Notes from 6/15/17 Economic Development Committee Meeting

June 15, 2017

In case you missed the Economic Development Committee Meeting on 4/20/17, details of the meeting are included below.

1) Lane Jost from Santander spoke to the group about their new Cultivate Small Business Program. Learn more in this press release. To obtain an application to the program, email

2) Deirdre Coyle updated the group on the C3 initiative Hackathon event coming up this fall. Save the date for November 8th. More background information about the concept can be found here.

3) The group discussed a new proposal for a report on Small Business Lending in Minority Neighborhoods.

Our next Economic Development Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, July 27th at 9:30 AM at Interise, 197 Portland Street, Boston.
Please contact Dana LeWinter, Executive Director, at if you have any questions or comments.