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How to Leverage Your

Business Bank





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March 16, 2021 • 2pm EST

Why you should take this workshop

Your relationship with your bank can be a complete pain in the butt or an asset to your business. When you're a startup, finding a bank with financial products built specifically for you can really help grow and scale your business. Grasshopper is a digital bank serving founders, their companies, and the investors supporting them across the innovation economy. They offer products made specifically for Founders like Business checking and savings accounts, loans and credit cards, money market accounts, and more! In this workshop, learn how to use the power of your business bank to help you grow your startup. You will learn what a business bank is, what your business bank can offer, and how to utilize your bank's products and resources to your advantage.


  • 45 minutes of expert instruction from Director, Early Stage & VC/PE, Lauren McCollom; 15 minutes of open Q&A
  • Access to the live replay in the IFundWomen Workshop Library

*Must have an IFundWomen Coaching Plan in order to access the library.

You will learn: 

  • What a business bank is
  • What your business bank can offer
  • What resources Grasshopper Bank has to offer startups
  • When to apply for loans, credit, and other business bank products

Course lessons


What is a Business Bank?

Learn what a "business bank" is and how it differs from other types of banks. Learn how to identify your needs and which types of companies may serve them best.

What can your business bank offer?

From products to services to events, learn how a Business bank like Grasshopper can be helpful as you grow your business.

Loans, credit, and other business bank products

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of specific bank products like checking accounts, savings accounts, loans, and credit cards and what you need to qualify for approval.

Grasshopper resources for startups

Learn how Grasshopper Bank can help you launch and grow your startup. 

About the coach

Lauren McCollom Director, Early Stage & VC/PE at Grasshopper Bank.

Lauren is an early-stage technology banker at Grasshopper, known as somewhat of a 'startup concierge.' She enjoys rolling up her sleeves, leveraging her 15+ years of commercial banking experience to help entrepreneurs and investors solve complex problems and ultimately build or invest in great companies.

Before joining Grasshopper, she worked as a Client Manager at Square 1 Bank, where she worked with venture-backed startups, after spending nearly 12 years working in credit, commercial banking, and relationship management in the Technology Banking Group at Wells Fargo.

When she's not working with founders, you can find Lauren at a playground with her husband and two young children, running with her dog around San Francisco or discovering new restaurants in one of the world’s best food scenes.


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