The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar entitled, “Financing Your Business,” on Thursday, September 15, from 5 until 7 p.m. in Room 3021 in the HCC Regional High Technology Center.

Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions covered in this seminar will include: who will give me money for my business idea and what do they need from me; how will this business make money and will it be enough to pay back a loan or attract an investor?

Get to the heart of business financing in this seminar that answers these questions. Participants will explore the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one for individual needs. “Financing Your Business” will help attendees discover the keys to financing success.         

Speakers for this seminar will include representatives from the NC Rural Center.  

The “Financing Your Business” seminar is part of the Business Startup Series. Do you have an idea for a business? Does your business need to grow? The Small Business Startup series is for you! Geared toward early stage entrepreneurs and those looking to start a business, the FREE series is comprised of the top eight pillars critical to the successful foundation of a business. Each session will feature Industry experts to walk you through each topic in detail. Attendees are welcome to attend a single session of interest or the entire series. 

Additional Seminars in the Business Startup Series include: 

How to Find Your Customers, September 20, 6-9 pm

How to Write a Business Plan, September 22, 5:30-8:30 pm

Basics of Bookkeeping, September 27, 6-9 pm

Marketing Your Business, September 29, 6-9 pm

Your Small Business Taxes, October 11, 3-5 pm

How to Price Your Product or Service, October 18, 6-9 pm

Visit or call 828.627.4512 for additional information or to register today. Thinking about starting a business in Haywood County or growing an existing business? Take advantage of the programs, services and resources provided by the Small Business Center. The NC Community College’s Small Business Center Network assists in starting an average of more than 600 businesses each year. Small Business Centers have an economic impact in 90% of all NC Counties each year, helping to create and retain nearly 3,000 jobs annually.