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Growth Capital: Contracts, Grants & Private Equity

September 18, 2023

Our recently concluded event Growth Capital: Contracts, Grants & Private Equity was an eye-opener for entrepreneurs looking to take their businesses to the next level. With several informative sessions dedicated to addressing various avenues for business growth, attendees gained valuable insights and actionable strategies.

Our recently concluded event Growth Capital: Contracts, Grants & Private Equity was an eye-opener for entrepreneurs looking to take their businesses to the next level. With several informative sessions dedicated to addressing various avenues for business growth, attendees gained valuable insights and actionable strategies.

Mike Seper led a session on Venture Opportunities with the National Security Innovation Network, which shed light on the opportunities and challenges in the national security sector. Julia Campbell from the Missouri Technology Corporation shared valuable insights into their IDEA FUND program, highlighting how it supports early-stage businesses with funding and resources.

In addition, Mike Bynum’s session on Exploring Deep Tech & Government Contracts at Fedtech provided entrepreneurs with a deeper understanding of the intersection between technology and government contracts. Michael Scott led an engaging discussion on intellectual property, covering copyrights, trademarks, patents, and agreements essential for protecting business innovations.

Harry Arader spearheaded a session focused on securing SBIR/STTR grants, providing entrepreneurs with the knowledge and resources needed to tap into government funding opportunities. Steve Bynum’s presentation on growth lending and SBA 504 loans gave attendees insights into financing options available to fuel their business expansion plans.

We are pleased to announce our next event, Hispanic Heritage Night, in collaboration with Cortex Innovation Community. Stay tuned for an evening dedicated to celebrating Hispanic entrepreneurs, their contributions to the business community, and the diverse perspectives they bring to innovation. Join us and be inspired by success stories, networking opportunities, and the vibrant Hispanic culture.

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Christian Savage
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