Financial Workshop for Small Business Launch & Growth

November 30, 9:00 am-4:30 pm – HCC Alief Hayes A319

Featured Topics: 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 the Small Business Administration, LiftFund, Wallis State Bank and Amegy Bank. Featured Speaker: Rebecca Schultz, currently serves as a commercial loan officer for TDECU and as a financial educator to the community focused on building better credit for entrepreneurs.

This workshop is a prerequisite for those preparing to apply for the 2018 HCC Newspring 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.

Fee: $25.00 online, $35.00 door (Includes continental breakfast & lunch).
FREE to 1st 10 Veterans (code: VETS). Free to HCC Faculty, Staff, Students & Alumni. (Code HCCS)

Recipe for Success in 2018

Proposed & Startups – 1-Day Financial Workshop, 24-Hour Online Class, Spring HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition With Free Mentoring, Training & Prize Money!

Existing Business Owners – 1-Day Workshop, Spring HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition With Free Mentoring, Training & Prize Money!

  • Creating a Successful Business Plan-Online Class-24 hrs over 6 wks-Starts 12/13/17-Path to seed money! This class is a prerequisite for Proposed & Startup* Entrepreneurs entering the 2018 HCC Newspring BPC.
  • HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition for proposed, startup* & existing businesses-Prepare Now-Apply January, $30,000 Cash & In-Kind Prizes! Proposed & Startups-Take quick online class and financial workshop. Existing business owner applicants take just the financial workshop.
  • Another Great Opportunity – Sales Dominance – The Key to Creating and Sustaining Success – Featuring internationally renowned trainer and author, Richard Tyler – One of our most popular annual seminars! Mr. Tyler is also a master trainer and a judge in the 2018 HCC Newspring BPC! HCC Alief Hayes – 12/5/17 9a-12p:

Questions:, 713-718-6650,

* Startup is an opened business that has not yet achieved six-straight months of profit.