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“Relationships With Money” Financial Literacy Program + Pitch Competition | Powered by: Frost Bank

“Relationships With Money” is an eight-week program created to empower minority individuals, entrepreneurs, small businesses, and communities to have the knowledge and tools to make sound decisions regarding their short, and long-term financial goals and enabling more to fully participate in the economy.

Participants can expect to be equipped with the resources, foundational tools, and best practices to learn about financial literacy from experienced business leaders, and peer to peer focus groups, individuals will create a financial plan to help advance forward and thrive.

This program will be comprised of in-person panels coupled with an audio and visual podcast to demonstrate real life financial experiences from relatable and successful minority executives and business owners, as well as digital guides for participants to study and take actionable steps towards creating a financial plan.

Deadline to submit application to be eligible to pitch is Friday September 16, 2022.


9/21: The Blueprint: Creating a Financial Plan For Your Business | The Dec (in person)
9/28: Business Taxes & Structuring Your Business
10/5: Dead Presidents: Building a Profitable Stock Portfolio
10/12: Wealth Management + Retirement Plans for Entrepreneurs | The Dec (in person)
10/19: Securing a Business Loan + How To Buy a Franchise | Connected Coworking (in person)
10/26: How To Buy A Car & Assets In Your Business Name | Podcast
11/2: The Blueprint to Building Business Credit | Podcast
11/9: Leaving a Financial Legacy Through Real Estate + Becoming a Homeowner as an Entrepreneur| Connected Coworking (in person)

9/21 | Week 1: The Blueprint To Creating a Financial Plan For Your Business

To kick-off our “Relationships With Money” program our first panel will cover “The Blueprint To Creating A Financial Plan For Your Business” presented by Frost Bank & COSIGN Magazine.

This panel will cover understanding your business finances, ways to raise money to launch your business, building business credit, resources to help business financing, and legacy planning for your business, plus more.

Moderator: Christiana Yebra (CMO nVenue)

Panelist: Benjamin Vann (Impact Ventures)

Panelist: Alexis Puente (The DEC)

Panelist: Christopher Butler (Senior VP, Corporate Banking | Frost Bank)

The “COSIGN My Business” Pitch Competition powered by Frost Bank & Impact Ventures will take place on Saturday November 19, 2022. Participants must attend and engage in 75% of the program in order to be eligible to pitch at the competition to win capital towards their business.




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