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The Shoe Game: Discovering the Right Financing for Your Business

 Vanessa Roanhorse (Roanhorse Consulting) & Jessica Stago (Grand Canyon Trust)

Today, there are more opportunities to finance a small business than any other time but where do you start? In this workshop you will learn about what lending products are out there and what’s the difference between products? Which organizations provide opportunities for native entrepreneurs? How do you finance a business on tribal land? In this workshop you will learn the basic criteria for: Traditional Lending Micro-lending CDFIs Incubators Accelerators Venture Capital Crowdfunding As a business owner you will need to know how to evaluate your business based on financing options available to you. The workshop will examine 3 real life scenarios to help you determine which questions to ask yourself and what questions you should be asking of the financing entity.