We are excited to share “The Business sCOOP” – our Q&A video series designed to provide local businesses, nonprofits and entrepreneurs with critical financial information and insight to succeed in the region’s unique economy.

Each installment offers access to the bank’s subject matter experts and special guests, who will address a range of topics pertinent to business and financial best practices. The series is co-hosted by Allyson Brainson and Donnie Robicheau, Small Business Relationship Managers for The Coop, and can be viewed here on our website, social media and our YouTube channel.

Business sCOOP Episodes:

Episode 1: Your Business Loan Application


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Episode 2: Business Loans


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  • In this episode, Mary Lenihan discusses Lines of Credit, Term Loans, and Consolidation Loans.

 

Episode 3: Information Security – What Businesses Should Know


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  • This episode focuses on cybersecurity threats, social engineering, how businesses can identify vulnerabilities and avoid falling victim. The video features The Coop’s Paul Forni, VP and Information Security Officer, and Donnie Robicheau.

 

Episode 4: SEED Corporation and Resources for Businesses


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  • This episode focuses on who the SEED Corporation is and how they partner with banks to help small businesses and entrepreneurs with financing and resources. The video features The Coop’s Allyson Brainson, and Angela Laperriere of SEED Corporation.

 

Episode 5: SEED Corporation and Resources for Businesses II


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  • This episode focuses on SEED resources and small business workshops. The video features The Coop’s Allyson Brainson, and Angela Laperriere of SEED Corporation.

 

Episode 6: SEED Corporation and Resources for Businesses III


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  • This episode focuses on micro loans, small business loans and SEED loan requirements. The video features The Coop’s Allyson Brainson, and Angela Laperriere of SEED Corporation.

 

Episode 7: What are merchant services? 


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  • This episode focuses on The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s partnership with Clover, which offers a variety of merchant service solutions for business owners. The video features The Coop’s Barb Smith and Richard Falzone of Clover.

 

Episode 8: How do I get started with merchant services? 


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  • This episode focuses on businesses can get started with merchant services at The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod through its partner Clover. The video features The Coop’s Barb Smith and Richard Falzone of Clover.

 

Episode 9: Why do I need a payroll provider? 


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  • This episode focuses on The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s partnership with Complete Payroll Solutions, which helps take care of Human Resources, payroll and benefits tasks so owners can take care of business. The video features The Coop’s Allyson Brainson and Julia Furtado-Lavoie of Complete Payroll Solutions.

 

Episode 10: How do I get started with HR help? 


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  • This episode focuses on how to get started with Complete Payroll Solutions, what’s the difference between exempt or nonexempt, and tips for how to handle workers with visas. The video features The Coop’s Allyson Brainson and Julia Furtado-Lavoie of Complete Payroll Solutions.

 

Episode 11: Start your business loan online 


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  • This episode focuses on The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s online, streamline business loan application process and the required documents. The video features The Coop’s Donnie Robicheau and Christine Parent.

 

Episode 12: Investment services and your business 


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  • The Coop’s Donnie Robicheau speaks with Robert Martin, Infinex Investment Advisor, about what tools are available to help business owners – such as business valuations and retirement planning.

 

For more business resource videos, check out our 20 Minute Tuesdays video series

20 Minute Tuesdays