Events

Mark your calendar! Find local events designed to showcase and celebrate fellow entrepreneurs, build your network, and connect you to valuable experts.

24 May
Partner Hosted Event

Capital, Asesoría, y Conexiones para Pequeñas Empresas de South Bend

Allies for Community Business ofrece préstamos entre $500 y $100,000 para empresas iniciales, emergentes y establecidas, incluyendo los clientes de ITIN. Elvin Rodriguez de A4CB dará un resumen en español de lo que se requiere para solicitar un préstamo para pequeñas empresas e información sobre la promoción actual de tasa de interés del 3% de A4CB. El seminario web incluirá información sobre la importancia de generar crédito, y también los servicios de referencia a las empresas locales para obtener asistencia técnica de CDFI Friendly South Bend.

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24 May
Partner Hosted Event

Exploring Equitable Capital Technology (EC-Tech) in Development Finance

Equitable capital technology (or EC-Tech) is emerging as a driver of unlocking capital for small and medium-sized businesses not a fit for venture capital, nor large enough for a traditional bank loan. This webinar will showcase early adopters of the approach and include discussion among these leaders who are driving EC-Tech’s emergence. A4CB’s CEO Brad McConnell will join CDFA and other panelists to explore EC-Tech and learn how this solution can be implemented in communities.

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1 Jun
Partner Hosted Event

Access to Capital Open House

The SBDC at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is hosting an open house discussion about accessing capital that can grow your business.

In collaboration with Allies for Community Business, this discussion will help small businesses that are interested in learning more about traditional and alternative sources of financing. Attendees will hear from lenders on a wide range of topics, including types of financing, what lenders look for in potential borrowers, and the alternatives to traditional bank loans.

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13 Jun
Partner Hosted Event

Tips for Small Businesses Seeking Capital: A Panel Discussion

Entrepreneurs seeking to start or grow their small business are invited to attend this live and online session to receive lending advice from the experts. Participants will hear from panels representing public, non-profit, and private lending spheres. The discussion will cover what lenders are looking for in potential borrowers and how businesses can increase their chances of securing loans. The session will be presented by First Financial Bank’s Harry Langbehn, Commercial Relationship Manager, and Anthony Manuel, Financial Wellness Specialist, and will be held concurrently via
Zoom and in-person at the First Financial Bank in Gary.

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