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Accessing Start-up Capital for your Worker Cooperative

Conference Room 104
Tuesday, Nov 14, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Access to start-up capital is a hurdle for all prospective entrepreneurs that presents unique challenges and opportunities for worker-owned and operated businesses. Join us to learn about how community-based crowdfunding and equitable loan processes can help you fund your worker cooperative. There will be a presentation and Q&A with representatives from

Kiva Madison (community-based crowdfunding organization, that provides 0% interest capital to local small businesses.)

Shared Capital Cooperative (a loan and investment fund focused on building grassroots community wealth)

Madison Cooperative Development Coalition (a City of Madison’s initiative to address income inequality and racial disparities by creating worker cooperative that provide a living-wage and sustainable jobs .)