Where Is The Money?

The Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center will host its first “Where is the Money?” event on Thursday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Business Innovation Center, 10201 South Padre Island Drive, Lobby to celebrate National Small Business Week. This event will offer opportunities for local small business and startups in the region to learn more about the resources they have available to them. The event will feature a panel of different traditional funding/financing and non-traditional sources that will pitch their programs to the audience, followed by a break and deep-dive questions for the panel. A facilitator will be on hand to help generate questions about financing needs of the participants.


Event Agenda:

11:00AM – 11:30AM: Registration and Lunch box
11:30AM – 11:35AM: Opening remarks
Dr. John Gamble, Dean of the College of Business
11:35AM – 12:45PM: Presentations
Representatives of different funding/financing organizations
12:45PM – 1:00PM: Break and networking
1:00PM – 2:00PM: Q&A Sessions
2:00PM: Adjourn

Get to know the panel:
Our panel represents a variety of traditional and non-traditional of debt financing and alternative sources. More details will be coming soon.

Debt Financing:

  1. U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  2. LiftFund
  3. People Fund
  4. Kleberg Bank
  5. Wells Fargo Bank
  6. First Community Bank
  7. American Bank
  8. Navy Army Credit Union
  9. Business & Community Lenders (BCL of Texas)

Alternative Sources:

  1. South Coast Angel Network (SCAN)
  2. MassVentures
  3. SunTx Capital Partners
  4. Nationwide Capital Funding
  5. Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation
  6. Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend
  7. Economic Development Administration

Questions about the event? Please contact Chau Hoang at 361-825-3519 or at chau.hoang@tamucc.edu