What we're about

Conversations, workshops, and industry experts meet to help startups and small businesses navigate the funding world to start and scale. Learn about crowdfunding options from peer-to-peer to equity, community development financial institutions, grants, commercial loans, and other options.

For instance, did you know?

$34 Billion is the global amount raised by crowdfunding.*

There are 991 certified CDFIs in January 2016, 524 are loan funds, 267 are credit unions, 119 are banks or thrifts, 67 are depository institution holding companies, and 14 are venture capital funds. Collectively they control $108 billion.** Learn more about CDFI numbers (https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Snap%20Stat%20June%201,%202016.pdf).

178 CDFI's are Persistent Poverty Counties and 225 are headquartered in non-metropolitan counties.

*Crowdfunding Statistics from 2017 http://www.fundly.com

**CDFI Fund certification database; CDFI Fund Community Investment Impact System (CIIS); NCUA data 2Q2015; FDIC call report data 4Q2015.

Past events (10)

Finding Money to Grow your Business

Halsey City Hall

Intro to Crowdfunding-Lebanon

Barsideous Brewing

Intro to Crowdfunding - Monroe

Monroe Community Library

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