneurs.

    July 2, 2013

  • Ryan P.

    Thanks, good info - looking forward to next month

    1 · July 1, 2013

  • Ugochukwu A.

    Looking forward to meeting business minded fellows

    July 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry. Out of town

    June 25, 2013

  • Donnell

    starting RE investing

    1 · June 20, 2013

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