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Business Workshop Series

Part 2- Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Cash Flow
Workshop Recap

In the second workshop of the series, Broadway business owners heard from KivaBoston Private, and Acción about crowdfunding, micro loans, and bank loans available to small businesses. Our colleagues gave an informative overview of cash flow, credit, and how to gain access to capital in order to grow your business.


Businesses Present: Shaddai Boutique, Los Paisanos, Tikal Uniform, Rapid Retial Systems, and Ola Café.  


Jos­e Luis Rojas of Boston Private discussed the landscape of access to capital, giving an overview of loan providers and loan products for different needs. Andrea Ierace from Acción presented the basic principles of cash flow and credit. Lastly, Adam Grenier of Kiva introduced the possibilities of crowdfunding through Kiva's online network of global lenders. 

If you are interested or have any questions please email-

Jose Luis Rojas at

Andrea Ierace at

Adam Grenier at

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Stay tuned for information regarding our next workshop in July: 

Wealth Management with Edward Jones Investments and Fidelity Investments

Part 1- Thursday, April 27th, 2017
Workshop Recap
In the first workshop of the series, Priya Lane, the Director of the Economic Justice Project at The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice presented their free legal services to East Somerville business owners. 
Businesses present: Marcelino Alarcon from Taqueria Montecristo, Nilson Andrew from Rei da Picanha, Luis Serrano from Super Dollar Plus, Marleni Argueta from Maya Sol, Gus DaCunha from Olá Café, Fritz Richard from Blessing Caribbean Restaurant, Lorenzo Reyes from Rincón Mexicano, Jose Luis Vazquez from Tikal Uniform, entrepreneur Nelson Rodriguez and two Union Square businesses: entrepreneur Ian Rubijoro-Bard and Jeison Peña from Citizens Bank. 
If you are interested in signing up for their free Workshops and Clinics this spring, please contact Priya Lane at for more information!
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    • WHEN: June 22nd- August 10th, every Thursday from 6pm-8pm
    • WHERE: 61 Batterymarch St. 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110
  • E-Commerce Workshop for Small Businesses
    • WHENMay 17th from 6pm-8pm​​
    • WHERE: 61 Batterymarch St., Boston, MA 02110
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    • WHEN: May 11th, 18th, and 25th from 6pm-8pm​
    • WHERE: 100 Federal St., Boston, MA 02115
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    • WHEN:​ Starts June 6th, Tuesdays from 6-8pm
    • WHERE: 1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury, MA 02120
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    • WHEN: May 16th from 6-8pm​
    • WHERE: 100 High Street 3rd Floor, Boston, MA
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    • WHEN: July ​13th from 1-6pm
    • WHERE: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street in Boston 
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