Small Business Finance: A Panel Conversation


Thursday, March 7, 2019, 9:30am to 12:00pm


Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

Did you know that 50% of small business fail in the first year because of lack of financial funding? Don’t be one of them, join us at the Harvard Ed Portal on Thursday, March 7th for a Small Business Finance Panel.

Discover financial resources and loan programs that are available through the United States Small Business Administration’s network of lenders. Come no matter which stage your business is at; you will learn about several nontraditional funding resources. Topics will include:

  • Starting or expanding your business
  • Disaster recovery
  • Real estate & equipment loans
  • Startup funding
  • Low credit score

Lenders Represented:

  • Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation
  • Eastern Bank
  • Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA)
  • Boston Impact Initiative Fund 


Guest Speaker: Linda Samuels, MBA, MSc. Educator and Author. CEO of Premier Capital-By-The-Sea LLC. - “We work with private investors with deep pockets who capitalize businesses by offering asset-based loans and accounts receivable financing.”

Breakfast will be provided by the Harvard Ed Portal from 9:30AM - 10:00AM. Panel will start promptly at 10:00 AM

This panel discussion is co-sponsored by the Small Business Administration and the Harvard Ed Portal.