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MECA To Host Panel on Funding for Creative Entrepreneurs



The Multi-Ethnic Chamber Alliance, comprised of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce, Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce will host a free panel discussion and Q&A featuring local minority creatives. They will discuss how they have funded their endeavors from the start-up phase and onward. Do they self-fund, raise capital for specific projects, apply for grants, all of the above?

Featured panelist include:

  • Jesus Patel, City of Austin
  • Andrew Lee, Ralph Smyth Entertainment
  • Winston Williams, 360 Productions
  • Dr. Russell Reed, composer

The event is free to attend, but an RSVP by June 29, 2015 is encourage.

University Of Texas At Austin J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Commons Learning Center, 10100 Burnet Rd Austin TX 78758. Tuesday, June 30, 2015. 9 – 10:30AM. 21+. FREE, RSVP required..

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Chase is the founder and Creative Director of, former host and Executive Producer of OutCast Austin, an award-winning LGBT weekly radio program on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin. In 2011, he was named the Critics Pick for 'Most Gaybiquitous' in the Austin Chronicle's Best of Austin. In 2012, CultureMap Austin named him one of Austin's Top LGBT bloggers and he received the AGLCC's Chamber Award for Social Media Diva.

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