Business Series: From Seed Money to Serious Investment: Raising Money for Your Business

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
12:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Every business needs an initial investment to get off the ground, and established businesses often require investment in order to expand. Learn how to apply for and obtain small business loans, plus learn about vital alternative funding sources for startups.

Class covers:

  • How to sell your business to investors
  • Crafting a business pitch
  • Best practices for loan applicants
  • Other funding options, like friends and family, and crowdfunding

Presented by Kevin Lew with the support of Bixel Exchange, and Raul Yañez:
Kevin Lew is the Startup Development Program Director for Bixel Exchange, the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Tech Center. He endeavors to connect community interests and needs to Bixel Exchange events and programs. Kevin has an extensive background as an event and content producer and partnership program specialist from his ventures at Opportunity Green and Eventologie. With a love for technology, sustainability, and design, Kevin hopes to promote and foster a pragmatic and sustainable business economy at a local and global scale. Now, with three-plus years leading the Startup Development Program at Bixel Exchange, Kevin has extensive knowledge about the early stage startup ecosystem in L.A.

Raul Yañez is a commercial banking expert at Pacific Western Bank with almost 40 years of experience in the banking industry. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University and is a native of East Los Angeles.

Registration fees: FREE - sponsored by the Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library through the generous support of Pacific Western Bank.
Classes fill up fast, register today to reserve your seat! All registrants must check-in 10 minutes prior to class time to ensure your seat is not reassigned to waiting-list and walk-in attendees when classes are full.

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