Meeting Archive:
Money Now, Money Later: The ABCs of Financing Your Small Business and Building Your Retirement

Meeting Description:

Small Business Majority invites you to join us for a free webinar to help you navigate the funding landscape and finance the growth of your small business. We will focus on microloans, crowdfunding, online lenders and guarding against predatory lending. Growing your business also means securing your finances, so we will provide an overview of common retirement paths for small business owners and their employees.

Topics of discussion include:

  • An overview of alternative lending options including microloans, SBA's loan guarantee program and reputable online lenders
  • Questions for entrepreneurs to consider when seeking funding
  • The Small Business Borrowers' Bill of Rights
  • The U.S. retirement savings gap and how small business can be part of the solution
  • A summary of common retirement paths for entrepreneurs
  • Helpful tools and resources

 A question and answer period will follow.

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Small Business Majority
 Presenter Information
William Ray
Speaker Photo

Missouri Outreach Manager

William Ray works out of Small Business Majority's St. Louis office to manage the organization's outreach and business development efforts in Missouri. William is committed to developing and maintaining relationships with the business community and advocating for policies that create greater opportunities for small business growth. 

Prior to joining Small Business Majority, William ran his own contracting business, worked as Community Engagement Director for the County Executive of St. Louis County, and most recently served as Director of Communications and Business Development for the business licensing office in the City of St. Louis. William has extensive experience serving on local boards and commissions that impact business development in the St. Louis region.