Mayor Ras J. Baraka, iFundWomen, and the Newark CEDC are launching a crowdfunding platform for women-led startups and small businesses in the City of Newark.

Join us on Tuesday, August 15th for our press announcement at Newark City Hall. 

 

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MAYOR BARAKA, IFUNDWOMEN FOUNDER AND CEO KAREN CAHN, AND NEWARK CEDC
TO LAUNCH CITY'S FIRST CROWDFUNDING PLATFORM FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS
ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, AT 11 A.M., IN CITY HALL PRESS ROOM
iFund Women Newark will enable female entrepreneurs to fund their startups and small businesses;
Deadline to enter is September 21, 2017, platform will launch this fall


Newark, NJ -- August 14, 2017 - Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Aisha Glover, and iFundWomen Founder and CEO Karen Cahn will launch iFundWomen Newark, the first crowdfunding platform for female entrepreneurs, at a press conference tomorrowTuesday, August 15, at 11 a.m., in the City Hall Press Room. City Hall is located at 920 Broad Street.

The initiative is a pioneering, crowdfunding hub that is designed to help female entrepreneurs in Newark and its immediate region to fund their startups and small businesses. The deadline for entries is Thursday, September 21, 2017, and the platform will officially launch in the Fall 2017. The iFundWomen team will vet all applicants, and those selected will be featured in the inaugural cohort. This cohort will have access to one-on-one expert business and crowdfunding coaching and video production services to help them tell their stories and reach their goals.

iFundWomen Newark will be a one-stop resource for those who want to support the launch and growth of female-led businesses through financial contributions of any amount. Backers can discover businesses, choose unique rewards for their support, and track the financial progress of all campaigns featured.


Who:  

Mayor Ras J. Baraka
Newark Community Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Aisha Glover
iFundWomen Founder and CEO Karen Cahn

What: Will launch iFundWomen Newark, the first crowdfunding platform for female entrepreneurs, at a press conference.

When:             Tuesday, August 15, 11 a.m.

Where:           City Hall Press Room, 920 Broad Street, Newark

For more information, contact the Press Information Office - (973) 733-8004.
E-mail: Pressoffice@ci.newark.nj.us<mailto:Pressoffice@ci.newark.nj.us>

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15-08-2017 11:00:00 15-08-2017 12:00:00 America/New_York iFund Women Press Conference Mayor Ras J. Baraka, iFundWomen, and the Newark CEDC are launching a crowdfunding platform for women-led startups and small businesses in the City of Newark. Join us on Tuesday, August...: http://www.newarkcedc.org/ifund_women_press_conference Newark City Hall, Press Room - Ambreen Hernandez ahernandez@newarkcedc.org
When:
August 15, 2017 at 11am - 12pm
Where:
Newark City Hall, Press Room
Contact:
Ambreen Hernandez

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