SBDC business event will cover securities, raising capital

Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center will host “The Rules of Raising Money,” at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13, in the lecture room at the Bellingham Public Library.

The presentation will focus on securities law and how it pertains to raising capital, defines what a security is and how a transaction may involve a security. Business owners who are looking to raise capital in the form of debt equity or crowdfunding are encouraged to attend.

Guest speakers from the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions include Jordan Rood, associate general counsel at the securities division, and Eric Palosaari, who works as an enforcement attorney.

This event is funded in part by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

There is no cost to attend, but reservations are required. Call 360-778-1762 or email sbdc@wwu.edu to make a reservation or for more information.

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