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Small Business Financing, Lower Manhattan, 04/14/2021

April 14, 2021 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Entrepreneurs know that financing is key to starting and growing a business, but the array of options can be difficult to navigate.

This course teaches you how to apply financiers’ method of evaluation –the 5 Cs of Business Credit –and explores the advantages and disadvantages of debt-based, equity-based, and crowdfunding financing.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

•Describe the meaning and applications of the 5 C’s of small business lending;

•Self-assess your own 5 C’s, identifying strengths and weaknesses;

•Describe how each type of financier operates, and list the advantages and disadvantages of each; and

•Recognize the type(s) of financier that apply to your type of business.


NYC Department of Small Business Services
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