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Loudoun Startup Shares Funding Strategy

Most small business have to piece together their fundning. Uncoming Vino e Amici is no different, having used personal savings, friends, family, traditional bank loans, and even crowdfunding. These different pieces are helping them bring their dream of a wine store and tasting room to life. 

Loudoun Economic Development's Vanessa Jozwiak interviewed Jason Meringolo, a renowned sommelier and founder of Vino e Amici, to learn about his experience with crowdfunding.  

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Non-Profit Academy | Grant Writing & Grant Research
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Vanessa Jozwiak is Loudoun Economic Development's small business and entrepreneurism manager. She can help you find resources to start or grow your business. That means introducing you to people who can help you write a business plan, find office space, analyze funding sources, navigate the permit process, or anything else outlined in our small business quick-start checklist. Contact Vanessa at 703-777-0585 or by email.