SBDC presentation focuses on the correct way for businesses to raise capital

Posted on April 7, 2014 

Here's a news release from Western geared toward business owners looking to raise capital:

BELLINGHAM – The Western Washington University Small Business Development Center , in partnership with the Washington Department of Financial Institutions, will host a presentation entitled “The Rules of Raising Money” from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23 at the Quality Inn at 100 Kellogg Rd. in Bellingham.

The presentation is free and open to the public, and focuses on securities law and how it pertains to raising capital, defines what a security is and how a transaction may involve a security. Some other hot topics such as, owner financing, multiple investors on one project, and substitution of security/ moving collateral will be covered.

Business owners who are looking to raise capital in the form of debt equity or crowd funding are encouraged to attend as well as investors who are interested in investing in business or real estate.

Anyone interested in attending can RSVP at or by calling the SBDC at 360- 778-1762. Guest speakers from the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions include Jordan Rood, associate general counsel at the securities division, and enforcement attorney Eric Palosaari.

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