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Quarterly News Update | 4th Quarter 2021

Greetings! After a tough year and a half of COVD impact, ACE has emerged as a leader in responsive and innovative small business financing in Georgia. Our 20 years in business has served us well and we are pleased to be the resource of choice for those who are typically not financed by traditional lenders. Since making our first small business loan in 2000, ACE has reached the milestone of having deployed more than $114 million in loans to over 2,000 businesses that have created or retained more than 14,000 jobs for Georgians. We’ve come a long way! But the struggle is far from over.

Through our partner organizations and funders, we assist tiny start-ups and large, existing businesses – modest mom-and-pop enterprises as well as veteran, seasoned C.E.O.s – by making loans with generous repayment terms and affordable interest rates. For small companies in a vulnerable stage of growth, an ACE loan can mean the difference between success and failure, and for larger companies, our assistance can enhance competitiveness and sustainability.

We’re pleased to share a few other recent achievements below:

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Read on to learn more about ACE and our accomplishments, partners and upcoming events that reinforce our commitment to developing local women- and minority-owned businesses. To all our donors, investors, partners, and small businesses – thank you for your commitment, strength and perseverance that makes it possible for us to do what we are honored to do. #RippleEffect

Partner Highlights

Upcoming Events

SMALL BUSINESS ACCESS TO CAPITAL

Looking for funds for your business? Join us during our Small Business to Access Capital webinar and learn about ACE’s loan products and requirements, business plan tool, who is funding start-ups and all the resources ACE & the Women's Business Center offer to support small businesses.

November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

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ACE SERVICES & STEPS TO START A BUSINESS

Wondering how ACE can support you as an entrepreneur? You know your business idea, however, you don’t know the steps to begin your entrepreneurial journey. We are here to guide you with our webinar presented by the Women’s Business Center

December 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

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Coming Soon — ACE Giving Tuesday Campaign

See how you can get involved to help support small businesses in Georgia during #GivingTuesday, November 30th.

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The People who Make Up ACE

As a leader in community impact through innovative financing and business coaching for small businesses, we are able to do this so well because we are passionate about what we do. We also represent the diverse clients we serve, and we are committed to helping them continue to dream big and achieve their business and financial goals.

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Thank you to all of our partners and supporters!

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