SEED Receives $3.8 Million in New Capital for Small Business Loans Makes 69 Loans Totaling $17 million in FY 16

South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation announced today that it has received new grants  and interest free loans totaling $3.8 million to make additional small business loans in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  SEED also reported that in fiscal year 2016, which ended September 30, it had made 69 small business loans totaling $17 million and… Continue Reading

SEED Will Hold Small Business Workshops in Providence

The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation and Rockland Trust Community Development Corporation will hold two basic business workshops in Providence aimed at assisting potential and existing entrepreneurs. The free workshops are being held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration, RI District (RI SBA), Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, Center for Women & Enterprise… Continue Reading

SEED Named 2016 SBA Micro Lender of the Year in Rhode Island

  SEED Corporation was named Micro Lender of the Year at the 2016 Rhode Island SBA Lender Awards & Emerging Leaders Graduation last week. SEED provides micro loans from $1,000 to $50,000 at 6% fixed for 6 years with no prepayment penalty for start-up and existing business in Rhode Island. Please contact Angela Laperriere with your micro loan questions… Continue Reading

SEED Will Hold Free “Access to Capital” Panel in Somerset

Access to Capital Panel Monday, October 17 – Somerset, MA Location: Somerset Public Library 1464 County Street Registration & Networking: 5:00 pm Opening Remarks: 5:30 pm Panel: 5:45 – 7:00 pm Refreshments: 7:00 – 8:00 pm SEED and BankFive, in cooperation with the Town of Somerset, will hold a free panel discussion focusing on how to obtain financing and find the… Continue Reading

SEED Will Hold Small Business Workshops in Hyannis

The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation and workshop sponsor TD Bank will hold two basic business workshops in Hyannis aimed at assisting potential and existing entrepreneurs. The free workshops are being held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), MA Small Business Development Center (MSBDC), Hyannis Area Chamber of Commerce, Community Development… Continue Reading

SEED Will Hold Small Business Workshops in Raynham

The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation and workshop sponsor Bridgewater Savings Bank will hold two basic business workshops in Raynham aimed at assisting potential and existing entrepreneurs. The free workshops are being held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration, MA Small Business Development Center (MSBDC), Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce, Veterans Business… Continue Reading

SEED Will Partner with the Town of Franklin to Help Businesses Start-Up and Grow

South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation and the Town of Franklin are rolling out the Franklin Business Loan Program during the Small Business Administration’s workshop, “SBA Advantage, Connections that Work” on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Dean College, 99 Main Street, Golder Room (in the Campus Center), Franklin, MA 02038. At… Continue Reading

SEED Will Hold Small Business Workshops on Nantucket

The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation and workshop sponsor Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank will hold two basic business workshops on Nantucket aimed at assisting potential and existing entrepreneurs. The free workshops are being held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration, MA Small Business Development Center (MSBDC), Nantucket Planning & Economic… Continue Reading

SEED Makes Small Loans to Four Rhode Island Businesses

The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation has recently closed on four small business loans totaling $196,525 to Home Healthsmith, LLC in Portsmouth, The Magic Studio in Newport, Snapology in North Providence, and Fitness Fusion, LLC in Bristol. The loans enabled the businesses to start-up, expand, and create 12 new jobs. SEED provided Home Healthsmith… Continue Reading

SEED Makes Loans to Two Businesses in Lakeville & Middleboro

The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation has recently closed two small business loans to Pet Recess, Inc. in Lakeville and The Beehive in Middleboro totaling $252,000. The loans will allow the businesses to expand and create seven new jobs. SEED provided Pet Recess with a $193,000 loan under the SBA 504 Program for the… Continue Reading

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