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Florida SBDC To Host Annual Access To Capital Fair

Monday, June 27, 2016 10:49 AM | Anonymous

Florida SBDC To Host Annual Access To Capital Fair

Thursday, July 21 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Holiday Inn, Fort Myers Airport, 9931 Interstate Commerce Dr. 

The event is free and a light breakfast will be provided. Registration is requested due to limited space. Register HERE

This year’s fair will bring business owners face-to-face with traditional and non-traditional lenders, including a speakers’ panel discussion on SBA loans, non-traditional financing, and crowdfunding. Panelists include: Skip Soper of Small Business Lending; Pam Tedesco of Access Florida Finance; Miguel Gonzales; with the Small Business Administration; Dieter Kondek, CEO of RocketLounge; Steve St. Clair with Florida Capital Bank; and Krishan Arora, founder of The Arora Project.

Arora will be hosting a special session on “How to Launch a $1,000,000 Crowdfunding Campaign: Acquiring Non-Dilutive Capital to Grow Your Idea.”  He has raised more than $3 Million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo for several businesses. Having been the lead strategist of many large crowdfunding projects, Arora has created a detailed curriculum on how to be successful in the crowdfunding world and is currently developing a crowdfunding accelerator program.   

Participating bank sponsors include:  Accion; Access Florida Finance; BankUnited; BB&T;  Busey Bank; C1 Bank; First Florida Integrity Bank; Fifth Third Bank; Florida Capital Bank; Florida Community Bank;  IDS Corp.; One Source Business Capital; Small Business Lending; Marquette Commercial Finance; United Capital Funding and Wells Fargo Bank. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Find out more about sponsorships and event registration at www.fsbdcswfl.org.


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