Bankable: Get Your Business Bank Loan Ready

Feb 8 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm

Event Details

If you are looking to make your business bankable this webinar is for you. It includes an overview of the best methods to finance, start or expand your business.

We know that finances can be scary but with the right help, they can be the new best friend of your business. Join us as we look at what’s needed to make sure you are bankable and ready to grow your business when applying for a loan. 

Gain knowledge from the ‘banker perspective’ on how to make your business more bankable, including:

  • Types of lenders
  • Financial statements needed
  • Overall business plan
  • Other financial requirements 
  • Additional tips to improve your loan package

Taught by SBDC Business Advisor John DeGaetano

John DeGaetano is a former bank executive with a strong background in management and leadership. DeGaetano has extensive experience in administration, marketing, sales business planning, operations, project management and financial analysis.

John served as First Vice President and Regional Manager for a community bank in the Bay Area where he played a major role in the bank’s growth development. John, a graduate of Ohio University, earned the national designation Northern California’s State Star for his outstanding performance in assisting small businesses.

John advises new and existing business owners in the areas of business planning, finance, sales, and disaster planning. He is also the author of several books related to business planning, and lending.

The information provided in this webinar and any supplementary materials provided to registrants are intended for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute professional financial or legal advice. No registrant should act or fail to act on the basis of any material contained in this webinar without obtaining proper financial, legal or other professional advice specific to their situation. The Northern CaliforniaSmall Business Development Center, and its host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, specifically disclaims any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the information presented in this webinar. By registering for this webinar you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, accept and agree to the above disclaimer and that under no circumstances shall the Northern California Small Business Development Center or it’s host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, be held liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way related to the information provided in this webinar and/or the registrant’s use of or reliance on said information.

This interactive workshop is roughly 1.25 hours long, followed by a question and answer period to help address YOUR specific needs. So have your questions ready and enjoy some expert one-on-one time!