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Home Events - Connecticut Main Street Center CMSC Webinar – Secrets to Success: CT Small Business Boost Fund

CMSC Webinar – Secrets to Success: CT Small Business Boost Fund

In this webinar, we’re taking a deeper dive into the program, with new information and details details like:

  • What happens AFTER the pre-application, including what documents & paperwork are needed
  • How to be sure businesses get matched with the best lender for them
  • How to address slow response times
  • Explaining a new rule that gives business who are behind on their taxes a way to apply
  • How to match Small Business Boost funds with other funds, such as façade programs.
  • Success stories from CT businesses

Who should attend?
This webinar is a more detailed follow up to our recent Funding Your Main Street webinar and is geared towards:

  • Downtown managers
  • Economic Development officials
  • Town Planners
  • Mayors & Selectmen
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Nonprofit professionals working with Small Main Street businesses
  • Cultural District managers/DRSOs
  • Retail space landlords & property owners

About the CT Small Business Boost Program

The Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund is a new resource for Connecticut’s small businesses supported by the CT Department of Economic and Community Development.

With loans ranging from $5,000 – $500,000, no origination fees, a low interest rate, and a focus on underserved business owners, the CT Small Business Boost Fund is a flexible program with quick turnaround that can help many Main Street businesses get the capital they need.

About the Speaker:

Marlon Samuels, VP Business Development, Pursuit

Marlon has spent more than 15 years building relationships with the small business community in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. As Vice President of Business Development at Pursuit, Marlon focuses on building connections with various community groups as well as bank partners to expand Pursuit’s reach throughout the business community. Marlon believes that small businesses are the backbone of the American economy. This belief fuels his drive and focus to work closely with the individual business owner, knowing that their success will ultimately extend to the broader community in the form of new employment opportunities, economic development, and positive change.


Dec 20 2022


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Zoom Meeting

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