Financing Your Business (Outside of VC!)

September 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Rockville Innovation Center
Karen Kalantzis

Venture capital money is not the only source to get your business off the ground!

About this Event

Does your business need a financial boost but you are wary of going the VC route? Or, do you have an idea for a start up and don’t know how to finance it? There are many different options for you! Join us on September 12 for this informative session where we’ll discuss with experts:

  • Why VC is not usually the best option for funding your start-up
  • How VC’s think about your business
  • Other financing options
  • Small business loans from banks
  • Tradeoffs of financing options

Featured speakers are :

Bill Cosgrove: Bill is Managing Director at SmoothBase which specializes in small business investment. He has been involved with dozens of financial transactions of all sizes and been CFO of three startups .

Michael Peacock: Michael is a Vice President at BB&T and specializes small commercial lending.

Free, a light lunch will be provided. Parking is available at local garages in Rockville Town Center or take Metro (Red Line Rockville).