Cobb Galleria Centre
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339
6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013
Sales | Retail
If money has held you back from growing, or starting your business, then this is the place you need to be on December 4, 2013!
Have you ever found yourself thinking, “If I just had more money I could……?”Start my businessGrow my businessLaunch my product/ service/ inventionHire some helpDo more marketingGet some advertising______ ______ ______ (fill in the blank)
Have you ever wondered how to get more capital for your business without……?Running up your credit cards“Borrowing” from your retirement planHaving to ask family (or friends) for a “loan” or “investment” for your business or ideaGetting rejected by the bank (because they’re STILL rarely lending to businesses!)Stealing or rob a bank (ok, that’s a joke, but you might have been frustrated enough to think it at some point!
If you have a business, or want to have one, but need some capital to move things ahead, then you CANNOT afford to miss this highly informative and interactive workshop. Here’s a sample of what will be covered:What Investors look forHow to be “Investor ready”SBA, Crowd-funding, Angels, VC’s – which is best for you?Structuring your business for growth and capital injections“Pitch” preparation How to build the right networkThe power of Social Media to grow your businessAnd so much more!
Bring lots of business cards! Also, bring a handout (notecard size) listing your website and all of your Social Media links for you &/or your business. If possible, bring your smartphone, computer or tablet as well.
In business, it is very often WHO you know, more than “what” you know, that opens doors and grows a business - Connections and Collaborations.
During our Strategic Alliance networking session, you will expand your network on the spot.
By the end of this workshop, you will be prepared to take the next step to raise capital for your business – set up a sales platform, or start a crowd-funding campaign, or immediately apply for a SBA loan (up to $25,000) and get an answer within 48 hours, or apply to “pitch” to a panel of Investors. Seating is limited, so register now. The Team
Alan Urech - Stoney River Capital PartnersMr. Alan Urech is a Senior Executive with over 35 years of experience successfully developing and commercializing entrepreneurial organizations. He has developed and implemented a proven and focused business growth methodology which includes over 54 focused transformational business templates that help organizations scale practically, methodically and strategically. His background includes HBO & Company (HBOC) (healthcare), 200 Peachtree, a Special Events Center, Conference Center and co-working space, among his many accomplishments. HBOC grew from a start-up to to being sold in 1998 for $13.8 Billion. Mr. Urech is the Managing Partner and Principal at Stoney River Capital Partners LLC, an Angel-backed consultancy. He is also an Instructor in Georgia State University, where he instructs Graduate and Undergraduate level programs in entrepreneurship. Mr. Urech serves on numerous boards, and alsois a frequent judge of numerous Business Plan competitions. www.StoneyRiverCapital.com
Larry White - The Ritz GroupPresident and CEO of the Ritz Group, a Capital Community promoting all Georgia organizations that operate in the private equity funding space. Founded in 1984, the Ritz Group brings a 26 year legacy and standard for conducting a premier monthly networking event, as well as electronic and physical networking venues to showcase entrepreneurs and equity investors. Mr. White is also the Founder of Retail Electronic Visions – developer of industry specific social media based member communities tailored to “connect” businesses and/or Individuals in a vertical market. Mr. White brings additional expertise from a thirty year career exclusively automating businesses with the latest enterprise (IBM and SAP), plus Internet technologies. He also served as President and CEO for two technology start-up companies. www.ritzgroup.org
Sue Malone - Strategies For Small BusinessAs the #1 SBA lender in the nation for the Community Express Loan Program, Ms. Malone has helped over 40,000 businesses get funding since 2008. Also working with several Angel groups and Venture Capital Groups, she has access to over a billion dollars of potential capital for the right business. With more flexibility in lending than banks typically offer, Ms. Malone and her team can give a 48 hour answer on approval of your SBA loan application. You will be able to apply AT the workshop. www.SueMalone.com Cathy Cunningham Hankinson - Project Launchpad
Cathy Cunningham Hankinson is the Executive Producer of the upcoming reality show "Project Launchpad." As a make-over consultant who has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs, Cathy knows firsthand the obstacles that many an aspiring entrepreneur faces. Committed to helping business owners thrive and flourish by giving access to her extensive network, Cathy helps you get from where you are to where you want to be, on the shortest path available.Cathy's workshops are designed for participants to implement strategies immediately, and often ON THE SPOT, to take their business to the next level. Attracting high caliber people to her events, Cathy's attendees always leave with quality Strategic Alliances for their business and life. In business, it is often WHO you know that can open doors, and Cathy is a Connector.www.IMPACTsuccessSystems.com
Meeting location: Hyatt House directly off of I-75 and the Cumberland Blvd. exit.
The newly opened Hyatt House has dining available from 5 - 10 pm. Arrive early to grab a bite to eat, or stay after to mingle and network. There are several dining options on the same street, such as Copeland's, Don Pablo's, Doc Greens, Shane's Rib Shack and Moe's. DIRECTIONS: http://atlantacobbgalleria.house.hyatt.com/en/hotel/our-hotel/map-and-directions.html
39.00 General Admission 39.00