Entrepreneurship offers the opportunity to follow your dreams and be your own boss. But starting and running a business can be daunting. That's where the Small Business Association (SBA) comes in!
Whether you're thinking of starting a business or already run your own business, hear insightful, timely advice from an SBA representative. Discover the numerous free and low-cost resources just waiting to be tapped—on everything from starting your own business, to identifying new client sources, to submitting for the illusive government project.
During this members-only seminar, you'll learn about:
Pravina Raghavan, District Director, SBA New York District Office, has over 15 years of experience in providing advisory services to businesses in the startup, growth, expansion and maturity phases of development. In that time, she completed over 100 Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) transactions and has advised companies on strategy, marketing, sales development, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, divestures, outsourcing, joint ventures and partnerships, and international development.
- The basics of building a business
- SBA programs and services: Financing, business education and training, government contracting, advocacy, and SBA-guaranteed loans, such as 7(a) loans, 504 loans, and microloans
- Selling to the Federal Government: Register Central Contractor registration (CCR), subcontracting and eight ways to market to the Federal Government
- Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program: What is SBIR, SBIR funding procedure, 11 SBIR-participating federal agencies and eligibility requirements
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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are made possible, in part, by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, New York State Council on the Arts, and the New York State Legislature.
Last updated: May. 31, 2012