Startup 425
Small Business Finance

Ready to take your business to the next level? Need capital to help your firm grow? Join Startup 425 for its inaugural series of small business finance workshops! These in-depth, interactive workshops are designed to help accelerate your business’ growth. You’ll walk out with an actionable plan designed to move your company toward expansion and outside investment. All industries welcomed!

About the Instructor

Bryan Brewer is an entrepreneur, investor, and experienced startup consultant. Since 1999, he has coached hundreds of startups, helping clients raise more than $100 million in investor funding.


We’re excited for you to join us for our Small Business Finance workshops! Here’s what you need to know.

  • Location: Bellevue City Hall
  • Dates: July 10, 17, 24, and 31, plus August 7, 14, and 21.
  • Times: 11:30am – 2:00pm
  • Fee: $25/workshop or $150 for the series (Please contact us if this is a barrier to you!)
  • Other Details: Lunch is included in the workshop, and no on-site parking is available.
Session #1Raising Capital 101July 1011:30am – 2pm
Session #2What Investors Look for in a StartupJuly 1711:30am – 2pm
Session #3Managing Your FinancesJuly 2411:30am – 2pm
Session #4Understanding Debt and Equity FinancingJuly 3111:30am – 2pm
Session #5Creating Business Plan DocumentsAugust 711:30am – 2pm
Session #6Finding and Pitching to InvestorsAugust 1411:30am – 2pm
Session #7Growing and Sustaining Your BusinessAugust 2111:30am – 2pm


Startup 425 Foundations brought in “tremendous resources and incredible experts. Thank you!”

— Spring 2017 Foundations Participant

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