SBA Funding & The Government Shutdown

generations fcu logoWhat affect does the government shutdown have on SBA loans? Currently, the shutdown has small business loans in limbo, but that doesn’t mean preparing and knowing your options isn’t relevant. Learn how to leverage SBA loans to secure funding for your business and gain insight into the process. Knowing what the SBA offers and what is best for your business is crucial now more than ever.

At B2B Business 2 Better Series: The Ace In Your Pocket: SBA Funding we will discuss what programs the SBA has established to help you get the money you need at terms you can handle.

Specifically we will look at:

  • Who qualifies for an SBA loan
  • Eligible uses of SBA funds
  • Subsidiary programs including the Patriot Express
  • What you can expect when applying for an SBA loan
  • Best Practices to ensure a smooth process

Presenter: Shennandoah Diaz is the Branding and Communications Officer of 5th Gear Consulting. A small business consulting firm specializing in SBA loans, 5th Gear Consulting has helped get over $90 million to Central Texas businesses, resulting in hundreds of new jobs and a big boost to the economy. Diaz, who holds a degree is Economics from St. Edward’s University, works closely with small businesses, lenders and community organizations to help counsel and guide small businesses on the road to success.


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