From $10,000 to $1,000,000 you’ve heard financing options are available.
But just what are they?

We know that finance people and lawyers make things sound complicated. We don’t do it on purpose. Really we don’t. There’s simply a lot of regulations around raising money for your business.
We’re here to decode the world of business capital.

Wish you had a single page document that clearly lays out different funding options?

Wish someone would tell you when those different funding options are most likely to succeed?

Wish you knew what you needed to learn and the resources to take action?

During Crack The Code: Find the Money you will:
  1. Discover at least ten different ways to finance something in your business
  2. Learn what you need to do before launching a crowdfunding campaign
  3. Learn the finance language you need to talk about your options with banks and investors
  4. Organize your thinking around business finance into options that can be compared against one another

Learn from professionals with over 50 years of combined experience tackling legal and money matters.

Julie Finch and Nicole Fende are a powerhouse duo who understand your business headaches, know exactly how to tackle them, and speak your language. They’ve worked with some of the largest companies in the world and are excited to share their knowledge with you.

Julie Finch, Attorney

Julie Finch has been a business attorney for over 30 years. She’s worked as inhouse counsel for Honeywell, as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Minnesota, been a partner in two large law firms, and a college and graduate school instructor. Julie is also the host of “Legal Bits for Business” podcast.

Nicole Fende, A.S.A.

Nicole Fende, aka The Numbers Whisperer®, is a credentialed actuary with experience as an investment banker who attained Chief Financial Officer status before age 30 with a major insurance carrier. Nicole is the author of “How to be a Finance Rock Star: The Small Business Owner’s Ticket to Multi-Platinum Profits” and “The Prosperity Dimension: A Small Biz Sci-Fi Adventure”. She is also a Book Yourself Solid certified coach. Nicole now works with businesses every day to help them sort out pricing, financial projections, and business valuation.

Hosted at the Grandstay Hotel & Conference, located in Apple Valley, MN.
Grandstay Hotel & Conference
7083 153rd St W
Apple Valley, MN 55124

We’ve got you covered.

We run on coffee, and recognize others need this fuel too.

Don’t like coffee? Not a problem. Tea, soda, and water will also be available.

Space is limited. Claim your spot today.

What are my parking options at the event?
The hotel has a parking lot which is free.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email your questions to

What’s the refund policy?
Your ticket is non-refundable, however, you may transfer it to another person.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You do not need to bring a printed ticket to the event.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?
You may transfer your ticket. There is an administrative fee of $50.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
No, the name of the person attending must match the registered name.

What do I do if I have any other questions?
Email your questions to

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