Creative Ways
to Fund Your Business

May 17 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Looking for options other than a standard bank
loan? Join expert John DeGaetano, SBDC Advisor
and former bank executive, for a comprehensive
view of funding options, and how you
can combine more than one for your
business launch or expansion. Don’t miss tapping
into money available to you!

Key Points:
• Overview of the difference between
traditional lending and alternative lending
• Microloans
• Friends and family investment
• Crowdfunding
• Purchase order financing
• Product presales
• Factoring
• Risk factors of funding options

For more information, contact: or call 415.485.3202

Instructor John DeGaetano is a former bank executive with a strong background in management and leadership. DeGaetano has extensive experience in administration, marketing, sales planning, training, operations, auditing, project management and financial analysis. During his tenure as Vice President and Regional Manager for a community bank, he played a major role in the bank’s growth and designed and implemented marketing concepts, sales campaigns, training and quality assurance programs, client consulting/business development, operational functions, fraud awareness and security policy.

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.

Business Edge Briefing Series in partnership with Institute for Leadership Studies & North Bay Leadership Council

Presenter: John DeGaetano, SBDC Advisor and Former Bank Executive