This clinic will focus on the various federal, state, and local programs available to startups and growth-stage businesses to finance their activities. Topics will include:
- Traditional Financing / 5 C's of Credit - Rafael De La Hoz, Susquehanna Bank
- Local Programs - Todd Collins, City of Allentown & Matthew Tuerk, AEDC
- State Programs - John Kingsley, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation
- Federal Programs - Michael Kane, Small Business Administration
Interwoven into all of the topics will be discussion on the realities of funding your business, covering credit worthiness, collateral, personal guarantees, etc.
Refreshments will be provided by AEDC.