Accessing Capital for Exporting

May 19, 2021

Focus: Education

Do you need capital to take the next step in exporting your products or services?

About this Event

Join the SBA and North Dakota Trade Office for a webinar introducing state and federal programs that are available to assist North Dakota small business exporters in accessing capital for business growth.

During the webinar, you will learn:

  • STEP Program Funding opportunities
  • Value Proposition of Financing
  • SBA loan programs that will help you with operating capital to a new facility
  • Resources to assist with preparing to obtain financing


  • Amanda Nordick, Communication & Administrative Manager, North Dakota Trade Office
  • Dan Pische, SBA National Director of International Trade Finance
  • Carlos Sosa, SBA Regional Manager, Office of International Trade
  • Deb Kantrud, Lender Relations Specialist, SBA North Dakota District Office

The North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) was awarded a competitive SBA State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant to help increase international exports from North Dakota during fiscal year 2021. If you are interested in STEP ND funding, connect with the NDTO team at or visit their website at

Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made when requested in advance. Contact SBA at 701.239.5131 or

All of the SBA’s programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Event Details:
Date: May 19, 2021
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm CDT
Location: Virtual Event