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Meet The Lenders: “Speed Dating Event” Helps Entrepreneurs Find Financing and Business Resources
Free Event Connects Local Entrepreneurs With Small Business Lenders and Meaningful Business Advice
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Small Business Administration presents the Southeastern Pennsylvania Lender-Borrower Matchmaking event in King of Prussia, Penn. The event’s “one-stop, speed dating” format sparks lending relationships across the region. SBA encourages entrepreneurs at every stage of business development, from start-up to expanding business, to attend this free event Tuesday, April 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge, Independence Ballroom, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, Penn. This event is open to the media.
The event’s “Lender Match” allows entrepreneurs a series of 15-minute “pitch periods” with a variety of lenders in one-on-one meetings. The lenders can schedule more detailed interviews with entrepreneurs whose proposal may be a match with their lending portfolio. Representatives from SBA’s Resource Partner network – SCORE, Women’s Business Centers, and Small Business Development Centers – will also be available to help potential borrowers.
WHO: 40+ Lenders (Banks, Microlenders, Certified Development Corporations)
WHAT: Borrower-Lender Matchmaking Event
WHEN: Tuesday, April 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Radisson Hotel Valley Forge, Independence Ballroom, 1160 1st Ave., King of Prussia, PA
REGISTER AT: http://tinyurl.com/m9fpxmv
Pre-Registration for the Matchmaking Event is required at http://tinyurl.com/m9fpxmv. For additional information contact Kimberly Stout, SBA Lender Relations Specialist, at: (610) 382-3080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media can request an interview or photographs through Robert Goza at 610-382-3084 or email@example.com
This event is hosted by SCORE Montgomery County and the U.S. Small Business Administration.