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Help your business grow with events and workshops hosted by the City of Tempe Economic Development team and its partners. 


Business Recovery Series:  Back to Business!

Business has been massively interrupted because of the coronavirus. How do we start our businesses back up and what risks do we face?

SPEAKER: Mr. Donald Laughlin will be presenting and hosting this series.  Mr. Laughlin brings 20 years of significant experience in managing both high growth and highly distressed corporations. Donald has extensive experience in positioning and preparing companies to go through the due diligence, negotiation, investor selection and closing of capital raising processes.  He has two Master’s Degrees and he, his wife and three kids live in Scottsdale, Arizona.


Session #1: Cash Management: what can you control, what you can’t, order of operation, how to assess how fast you start back up, and more. June 3rd @ 2:00-3:00 p.m.

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Session #2: Business Planning: how to use your cash flow as a guide to move your business back into operation. Functional planning, guide and process. June 10th @ 2:00-3:00 p.m.

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Financials and Funding: Know Your Numbers

This workshop is a guide for educating small business owners on what numbers, ratios, metrics, and reports that are vital to a business and to potential lenders. 

Presenter: Steve Engelhardt, BBA, MBA, and Certified SCORE Mentor

12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 28 

Recording - Coming Soon

Tempe Chamber of Commerce webinars 
Learn how to reach customers through Google Maps and other tools. Get tips on financial planning, employee payroll and more. 

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Capital Raising Workshop: 
Preparing a company to raise capital 
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