SBANE possesses the necessary financial expertise to source capital for high technology and life science companies seeking liquidity from non-bank lenders to compliment their primary lender credit facility.
Raytheon Integraded Defense Systems Supplier Matchmaking with SBANE
In 2008 and 2009, SBANE originated 92 supplier matches and SBIR support letters with Raytheon IDS, a prime defense contractor headquartered in MA. If you are seeking an evaluation from Raytheon as to whether your competencies and capabilities meet Raytheon’s supplier platform, SBANE can facilitate that introduction.
Practical Management Education
Whatever the life-stage of your company — starting out, growing, consolidating, expanding or revitalizing, SBANE’s management education programs can help you plan and control the process. The programs address the business disciplines of general management, marketing and sales, finance and accounting, and human resource development. They vary widely in the time commitments they require and the levels of expertise or experience they address.
The Breakfast Programs
SBANE offers monthly breakfast meetings in Waltham, MA and Warwick, RI. The monthly breakfast meetings provide attendees with opportunities to network with peers and at the same time gain insights and sound advice on current topics of concern for small business owners, entrepreneurs and their advisors.
Voted “Best Networking Event” – Digital Industry
SBANE hosts regular “after-hours” events that attract small business owners from across the region. These events are held in a variety of locations to accommodate the geographic diversity of small business community. You’ll expand your professional network, meet SBANE members and add to your base of business contacts.
SBANE has no paid lobbyists, is nonpartisan, and supports no candidates, but it exercises considerable political clout through grassroots efforts at both the state and federal levels. SBANE’s volunteer board of directors, supported by reporting committees, sends legislative alerts to members, and each year members meet with their legislators in Washington, D.C. to review current issues affecting their company’s bottom lines.
SBANE’s Washington DC-based partner, the National Small Business Association, provides around-the-clock coverage for small business initiatives.