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Lunch ‘n Learn – The Fundamentals of Financing Your Business

May 26, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

No cost to you

Please join iF on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 for a Lunch ‘n Learn on The Fundamentals of Financing your Business presented by Meridian Financial Credit Union. This unique learning and networking opportunity will include a complimentary lunch!

Securing financing to turn your small business idea into a viable business can be a daunting task, but not if you are prepared. Geordan Robertson, Senior Manager, Small Business at Meridian Credit Union, will offer advice and tips to guide startups and small businesses through the process of obtaining financing including:

-Identifying potential sources of financing
-The elevator pitch
-“Meeting with a bank” and setting yourself up for success
-How to prepare properly for a meeting with a potential investor
-Common mistakes to avoid
-Other financing options available

Our Lunch ‘n Learn events are a great way to get out and network while enjoying a free lunch, and learning something new!

11:30am-noon – Lunch & Networking
Noon-1pm – Keynote Presentation and Factory 5 (TBA)
1pm – 2pm – Dessert & Networking (at iF’s Innovation Destination)

About Innovation Factory

Innovation Factory ( is a not-for-profit Regional Innovation Centre, located in Hamilton, ON committed to connecting and enabling active collaboration between the city’s communities of science, business, government, academia and finance to accelerate the innovation process and amplify economic and social impact of key new ideas and discoveries. Funded by the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE), we are focused on strengthening the next generation of wealth and jobs generators.

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May 26, 2015
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
No cost to you
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Innovation Factory


McMaster Innovation Park
175 Longwood Road South
Hamilton, Ontario L8P0A1 Canada
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