Episode 7

Access to Capital - Lending Where it Counts


June 9th, 2022

29 mins 55 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Access to capital is one of the biggest challenges to growing diverse and representative franchise ownership. In fact, it is one of the most common issues or barriers to entry raised among potential franchisees from communities of color. But accessing capital doesn't have to be that hard if you know where to look.

Join IFA Foundation Executive Director Rikki Amos, Senior Vice President of External Affairs at the Opportunity Finance Network Dafina Williams, and Principal of Liquid Capital of Greater Philadelphia Jack Wilson for a conversation on Community Development Financial Institutions and what you need to know to become a local business owner.

Want more? Listen to this May 2022 webinar for a deep dive on Community Development Financial Institutions and how to access capital for your entrepreneurial dream.