The recent economic downturn has had a profound impact on traditional bank, angel and venture capital financing. Funding for start-up and fast-growth companies is approaching near historic lows. Competition for private financing has never been more intense. However as Guy Kawasaki, of Garage Technology Ventures states, “Good business models always get funded regardless of the economy.”

Presented by Paul Bozzo, this installment of the Small Business Development Center at SRJC Business Essentials Series, at the Sonoma Mountain Business Cluster, is your chance to find out what banks, angel investors and venture capitalists are looking for in a company to say ‘yes’ to a funding request today. Learn how to position your business to succeed in securing funding despite the restricted capital environment. Investment capital is the fuel of entrepreneurial ventures and you will leave this event armed with the strategic information necessary to turn your business vision into a reality.

August 14, 2009 • 12:00 – 1:30pm
The Sonoma Mountain Business Cluster, 1300 Valley House Lane, Conference Room B

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