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www.SanTanSun.com Become an ‘investor-ready’


entrepreneur Entrepreneurs can learn how to get private equity


investors to invest in their businesses at the “Becoming an Investor Ready Entrepreneur” conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri., June 8 at the Chandler City Council Chambers, 88 E. Chicago St., Chandler. This free conference is hosted by the Maricopa Small Business Development Center in partnership with the City of Chandler as an extension of the collaboration between the two organizations at the Innovations Incubator. Direct input from experienced entrepreneurs, angel


investors, angel networks / fund executives and venture capitalists helped to shape the conference and help provide an “insider’s look” into the world of equity funding. Panelists include: Jim Goulka, Arizona Technology


Investor Forum; Dee Harris, Arizona Angels; and Angela Perez, Snell & Wilmer. By understanding what investors look for, entrepreneurs


can reduce barriers to funding, navigate the process more easily, and increase the chances of obtaining funding for their business. Program subjects include: · The equity funding “food chain” · What investors look for and expect from the


companies they fund · Making a company investor-ready · Assessing ‘readiness’ at each business milestone · Personal testimonials from those who’ve done it


themselves Panelists will include serial entrepreneurs and angel


investors who’ve “been there.” Attendees will receive a comprehensive workbook,


ongoing counseling support and access to additional online resources. To register, visit www.maricopasbdc.com and sort by the topic ‘Technology Programs,’ or call 480-784-0590.


Carissa Seidl Clare Black Three opportunities this month for residents to get


answers to their divorce, bankruptcy or credit repair questions will be provided by downtown Chandler’s Thompson Law Firm. All seminars will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on


Fridays. Certified credit consultant Sherry Helsel will outline


how to improve your credit score, how to remove damaging remarks from a credit report and use one’s credit wisely in the first seminar Fri., June 8. The Thompson Law Firm’s Carissa Seidl will speak Fri., June 15 on divorce, alimony, child support, property division and how to smoothly maneuver through a difficult divorce. And attorney and speaker Clare Black on Fri., June


Christy Thompson


Business


June 2 - 15, 2012


21 Law firm to answer divorce, bankruptcy, credit questions


22, will discuss the pros and cons of filing bankruptcy and what it can and cannot do for those who file. “There is so much


misinformation out there that sorting it all out can be overwhelming,” says firm founder Christy Thompson. “We’ve designed these seminars to offer the basic information that separates fact from fiction. The more correct information you have the better


choices you will make.” Thompson says she and her colleagues believe that


correct information can help people make better decisions when confronted with legal issues. “We offer these free seminars to clear up any


misconceptions and to lay a foundation of knowledge that’s necessary during the decision-making process,” she says. “If our attendees do seek out an attorney’s services in the future, they will already have the basic knowledge they need to determine their focus. It’s a win for the client and for the attorney.” The Thompson Law Firm is at 101 W. Commonwealth


Ave. Seating is limited and reservations are required at 480-634-7480.


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