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Financing a Restaurant and Sources of Funding

  • Financing a Restaurant Purchase Part 1
  • Financing a Restaurant Purchase Part 2
  • Restaurant Reality

Three industry experts tackle funding sources for buying a restaurant including traditional methods like SBA lending, 401K conversions and the newest platform "Crowd Funding."

Industry Guests Join the Restaurant Brokers

DAVID NILSSEN
DAVID NILSSEN
David co-founded Guidant Financial in 2003 and has been a featured speaker at over 350 national and international events, covering topics from entrepreneurship to small business financing.
  • 888.472.4455 x3232 Phone
  • david.nilssen@guidantfinancial.com Email
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Alex Sheshunoff
Alex Sheshunoff
Alex Sheshunoff is the founder of Foodstart.com, a crowd funding platform just for independent restaurants, food tucks, cafes, and other businesses in the food and beverage industry.
  • 907-242-7967 Phone
  • alexs@foodstart.com Email
  • www.foodstart.com Website
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Silvia Shiverdecker
Silvia Shiverdecker
Sylvia has been a business banking lender for over fifteen years. She started her career with SouthTrust Bank as a small business lender. She then worked with Wachovia/Wells Fargo before joining BB&T Bank..
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  • SShiverdecker@BBandT.com Email
  • https://www.bbt.com/ Website
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