Celebrate Financial Literacy Month with ACE!
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April is Financial Literacy Month!
ACE offers tips and workshops to enhance your financial literacy in April and every month.


Multi-Lingual Speed Coaching Coming to Gwinnett in May

Don’t miss this exciting Multi-Lingual Speed Coaching event on May 2nd co-hosted by  the Gwinnett Chamber and ACE Women’s Business Center. English, Spanish and Korean speaking coaches will be available and topics cover all aspects of business operations. Save the date and get your tickets NOW! 

Pitch Your Business for a Chance to Win Up to $10K

The University of North Georgia Center for Entrepreneurship and MDD Holdings, Inc. present the 2017 StartItUp Challenge, allowing you to pitch your new business venture and win up to $10,000 in prize money as well as access to funding sources, mentoring. Applications are due by May 15, and cash prizes will be granted to the winners of the Championship Challenge Round.

Valuable Training for Construction-Oriented Firms Offered This Summer!

Hosted by the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, the renowned Turner School of Construction Management will offer an eight-week summer program designed to prepare small, minority- and women-owned contractor businesses for contract procurement opportunities. The Turner School program was specifically designed to enhance the technical, administrative, and managerial skills of these businesses and to train business owners to make a profit and build a reputation for efficiently managing construction projects. 
We're ramping up our social media outreach and want to stay in touch with you! Please take a moment to connect with ACE on your favorite social platform.

Top 7 Bookkeeping Tips for 
Small Business Owners
Keeping accurate financial records is what allows business owners to stay on top of company profits and losses. Many businesses have failed because the owner was unaware of how money was being spent, what revenue was coming in, and which bills had to be paid. Check out these bookkeeping tips, such as staying organized, automating, and outsourcing. 

Applications Open for BIG Incubator Program for New Tech Companies

DigitalUndivided has announced that applications for the second Cohort of the BIG Incubator program are open. Based on the BIG Innovation Center in Atlanta, the Incubator program for tech-enabled companies led by black and Latina women provides a structured Lean Startup to high-potential founders as well as access to 100+ mentors. The deadline to apply for this highly competitive 26-week program is April 30.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

With Mother's Day coming up Sunday, May 14, we've put together some terrific gift ideas to help you get started early and be prepared to amaze your mom with something as special and unique as she is. We love our ACE clients and the quality products they offer. We think your mom will too!

Client Spotlight: Atlanta Bookkeeping Solutions

The ACE 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year, Tennille Carter started her business while working part time as she began building a client base. With capital and business counseling from ACE, she developed a marketing strategy to lure bigger, more diverse clients and hired two staff members. Today, her company Atlanta Bookkeeping Solutions is in its 10th year of growth and has over 90 clients!
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ACE is a US Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) which provides loans and business consulting services to help its borrowers create and grow stable, sustainable businesses. Since 2000, ACE has made more than $39 million in loans to more than 725 small businesses, helping create or retain approximately 6,200 jobs for Georgians.

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