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Bootstrap Financing

Are you an entrepreneur who is interested in starting a business but lacking the credit or collateral necessary for traditional financing? Learn how to grow your business from the ground up. In this 1-hour workshop we will discuss: 

  • What is Bootstrap Financing? 
  • Who is it for? 
  • Pros and Cons 
  • Getting Started 
  • Ways to Self-Finance 

Don’t let lack of funding hold you back. Join our workshop and learn how to bootstrap your way to success. 

Meet the Trainers:  

Nina Natina, Business Development Consultant & Loan Specialist 

With over 15 years of experience in business planning and development, and a business owner herself, Nina applies her extensive knowledge and action-oriented approach to guide entrepreneurs and business owners through the process of planning, starting, and expanding their business visions. Based in Redding, Nina provides our clients with access to a wide network of funding resources and assists clients with producing business plans and financial projections for loan and grant applications.  

Tola Levison, Business Development-Startup and Asset Building Specialist   

Tola Levison is a highly experienced microenterprise business advisor from Northern California. With over a decade of experience, Tola has dedicated her career to helping low-income entrepreneurs achieve economic self-sufficiency through effective business strategies. As a passionate advocate for economic justice, Tola has worked to support small business owners in Northern California, providing them with essential resources and guidance to help them thrive. Her dedication to helping others has made her an invaluable resource to the community, and she continues to work tirelessly to support microbusiness owners.