For all proposed, startup and existing business owners who know it is time to plan now to understand the numbers that create success for their business. This workshop prepares you for the “why, how and what’s next” when it comes to understanding your past, knowing where you stand now and what you need to do to analyze and estimate the numbers you and your investors/lenders need to know to back you and propel you to sustainable success. Use this day to change your future!
Understanding Cash Needs: Understanding how much money you need; Negotiating to save money – a framework; Collecting money and making a profit; and Forecasting for success.
Loans – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Understand how much you should borrow; what loan type is best for you; Loan sharks: How to avoid predatory lenders.
Are You Doing a Good Job?: The basics for measuring your hard work; Importance of understanding your financials; Building a real asset; Connections:
Financing Panel – Relationships for success. Representatives from Houston’s financial entrepreneurial eco-system including Liftfund. Richard Gianni, Nasr Khan, Wallis State Bank & Jessica Tecson, Amegy Bank.
Fee to External Community: $25.00 online, $30.00 at the door.
FREE to HCC Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni (code: HCCS)
Veterans: FREE for first 10 Veterans after August 21 (code: VETS)
Day Includes morning coffee, pastries, fruit, lunch & afternoon snacks!
This workshop is a prerequisite for those preparing to apply for the 2019 HCC Business Plan Competition (BPC) which offers free mentoring and training in the Spring to proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs and awards $30,000 in seed money and in-kind prizes.