L.I. African American Chamber of Commerce hires TMI & Partners to help businesses

Many small businesses owned by African-Americans and companies in general face difficulties getting  loans, despite strong sales. They may face paperwork problems, insufficient accounts, lack of data, liens, unpaid debts or have owners with credit trouble. As a result, a good company may do badly when it comes to getting financing even from a willing lender. Now there’s a new source of help in overcoming these obstacles for minority-owned and other businesses seeking funding. 

The Long Island African-American Chamber of Commerce (LIAACC) has used a portion of a grant to help small business owners to hire TMI & Partners, led by Alvin Hartley, to provide free counseling and assistance to African-American owned and other businesses in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Brooklyn to obtain funding. Read more……

New York HBCU Football Classic

New York, New York – TMI & Partners, Ltd is proud to announce the partnership between the M.O.N.E.Y Group and the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce in support of the Toyota HBCUNY Football Classic 2022.

The inaugural HBCU New York Football Classic featuring Morehouse College and Howard University on September 17, 2022, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey live at 3 p.m. ET.

The first edition of the HBCU New York Football Classic renews the historic rivalry between two premier institutions rich in heritage and tradition, both on and off the field. Howard and Morehouse have faced each other on the football field 37 times dating back to 1923, with Howard holding the all-time series advantage, 25-10-2. The teams last met in 2015 as Howard claimed a 25-17 victory at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Celebrating the tradition and pageantry of the HBCU gameday experience, the game’s halftime show will feature spectacular drum line performances and the battle of the bands between Morehouse’s “House of Funk” and Howard’s “Showtime” marching bands. The halftime will Drum Line Spectacular and Battle of the Bands Between Morehouse and Howard Marching Bands.

Left to Right: Andrew Baker of The M.O.N.E.Y Group, Wilma Tootle, National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter, Inc., Phil Andrews, President of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc./Founding President of the 100 Black men of Eastern New York, Inc. and Alvin Hartley, President & Senior Manager TMI

Alvin Hartley, Director of Diversity for Capstone: The factoring industry has undergone radical changes, and a growing number of concerns exist which overshadow the outlook for the factoring market in the second half of 2022 and 2023. Despite these concerns, there are opportunities that factoring brokers and independent sales offices (ISOs) can capitalize on to grow their business pipeline and meet their client’s working capital needs.  Read More………

New Loan Protects Investors, Eases Funding How to succeed in growing your business, while reducing risk NEW YORK CITY – You’re ready to start or grow a business. You have your ducks in order and your business or business plan is in good shape; now you need to line up the money to launch or expand. Obtaining a bank loan requires collateral, credit checks, engagement/due diligence fees and success across a financial checklist. Investors may be interested, but worried about risk. The goals are simple: reduce risk and increase funds. Read More……….

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