Small business loans from $500-$25,000: Food and beverage small business owners can get the capital needed to expand or start a business, purchase inventory or equipment, market a business, pay licensing fees, and more! Learn more here : http://btad.samueladams.com/HowItWorks/Appy.aspx
Financial and business education seminars: Through free seminars, Accion and The Boston Beer Company give top-line guidance, answer questions and help solve small business challenges.
Speed coaching events: Small business owners can meet with The Boston Beer Company's employees to gain customized business advice on a range of topics: marketing, distribution, accounting, and more.
Since starting Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream 2008, we have distributed more than $2 million dollars in capital to more than 230 small food and beverage businesses enabling them to create or save more than 1,400 local jobs. We have coached more than 3,000 small business owners at our signature speed coaching events. In 2012, we expanded the program nationwide and made an additional philanthropic investment of $1 million to support small business owners through coaching events in more cities, micro-loans and a new online community. Look to our events page to see when we will be in your community!
Brewing the American Dream’s program partner, Accion, is the leading national microfinance network in the United States. With over 20 years of experience lending to small businesses, food and beverage entrepreneurs find a partner they can trust in Accion. When you apply for a Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream loan, you’ll find loan consultants who understand your business, a personal lending process that looks at more than just credit, and people willing to go the extra mile to help you succeed.