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County to Host May 22 Workshop: “Funding Solutions for your Business”

May 8, 2012

County to Host May 22 Workshop: “Funding Solutions for your Business”

Access to capital remains an important issue for our small business community. Today many financing products are available to entrepreneurs and companies.  Let us help you determine the funding solution that best suits your business and its needs. Our presentation will also include information on crowdfunding, which allows companies to raise capital from a number of investors through the internet and social media.  Professionals who provide financial, legal, and consulting services to businesses are also encouraged to attend.

On Tuesday, May 22, 2012, the County of Bucks Business Development Department, in conjunction with the Bucks County Commissioners, First Savings Bank, and the Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce and the Pennridge Chamber of Commerce, begins the First Savings Business Success Series with “Funding Solutions for your Business.” The workshop will be held at the Bucks County Community College, Upper Bucks Campus, 1 Hillendale Road, Perkasie, PA  18944.  Networking and registration begin at 8:00 a.m. The program starts promptly at 8:15 a.m. and concludes at 10:30 a.m.

The program topics will include:

  • Micro Loans
  • County Loan Programs
  • SBA-Guaranteed Loans
  • Finding Financing
  • Crowdfunding & The JOBS Act
  • Angel Investing and Equity Partners

Scheduled members of the panel will include:

  • Hani White, program manager, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center
  • Bob Cormack, executive director, Bucks County Economic Development Corporation
  • Kevin Crawford, CPA, vice president, commercial relationship manager, First Savings
  • Darren Sudman, partner and general counsel, MultiFunding
  • Liz Sigety, partner, Fox Rothschild LLP; and managing director and cofounder, Delaware Crossing Investor Group

Pre-registration is requested due to limited seating; however, there is no charge to attend the event. To register for the workshop, please contact the County of Bucks Business Development Administrator, Sonia Smith, at 215-345-3839 or at srsmith@co.bucks.pa.us.

The County of Bucks Business Development department provides business start-up assistance and helps companies sustain, expand, or enter the Bucks County market.  Its free services include resource provision, workshop education, and networking opportunities. For more information about the county’s Business Development programs and offerings, please visit the official County of Bucks website, www.buckscounty.org.