Starting a Business - Formation and Funding | Brazosport College SBDC

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Brazosport College SBDC, Corporate Learning Center (behind The Clarion), 500 College Drive, Lake Jackson, TX 77566 Room CLC-208

Registration is no longer available.

Of all the decisions a business owner must make, two of the most important involve business formation and funding. In this informative in-person seminar, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from a local business attorney and a loan officer from PeopleFund to get a better understanding of the options available.


  • Learn about the different types of legal business structures and get help deciding which one is best for you.
  • Discover funding options and how to meet lenders’ criteria for credit scores, capital investment, collateral, and cash flow.
  • Q&A session will be held.


  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. – Networking and Sign-In
  • 10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – SBDC Overview
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Guest Speaker Presentation
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Q&A

This session is targeted to start-up businesses and business owners interested in learning about funding.

Refreshments provided.


Matt Allen, Attorney at Law, Cordoba Law Firm

Cindy Urrutia, Sr. Loan Officer, PeopleFund

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Please Note:

Each person attending an event must have their own account. Multiple people may not register under one account.

The SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient enrollment, weather emergencies, and other unforeseen circumstances. Should a cancellation occur, we will use the email you provided to contact you.

Pre-registration is highly recommended. If an event is canceled or postponed and you have not pre-registered we will not be able to contact you.

If you choose to register at the door you will need your mobile device so you can use it to complete your registration otherwise you will not be allowed to attend.

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain. Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Brazosport College SBDC at (979) 230-3380 or for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.

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