Financabilities: Finding the Right Business Financing

The Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) and the Addison County Chamber of Commerce (ACCoC) are hosting a Business Finance Workshop on Friday February 8, 2019 from 9 am to 2 pm in the training room at the Middlebury Regional Emergency Medical Services (MREMS) facility at 55 Collins Avenue in Middlebury.

The schedule for this event is as follows:

  • 9:00-9:30 am:  Registration/Introduction
  • 9:30-10:30 am:  Panel of Finance Options featuring (so far):
Grover Usilton - National Bank of Middlebury
David Estes/Kathy Shirling - People's United Bank
Michael Corbett/Jamison Kimberly - VEDA (VT Economic Development Authority)
Janice St. Onge - Flexible Capital Fund
Raymond Lanza-Weil - VT Community Loan Fund (VCLF)
Fred Kenney - Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC)

  • 10:30-11:30 am:  Speaker - Cairn Cross, Fresh Tracks Capital: How to Stack Financing for a Successful Project
  • 11:30 am- 1:00 pm: Lunch/Case StudyHow I Successfully Financed Business Growth
  • 1:00-2:00 pmSpeed Dating  with Panelists & Other Finance Options including banks, credit unions, alternative finance institutions, equity and angel investors
This event is free for ACEDC & ACCoC members and $15 for others. Please register HERE and if non-members, please pay in advance to secure your spot as space is limited.
Thank you to the following sponsors so far:
  • Addison County Chamber of Commerce (ACCoC)
  • People's United Bank
  • Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF)
  • Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA)