The most important asset to any business is its Brand; It’s the foundation for any marketing and sales strategy to be successful and it’s how you set yourself apart from the competition. Naturally, this leads to the following questions: What is a Brand? How Do I Develop a … Read More

This session will cover preparing and applying for forgiveness of your Paycheck Protection Program loan. We’ll also briefly review all the resources and support the Economic Community Development Institute (ECDI) offers small business owners. The information session will explain: Preview upcoming changes to the forgiveness request process Eligible … Read More

Partnered with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Akron Urban League, and Western Reserve Community Fund, learn about the funding and capital resources available to construction companies.

Join us for our Economic Outlook where we, along with Blue & Co, Heritage Bank, and Horan, reveal the results of an exclusive local research survey focused on business leaders’ perceptions and expectations for doing business in 2022. What is the level of confidence in the local economy … Read More

Transform your credit from a liability to your secret weapon to get funding for your business. Credit is an essential building block for asset building. Without a solid credit score and credit history, it is difficult for individuals to qualify for loans necessary to start a business. This … Read More