Becoming a Better Borrower

The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – West Plains and the Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) will host a workshop for new and existing businesses focused on facilitating access to capital for your new or existing small business. Krishin Thadani, OMS, with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will share his commercial lending knowledge and experience with small business owners and entrepreneurs. Mel Steele will highlight SBDC programs and services for entrepreneurs, Ila Sloan will discuss OzSBI’s microlending program and business incubator opportunity, and Sheridan Garman–Neeman and Kim Carter with New Capital Growth will share about their microlending programs. The representatives from the New Growth Women’s Business Center will be available to answer questions regarding personal credit and the WBC’s personal credit programs.

This course caters to both new and existing businesses with a focus on:

• Those in search of credit
• Individuals looking to deepen their understanding of the borrowing process

The sources of funding covered encompass:

• SBA guaranteed loans
• Conventional bank loans
• Microlender financing

There is no charge for this workshop, but pre-registration is required.

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Feb 15 2024


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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408 Washington Avenue, West Plains, MO 65775


Missouri SBDC at MSU
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