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California State University, Bakersfield
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Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden begins the webinar with updates on the California Dream Fund Seed Grant Program, Kern County Microbusiness Grant Program, and other government business pandemic relief programs. Kelly is joined by Michael Balstad, certified exit planning advisor and founder of Harvest Transition Solutions, a firm that specializes in exit strategies for small business owners. Balstad discusses the ins and outs of selling a business. Topics include preparing and marketing a business for sale, pros and cons of using a broker, negotiating strategy and questions buyers will ask, and much more. This marks the 104th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides reopening and current pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners. The SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here!