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Small Business Investors Alliance (SBIA) – 60 Years of Stellar Accomplishments

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The Small Business Investors Alliance (SBIA) was formed in 1958. My firm, Ironwood Capital, joined SBIA with the formation of our first fund in 2001. Our experience has been overwhelmingly positive and we were delighted to join the recent celebration, recognizing SBIA for 60 years of stellar accomplishments. SBIA defines itself as “the association of […]

A Discussion Regarding Sources of Private Capital – Capital Strategies Memphis

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As part of its ongoing Capital Strategies program, Ironwood Capital co-hosted a breakfast and panel discussion with SunTrust on October 30 in Memphis, Tennessee. Over 40 attendees learned about the forms and sources of private capital available to business owners and managers. Private capital can serve as a solution for many challenges faced by growing […]

We Love Niche Manufacturing

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“…if you want to make a bet on American industrial strength, find a company that makes weird stuff in small volumes.” This is a good definition of niche manufacturing, succinctly stated by William Baldwin, contributor to Forbes Magazine, in an article last year in Forbes. At Ironwood Capital, a middle market mezzanine and minority equity […]

Ironwood Capital Golf Outing 2018

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On September 27, Ironwood Capital hosted its annual golf outing.  Once again, we were fortunate to enjoy fantastic weather, squeezing in our outing between the deluge of the day before and the day after.  The brilliant weather reflected the bright spirits of our attendees – and the colorful swag shared with our guests.  So glad everyone […]

Reflections on My Bike Ride Across Iowa

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I just returned from yet another trip to Iowa to ride RAGBRAI, the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, billed as the largest, oldest and longest bike ride in the world. I’ve ridden it many times before and written about it in this forum. While it’s rigorous (Iowa’s not flat, its hills roll on […]

Private Capital Options Available to Middle Market Business Owners

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On July 17, Ironwood Capital and SunTrust co-hosted a Capital Strategies program in Orlando, Florida.  The program addressed the many private capital options available to middle market business owners. Panelists were Paul Witinski, director at Ironwood Capital; Robert Harding, partner at Gray, Robinson; Michael Poole, shareholder at PCE; Roger Wilson, director at SunTrust Bank; and James […]

Happy Hour in Cleveland

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Ironwood Capital, along with accounting firm Bober Markey Fedorovich and law firm Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, both located in Cleveland, hosted a reception for business partners on May 16 at Town Hall.  The venue was just right for the crowd of 40-plus to relax and network. Many thanks to all who attended the happy […]