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Venue Connect, in partnership with Ann Arbor SPARK, is pleased to bring you a presentation on business finance for entrepreneurs. Our panel of experts will approach the subject from three different angles, offering both broad and specific perspectives, tangible takeaways and next steps, and inspiration for all stages of the entrepreneurial journey.

Moses Lee
Moses is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Ann Arbor SPARK and Innovator in Residence at U-M’s Ross School of Business. He will share his entrepreneurial journey of launching and growing a startup and raising capital, as well as his experience running a small family business and growing it organically without outside capital. In addition to lessons learned along the way, he will also provide helpful strategies for writing a meaningful business plan.

Jose Figueroa
Jose is the Business Program Manager at Ann Arbor SPARK. He will discuss support services offered for small businesses including: coaching and mentorship, courses and seminars, networking and more.

Tanesia Greer
Tanesia is the Business Development Manager at Michigan Women Forward. She will discuss microloans and setting yourself up for success in funding your small business.

This event is free to attend. While registration is required, walk-ins are also welcome.

The Venue Connect series is hosted by Venue by 4M, a women-owned small business with a focus on fostering community through networking, events, sponsorships, housing, and hospitality.

Ann Arbor SPARK is a local non-profit that drives economic development, growth, and prosperity by supporting entrepreneurs and established businesses looking to expand in the southeast Michigan region.