Hill Tech Society - Funding Your Tech Idea

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Secure your spot now! Hill Tech Society 2023 is sponsoring a tech and innovation online business session with Denise Graham-Shealey from Key Bank, Jen Harris from the Neighborhood Community Development Fund and Kelauni Jasymn from Black Tech Ventures.

Topics will include how to fund your next big tech idea and more! Learn how to build personal and business credit, understand the pros and cons of different funding options, and walk through the process of securing funding from each of these organizations. You don't want to miss this.

Jen has over 30 years of experience working in the banking industry in various roles. She has served in this position since 2021. In this role, she is the key driver of operational, compliance and financial performance for The Neighborhood Fund. Jen also supervises the lending team and advises on talent recruitment, as well as organizational development. Additionally, she works with the leadership team to expand the community development reach throughout Allegheny County.

Denise Graham-Shealey is a Vice President, Branch Manager/Small Business expert for KeyBank. Denise's banking career spans more than 20 years, and she has been with KeyBank for 14 of those years. In the latter part of 2020, Denise initiated the "KeyHIVE" (Key Helps Invigorate Ventures & Entrepreneurship) concept, forming relationships with community centers-of-influence, to help business owners expand and accelerate their businesses. Currently, the KeyHIVE has over 170 Pittsburgh area business owners.

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