Access to Capital at the Viking Chamber of Commerce
Access to Capital is critical to small and mid-sized business as they grow into large businesses. The Viking Chamber is committed to providing the best resources to businesses when they need capital. As a Nordic Chamber we tend to look to the latest and greatest capital and financing options available including all forms of business capital funding.
Some of the “Access to Capital” options we teach our chamber members about include all of the time tested traditional approaches to finance and grant options for businesses. I addition to the traditional approach to accessing capital we understand and embrace newer concepts like crowd funding, angel investors, VC’s and series A-B funding. We will be partnering with the SBA and local SBDC’s and provide details to interested members.
We are currently developing partnerships with top rated financial firms Angels and VC’s to provide access to capital to our members at the best available rates in these areas:
Liquid Capital from Form Factoring – Get paid on your accounts receivable in advance of their payment maturity at discounted interest rates for members.
Small Business Administration Loans – We can help you understand your options in our Small Business Workshops and assist with the paperwork through your local SBA office.
Loans and Lines of Credit – Partnering with your local bank branch is better when you know them personally from the Viking Chamber. We are partnering with the best local community and national banks who will support chamber businesses.
Angel Investor and Venture Capital – The Viking Chamber is uniquely positioned to assist small start-up companies by introducing them to Angel Investors and VS through our Start-Up Matchmaking Forums where we bring the Nordic world in to see your inventions and business concepts and you get to pitch them to secure funding for your projects.
Crowd Funding – We teach you all the best practices from experienced crowdfunding mentors teaching you pearls and pitfalls for success to your crowdfunding project including writing great copy, fact preparation and more.