Asking for a Loan – You’re Not Alone

April 29, 2022

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Capital is a critical tool for growing a business. It’s a tool is often underutilized and can be misunderstood, especially among women entrepreneurs. It’s proven women business owners consistently ask for less loans and ask for less money. Asking for money can feel intimidating but we want you to know that you are not alone. You have partners across the region who want to help you access the capital you need to grow your confidence and your business. Click here to register!In this webinar learn about:

  • When to ask for a small business loan
  • The process of applying for a loan
  • What types of loans are available in our region
  • Resources to help you access capital

with Michael Lattery

Entrepreneur Fund Director of Business Finance

Michael leads the Entrepreneur Fund Lending team with a true understanding of the unmet needs for the type of capital the Entrepreneur Fund provides to small business owners. He and his team of 17 outstanding professionals partner with entrepreneurs to find creative capital solutions to meet their business goals.In the past 2 years, his team originated more than 1,200 small business loans supporting our regions business owners. The EF loan portfolio today is approximately $50 million.

and Stephanie Williams

Entrepreneur Fund Business Advisor

Stephanie has a long history of working toward diversity and equity in the Northland. As a Business Advisor she continues to advocate for people of color in the Twin Ports. The vision of the entrepreneur fund is to have vibrant communities across our region that are created and sustained by entrepreneurs. She loves working for an organization that invests in diverse communities and believes that is how we ensure this community is vibrant. Stephanie is committed to providing support to see the business landscape reflect her community.