Are you a small business owner, who hasn't taken advantage of e-commerce yet? There is a free upcoming workshop that will explain, step-by-step, how to set up e-commerce for your business. The organization Captital Connect is hosting a virtual training called "Demystify Successful E-commerce" for Black-owned businesses. The free seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 4:00 pm. If you are a business owner, you'll learn how to use E-Commerce to grow your businesses. You can register to attend the virtual workshop here.

If you’re thinking about starting an e-commerce business or bringing your existing business online, join Capital Connect’s 90-minute webinar. Here you will learn what a successful e-commerce strategy looks like, including how much it costs and what to know before you get started. ~ Capital Connect

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Capital Connect is a consortium made up of funding organizations - Pursuit (formerly Excelsior Growth Fund), Launch NY, PathStone Enterprise Center and Westminster Economic Development Initiative. With support from JPMorgan Chase, they are helping business owners in Western New York. They have hosted quite a few virtual workshops to help Black-owned businesses get funding.

Power 93.7 WBLK has supported the promotion of a few of the Capital Connect events. I think it's great that they have been offering so many educational opportunities to minority-owned businesses here in WNY. In addition to helping entrepreneurs learn about resources, tools, and skills that will help them grow their businesses, they also offer funding.

Capital Connect offers loans ranging from $500 to $500,000 and equity financing ranging from $25,000 to $100,000. ~ Capital Connect

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