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Join UBS Elevating Entrepreneurs and VEDC’s Tri-State Business Opportunity Fund at our small business access to capital event and learn how to unlock the resources to take your company to the next level.

VEDC Tri-State Business Opportunity Fund Sponsors Here’s the Money® Access to Capital @ NYXPO Small Business Workshops, Panels, and One-on-One Loan Evaluation Meetings

When: Oct. 30th, 2014 @ 9am-5pm
Where: Jacob Javits Center, 655 West, 34th Street, New York, NY 1000—Hall 1A
Go To: http://www.newyorkbusinessexpo.com/
For more information call: 212.231.4310
NYXPO Expo Trade Floor
9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Here’s the Money® Access to Capital Small Business Loan Information - Visit VEDC-TBOF Booth #418.

NYXPO Resource Pavilion
9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Here’s the Money® Access to Capital One-on-One Small Business Loan Evaluation Meetings

NYXPO Startup & Entrepreneurship Room #2 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Here’s the Money® Access to Capital Small Business Workshops & Panels
Seminar 1 | 10am-11am
How to Write a Business Plan that Works: Forecasting, Funding & Planning for Start-Up Success
  • Speaker: Judy Katz, Consultant & Certified SCORE Business Mentor
Seminar 2 | 11am-12:30pm
Here’s the Money® Access to Capital—Get Your Small Business Loan Approved
How to prepare business loan application and tips to getting approved
  • Speaker: Lynn Fernandez, VEDC Vice President of Lending
Seminar 3 | 1:30pm-2:30pm
Here’s the Money® Access to Capital—Alternative Lenders Panel

Panelists:
  • Steve Cohen, EVP & Deputy Commissioner, Small Business Services & Community Economic Development, Empire State Development
  • Nancy Carin, Executive Director, Business Outreach Center Network / BOC Capital Corp.
  • Jessie Lee, Director of Lending-East, VEDC-TBOF
  • Madeline Marquez, Vice President, Business Initiative Corporation of New York
  • Paul Quintero, CEO, Accion East
Seminar 4 | 3:00pm-4:00pm
HARLEM is THE NEW GREEN! – Doing Business in Harlem

Panelists:
  • Patricia Ricketts, Vice President, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
  • Voza Rivers, Chairman, Harlem Arts Allianc
  • Lloyd Williams, President, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
For more information call TBOF at 212.231.431




Eligibility
  • Seek to grow your for-profit business that has been in operation for at least two years
  • Employ between 4 - 100 employees
  • Have revenues between $150,000 and $4 million
  • Are located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
  • Lack other sources of financing
Loan proceeds can used to cover working capital, purchase equipment and inventory, buy another business, make tenant improvements, finance real-estate and engage in business related construction. Real estate investment or development projects are ineligible.
One of the major barriers for today’s small business is access to capital; VEDC can help refer/advise/package the best loan program to meet your needs.
 
Knowledge is Power! ---Especially in today’s world of small business ownership.
 
The bottom line for VEDC is one thing---jobs.  Job creation aids our economy, signifies growth and prosperity, and creates self-sufficiency opportunities for residents of our community.
 
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VEDC has formed the Tri-State Business Opportunity Fund to provide financing for high-growth businesses in the New York Tri-State area to help them expand and create jobs. The Tri-State office is made possible by funding from UBS and is validation the VEDC’s proven approach is a sustainable and impactful way to make capital more available to small businesses that otherwise wouldn’t have access to the resources they need to start up or grow.

The Tri-State Business Opportunity Fund (TBOF) offers $50,000 - $500,000 small business loans to start-up and existing businesses operating in low to moderate income communities. For more information... You can contact the Tri-State Business Opportunity Fund at 212-231-4310 or via email to jlee@vedc-tbof.org.

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