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*LIVE WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business beyond the Pandemic - Equity Funding

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Types of equity funding and a look at the current funding climate with entrepreneur Kurt Friedmann, founder of the KJF Group and co-founder of World Mentor, are among topics of this week’s free webinar presented by the Small Business Development Center at CSU Bakersfield.  

Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will kick off the webinar with updates on remaining available government relief programs, a look at the economy and its drivers, and small business recovery opportunities. 

He will be joined by Friedmann who will talk about small business investment and the current funding climate he presently sees in daily investor discussions and his work on several funding raises. Additional topics will include types of equity funding, issues entrepreneurs are facing, and what startups can do to prepare themselves. 

Friedmann is an investor, advisor, and mentor to more than 250 startup companies throughout North America. He has also worked with Fortune 500 companies in customer feedback management, training and development, and sales management for 25 years. 

Questions from attendees will be taken.           

This marks the 126th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides reopening and current pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners.  

The SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here!

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.