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Veterans Business Outreach Center

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Community Navigators strengthen outreach to underserved businesses by partnering with organizations with deep roots in their communities and serve as the 'boots on the ground’ to connect small businesses to critical resources and assistance.

UTAComNav's mission is to connect Texas veteran-owned and military-connected small businesses to critical resources and assistance in efforts to reduce barriers that underrepresented and underserved entrepreneurs often face in accessing the programs they need to recover, grow, or start their businesses.

Access to technical assistance- specifically, loan preparation, connect clients with existing SBA resource partners, loan officers and disaster recovery subject matter experts and provide financial literacy tools and resources to bridge the gap between veterans and access to capital.To get connected, please request free assistance below, fill out the required form, and e-mail to utacomnav@uta.edu

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UTAComNav presents Financial Fundamentals Series- No cost webinars for Texas veteran and military-connected small business owners.

Funding is the #1 request amongst veterans to start or grow their small businesses. Get connected with the knowledge, resources, and community to assist your small business in accessing capital!  Registration is required. Please see individual registration links for each webinar below.

Wednesday June 22nd, 11am-12pm CST Business Continuation

COVID-19 is a prime example of the importance of having a business continuation plan to ensure you have developed a strong system of prevention and recovery from potential threats to your small business. Learn how to analyze your business continuity impact, understand the different components of a business continuity plan and the process of developing this critical asset for your business so that you are prepared for any disaster, minor or catastrophic.

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Wednesday June 29th, 11am-12pm CST Business Credit and Repair

As you map out your startup costs and expenses, you’ll also want to make sure your credit is in good health. One of the main reasons why small business loan application are declined is due to poor credit history, which can also impact the likelihood of your business attracting potential partners and suppliers. Learn the ins and outs of business credit and the importance of cultivating and maintaining a good credit score.

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Wednesday July 13, 11am-12pm CST The Loan Dating Game

Do you know what it takes to get a business loan approval? Utilizing "Dating Strategies" to apply for a business loan will increase your chance of getting a YES instead of a NO.

This webinar will be led by an banking expert WenFang Bruchett, who has worked in banking for more than 25 years.

• How to prepare before meeting with a lender
• Identify key elements in your financial statements
• Separating fact versus fiction in business lending
• Learn lender’s secret sauce that impacts loan approval
• A case study of a business loan request

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