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New Meetup: Small Business Finance featuring Tom Steen - Putting the Pieces Together

From: Kent S.
Sent on: Thursday, October 23, 2008 8:33 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for New Iowa Entrepreneurs' Coalition!

What: Small Business Finance featuring Tom Steen - Putting the Pieces Together

When: November 12,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Virtually all businesses will, at some time, need to obtain outside financing. For the small business owner, this generally means obtaining some type of financing from friends, family or perhaps a traditional bank loan.

For many, this process turns out to be a frustrating and difficult experience. It doesn't have to be that way, however. Whether you are looking for financing to purchase a new business or are in the need of seasonal financing, proper planning will increase your chances of obtaining the needed financing. A side benefit may be that, during the process, you will learn more about your business.

While poor management is cited most frequently as the reason businesses fail, inadequate or ill-timed financing is a close second. Whether you're starting a business or expanding one, sufficient ready capital is essential. But it is not enough to simply have sufficient financing; knowledge and planning are required to manage it well. These qualities ensure that entrepreneurs avoid common mistakes like securing the wrong type of financing, miscalculating the amount required, or underestimating the cost of borrowing money.

Join us for this excitiong introduction to small business financing.

Featuring Tom Steen - of Transition Capital Management
http://www.transcm.com/

Tom and Transition Capital Management are experts in growing capital. They understand both the science and the art of business funding and ownership transfer- and they know that people drive business value. They are deal people.

TCM connects Midwest business owners to: capital from investors; strategic partners for operational growth; and to business acquirers. TCM connects investors (who hold very specific appetites) to the appropriate companies. We also help businesses grow and develop by connecting them to experienced managers and other professionals.

Also featuring Adam Steen of 25 Connections
http://www.25connections.com/

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/New-Iowa-Entrepreneurs-Coalition/calendar/9017291/

Our Sponsors

  • The Juice Company, 845 - 42nd Street

    FREE wheatgrass shots on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24.

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