TriTech SBDC Funding Conference Shows Entrepreneurs How to Find Financing to Succeed
TriTech funding conference will allow attendees an opportunity to speak with angel investors, learn the A to Z's of raising capital, watch two deal reviews and learn what it takes to get investor attention. Workshops will cover debt financing, SBA loans, securing equity funding, bootstrapping and intellectual property.
TriTech SBDC is a program partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, and California State University Fullerton and is extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.
According to Mark Mitchell, TriTech Director, attendees will have an opportunity to speak with angel investors, learn the A to Z's of raising capital, watch two deal reviews and learn what it takes to get investor attention. Workshops will cover debt financing, SBA loans, securing equity funding, bootstrapping and intellectual property.
“Getting funding has always been tough but in today’s economy, it’s even harder. Entrepreneurs need all the help they can get to increase their chances of finding money; attend this event, it’ll help,” said Frank Peters, Chairman, Tech Coast Angels.
With offices in Irvine and Riverside, TriTech specializes in knowing the capital, skilled labor, marketing, and business requirements unique to high technology companies. While TriTech provides much needed expertise and support for companies already in business, seventy percent of TriTech clients are in their early stages of development.
“We have the resources and expertise to help companies to acquire angel and venture capital, to complete their prototype, to take their drug, device, or service into clinical trails and to market,” Mitchell explained.
This fact-filled workshop includes lunch and is offered to entrepreneurs for $60 (must register by October 1st or pay $75 at door). To register for the event, visit www.TriTechSBDC.org or contact Angela Boland at (951)-571-6480, firstname.lastname@example.org.
TriTech SBDC sponsors include The Frank Peters Show; California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development; SmartRiverside; the City of Riverside; Riverside County Economic Development Agency; Knobbe Martens, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, LLP; Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP and iBank.
TriTech helps Southern California high-tech high-growth companies compete in the marketplace by providing early, high level consulting, training and introductions as a Small Business Development Center for high tech commercialization, networking, and entrepreneurship. Unique in its mission, TriTech is an evolutionary response to an extraordinary intersection of business community need, knowledge exchange, and individuals seeking help with startups. Funded by Small Business Administration grants, California State University Fullerton, and supported by local organizations, TriTech helps Southern California businesses and entrepreneurs commercialize new technologies, market their products and services, and identify capital and knowledge resources - all at no charge to clients.