Access to Capital and Vital Data: Grow Your Business and Ensure your Local Community Thrives

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When and where
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
11:00 am PT

Please join Small Business Majority and ReadyNation for a free and interactive presentation on the current small business funding landscape and funding options to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start and build a scalable business in California. In our webinar, ReadyNation will share why an undercount would be bad for business, how your business can help and what others are doing to make sure everyone is counted this 2020 Census. 

Topics of discussion include:

  • An overview of alternative lending options including microloans, SBA's loan guarantee program, community banks, and credit unions, CDFIs, reputable online lenders and crowdfunding
  • The Small Business Borrowers' Bill of Rights
  • Key questions to consider when seeking funding
  • Tips to help determine the best option for your small business
  • Helpful tools and resources, Q&A

The data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau is essential to the economic future of your business and California. This data can guide business decisions like, which products to stock on your shelves, or where the best location is to expand your business. U.S. Census data also inform decisions about how billions of federal dollars for services like highways, schools, healthcare, and housing are allocated. These are critical services that your business, your employees, and your customers need to thrive in California. Whether you have eight hundred or eight employees, encouraging your employees, customers, and community to fill out their census questionnaire in March and April is easy. is a free online resource hub for small business owners. Managed by national nonprofit Small Business Majority, Venturize provides the unbiased information small businesses need to learn about small business lending, become loan-ready and be prepared to own the borrowing process.