HXTV| Fighting through the Pain: Financing Strategies for Small Businesses Post Covid


Over the past couple months, the Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath have fundamentally altered future economic outlook for small businesses. Every business has been forced to adjust their operations and strategy going forward, especially with respect to their financing strategies and cashflow management. NextSeed has been deeply involved with small businesses trying to secure and manage sufficient capital effectively during this unprecedented period, whether by seeking government support or traditional sources of capital. The NextSeed team will share their feedback on general market feedback to this crisis, and how the private capital markets may be an effective alternative source of capital for businesses to consider.


Youngro Lee, CEO-Nextseed

JP Yorro, Managing Director-Nextseed

Clay Fain, Director of Marketing-Nextseed

Guest Speaker | Jessica Hughes, Founder and President of Citizen Pilates


Youngro Lee is cofounder/CEO of NextSeed. Prior to starting NextSeed in 2014, practiced for eight years as corporate lawyer at top international law firms specializing in private fund formation and investments in the US, Europe and Asia. Passionate about community development and building awesome places.

JP Yorro is Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at NextSeed. Most recently co-founded Airspace Experience Technologies and served as Chief Commercial Officer. Previous experience includes management consulting, investment banking and private equity, and also served for seven years overseas as a U.S. intelligence officer.

Clay Fain is Director of Marketing at NextSeed. Career product marketer specializing in digital marketing and media production. Passion for building communities and teams. Previously served in a senior marketing role at LearnVest through their growth and acquisition, and also ten years growing content production and music distribution companies out of Austin and Brooklyn.

Jess Hughes is a native Houstonian and the owner and founder of Citizen Pilates. Her career as an analyst for two Houston-based oil companies helped shaped her keen sense of detail to economic sensitivities, project management and executive administration. Despite her admiration for corporate culture, Jess is a successful entrepreneur with recognized strengths in small business start-ups and proactive marketing initiatives.

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Apr 30 2020


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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