Finance: Securing Capital

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Saturday, January 28, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Lakeshore A

While securing capital for a small business is never easy, there are new avenues available. In this session, panelists will review a range of options, from SBA loans to community lending, as well as offer insights and successful strategies for accessing needed business capital.

  • Sara Hines, Eight Cousins (Falmouth, MA)
  • Patrick Thomas, Managing Director, Milkweed Books (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Kalen Schwartz, Assistant Vice President, Business Banking, Anchor Bank (Saint Paul, MN)
  • Bradley Graham, Politics and Prose Bookstore (Washington, DC) (Moderator)


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