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Virginia SBDC

First Thursdays with the SBA

Thu 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics

Grab your lunch and join us the first Thursday of each month to learn more about SBA programs and network with other small business owners.

Topic: Grants, Credit, and Loans, Oh My

What are Loans, Credits, Grants? What are the Pros/Cons of each? A candied look at Loans Credit and Grants and the realism of them form a Start-up standpoint.

  • Evaluate the Pros/Cons
  • Determine your own risk assessment as to the best options for your company
  • Evaluate these options on money, time, & energy bases

Speaker(s): Joey Pocan

Co-Sponsor(s): Mr. Pocan assists in the design and implementation of economic development strategies and programs related to Start-ups, business attraction, business expansion, and retention. He conducts research, presents training, project management, data collection and analysis, visits with local businesses and agencies to facilitate business opportunities.

If you need further assistance or have a question, please contact us at (540) 654-1383

Fee: No Cost

U.S. Small Business Administration, George Mason University, and America's SBDC

All programs of the Virginia SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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