POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT - VICE PRESIDENT STRATEGIC ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS

The Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) is the voice of innovation in microbusiness and microfinance in the United States. For 25 years, AEO and its more than 450 member/partner organizations have helped millions of entrepreneurs contribute to economic growth while supporting themselves, their families and their communities. AEO members and partners include a broad range of organizations that provide capital and services to assist underserved entrepreneurs in starting, stabilizing and expanding their businesses. Together, we are working to change the way that capital and services flow to low-wealth …

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT - TILT FORWARD NETWORK DIRECTOR

AEO seeks a Director for its TILT Forward Network. The TILT Forward Network represents a subset of AEO members that are committed to innovation and seek access to capital, product and marketing solutions to solve for the capital gap to Main Street. The Director is part of the core team responsible for the launch and growth of the next phase of AEO’s TILT Forward Initiative. The Network Director will ensure successful implementation of TILT Forward solutions and satisfaction among TILT Forward Network participants. The TILT Forward Network Director reports …

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Reimagining a Technological Solution to Payment Processing

Small businesses are arguably one of the most valuable assets of any community. Whether it's the family owned coffee shop, the accountant in the brick office building down the street, or the chic independent boutique selling shoes via an online payment gateway, small-business owners add vitality and personality to their neighborhoods. Unfortunately, many small brick-and-mortar and e-commerce businesses operate on slim margins. One expense that is often overlooked and misunderstood is the price of credit card processing. The cost to accept credit cards can make up 2-5% of …

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