On The Show:

  • CAPBuilder Min – Marc Parham discusses topics related to starting and growing your business.
  • CAPBuilder Interview – Nakia Melecio international business development professional will discuss getting your business ready for life after COVID-19

    Nakia Melecio is a serial entrepreneur, developer, and an executive with over 20 years of experience in founding, operating, and growing successful companies. He has successfully started and grown businesses both nationally, as well as internationally; in countries like Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Africa.

    Nakia’s current passion is inspiring and helping entrepreneurs and startups out of universities. His objective is to identify great entrepreneurs with love for taking a risk, aligning strategy, and executing on their ideas. Nakia is an active member and mentor of the technology community and a frequent contributor to numerous business organizations like SCORE Association, a resource partner to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). He currently mentors for the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps) and the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). He has been intimately involved with many new emerging growth technologies, companies with the government, and corporate innovation.

    He shares in the thought leadership community through speaking at conferences, publishing works and engaging the community as a business advisor, business mentor, high-tech mentor, and startup coach. Mr. Melecio has a master’s degree in Education, Teaching, and Learning, and Educational Technology, bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science and he also has a Doctor of Psychology, Educational Psychology, Educational Leadership.

SBA Disaster Relief Lending Programs

On The Show:

  • CAPBuilder Min – Marc Parham discusses topics related to starting and growing your business.
  • CAPBuilder Interview – Lonnie Saboor from Invest Atlanta will discuss the SBA Small Business Relief Fund
  • CAPBuilder Interview– Nancy Flake Johnson, President/CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta discusses how the Urban League has continued its mission to support the community and small business during the Covid19 crisis.

Understanding Disaster Relief for Small Businesses

Open discussion on the disaster relief programs, who should, how to apply, and other things to do to protect your business.

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