SBA Connecticut District Office and CT Small Business Development Center Announce First Capital Matchmaker event in Connecticut

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Connecticut District Office and CT Small Business Development Center are hosting the first Connecticut Capital Matchmaker Event, Wednesday November 1st at the Southern Connecticut State University School of Business, New Haven, CT.

The Capital Matchmaker event is a unique opportunity for small business owners to engage directly with SBA lenders, fostering relationships and acquiring valuable insights into the loan programs available to support their growth and success.
Event Highlights:
  • Scheduled Meetings: Registered attendees can schedule one-on-one meetings with loan officers from multiple financial institutions to explore a variety of lending programs.
  • Resource Expo: Explore a variety of business resource booths where you can connect with SBA lenders and SBA Resource Partners who offer free and confidential support to enhance your business operations, from mentorship and counseling to specialized programs.
  • Workshops: The event will feature workshops on ‘Writing Winning Business Plans’ and ‘Know Your Numbers’.
“Starting and growing a business involves planning and making key financial decisions, including gaining access to credit. The SBA is here to help every step of the way and providing events like this is one of the ways we can assist small businesses. I encourage entrepreneurs to attend this capital matchmaking event and take your business to the next level,” said Connecticut District Director Catherine Marx.
“CTSBDC and its partners SCORE and the Women’s Business Development Council are excited to be part of this unique event and to assist business owners as they seek capital to support their dreams. We appreciate the commitment of our state’s lenders and their support for this event”, said Joe Ercolano, State Director, CTSBDC.
To register for the Capital Matchmaker event visit or
To obtain additional information contact Sheri Cote at or 202-445-6709.