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Access to Success / Capital and Funding
“the art of raising capital”
Date: July 26, 2006, Wednesday
Time: 5:00 pm


California State University Fullerton (CSUF)
Titan Student Union / Conference Center
(Portola Pavilion Area)
(park in garage North of Titan Student Union)
800 North State College Boulevard
Fullerton, California 92834-6828

Cost: $0.00 (Free) members of ABAOC or VSVN-SC with a valid RSVP or $5.00 for nonmembers and guests

Prize: Early RSVP’s prior to July 14, 2006 get a chance to enter a raffle for a valuable prize at the event (winner must be present) RSVP to ABAOC association offices, Ms. Jocelyn Kuno (between 10:30 am to 1:00 pm / Monday to Friday) at 949-222-2291.

For information contact : Dwight Nakata, CPA, CFP® (ABAOC), 174-329-5022 or Nguyen X. Nguyen, PhD (VSVN-SC), 714-369-9548 or Peter Sinambal (ABAOC), 714-270-7834 or log on to the ABAOC website at for event info.

Goals of the event are to present ideas and valuable information about the art of financing - techniques, that may include topics such as asset based lending, equipment financing, equipment leasing, venture capital, “angel” investors, alternative lenders, SBA loans, mezzanine capital, private placements, etc. – which can be used to allow your business to become more successful and expand.

Speakers and Expert Panelists:

Paul A. DeRidder, MD, MBA, Tech Coast Angels - a member of Tech Coast Angels, Executive Committee, a Southern California group of investors in early stage companies and holds several patents on medical devices.

Fayaz Karim, Extreme Pita – former business owner of various businesses, and is now a business/ broker/consultant and is also currently involved in franchising.

Katie Nguyen, OC SBDC – assists businesses create business plans, access business loans, and expand existing businesses.

Lisa Hazelton, Managing Director, Forward Funding LLC - founded Forward Funding LLC and executes commercial financing, including purchase order and accounts receivable financing.

Bill Pham, Blue Advent Partners – UCLA Law school graduate, past experience in capital raising and private equity transactions and is currently involved with equity investing.

Stacey Sanchez, S. CA Reinvestment CDFI – Executive Director for Southern California Reinvestment CDFI,assists businesses with alternative financing, also has experience in SBA financing.

Craig V. Butler, Esq., Lebrecht Group - practices law with emphasis in small & middle-market clients and securities related transactions / regulatory issues, private placements.

Scott Wingate, GamePlan Financial, Inc. - President of GamePlan Financial, Inc., a company that specializes in finance/treasury consulting and equipment leasing.

Presented by:
Asian Business Association of Orange County (ABAOC)

Asian Business Association OC

Event Sponsor:
CDC Small Business Finance

Small Business Finance

In Association with:
Orange County Small Business Development Center (OC SBDC)

Small Business Development Center




5:00 pm to 5:25 pm
registration / networking

5:25 pm to 6:10 pm
speaker presentations

6:10 pm to 7:10 pm
panel of experts (“been there done that” experts/Q&A)

7:10 pm to 7:55 pm

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