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Money Matters Workshop

NYC EDC, BOC Capital and Columbia University are offering a 6-week seminar to help you get loan ready for city projects.The Kick-Start Loans: Money Matters Workshop is a special program for M/W/DBE Construction Contractors

This workshop series combines six classes with intensive individual business counseling to build your financial capacity and prepare for loans. Join us for the workshop where you will learn how to:

  • Build and maintain good business credit—a cornerstone of business success
  • Look at your projects from a cash flow perspective, allowing a more strategic approach to your business as a whole
  • Find flexible financing such as NYCEDC’s Kick-Start Loan Program

Visit the web page, fill out the application, and submit it via email to Applications are due no later than Friday, May 16, 2014.

Curriculum Contents

  • Your credit score - how to read it and how to improve it
  • Understand cash flow and create realistic projections for your projects/jobs
  • How to create a work-in-process schedule to anticipate cash needs
  • How to read contracts and important clauses to negotiate
  • Learn about the Kick-Start contractor loan program and how you could participate


  • Increase your financial capability to secure new and larger jobs
  • Network and make new connections for future opportunities
  • Establish relationships with NYC EDC and fellow contractors
  • Receive professional help with your business' growth strategy
  • Receive one-on-one consultation from professional business counselors that will help you put the pieces together and move forward

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