It’s National Small Business Week (June 16 – June 22) — GTSC thought there would be no better way to celebrate small business week than by offering “pending memberships” to our community of small businesses!
In Italy, café customers can pay for a “caffe sospeso” – a pending coffee that can later be claimed for free by those who can’t afford one. The legend is:
“Right after the war, many gentlemen had lost everything they had, and couldn’t even afford coffee. Now, being that black hot liquid pleasure was not considered a treat, but rather a basic human right in the life of any Neapolitan, those gentlemen who could still afford to have one, took a habit of paying for two: one they drank, the other was credited, to be had by the first peer who would walk in the bar. The bartender would then say “Would you like a coffee sir? Which meant: there is a coffee paid for you if you can’t afford one.”
What this means is that if your company has annual revenue under $2.5 million, your company can join for free when matched with a “pending membership.” Our mentors and mid-sized companies are invited to pay for a “pending membership.”
INTERESTED IN SUPPORTING SMALL COMPANIES WITH A PENDING MEMBERSHIP? CLICK HERE!
WANT TO APPLY FOR A PENDING MEMBERSHIP? READ BELOW!
Thank you to our GTSC Members and Mentors who have already supported by purchasing a pending membership on behalf of our community!