This session offers a brief overview of all the programs and resources the Economic Community Development Institute (ECDI) offers. The information session will explain :

  • Who we are and our mission
  • Loans we offer, who is eligible and the process involved
  • Training opportunities
  • Women’s Business Centers of Ohio
  • Innovative ECDI programs: Capital for Construction, Food Fort and the Social Enterprise Hub

This session is required for all prospective ECDI clients.

Since 2004, ECDI has assisted Ohio’s entrepreneurs through their one-stop-shop business services model, suited to meet the needs of all entrepreneurs, regardless of what business stage they’re in. From providing capital to entrepreneurs looking to expand their businesses, to providing focused, business-specific educational opportunities to enhance entrepreneurial skill sets, ECDI works with their clients to meet their specific needs. Whether you merely have a business idea or are opening up your fifth location, ECDI’s “never say no” approach has allowed more than 15,000 entrepreneurs to take advantage of the services we provide.

October
11
Oct 11, 2022 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST

1st & Tech: Startup Networking Mixer

Presented by: JumpStart
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October
13
Oct 13, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Ask the Legal Expert: Laws about Trade Secrets

Presented by: Braintree
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October
19
Oct 19, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Marketing “Must-Do’s”

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
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October
26
Oct 26, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

Stepping Up In The Glass City: Small Business Pitch Finale

Presented by: JumpStart
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October
27
Oct 27, 2022 8:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

Promise Partners Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Symposium

Presented by: Promise Partners
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October
27
Oct 27 - 28, 2022 EST

FutureLAND

Presented by: FutureLAND
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October
28
Oct 28, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Founders Unfiltered IRL @ FutureLAND: A Conversation with Jeff Ponders II

Presented by: JumpStart and FutureLAND
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October
28
Oct 28, 2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Pitch Cypher: Finale at FutureLAND

Presented by: JumpStart
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November
10
Nov 10, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Website 101

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
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November
10
Nov 10, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am EST

Innovation Fund Info Session

Presented by: Innovation Fund
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November
17
Nov 17, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Caffeinated Ideas

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
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February
07
Feb 7 - 8, 2023 EST

3 Rivers Venture Fair

Presented by: 3 Rivers Venture Fair
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