Radhika Reddy creates a global hub in the city of Cleveland, Ohio through Ariel International Center, Ariel Ventures, LLC. She grew up in India and now makes a life for herself in the United States. Learn from Radhika about the importance of relationships, disappointments and perseverance. You can build a successful venture anywhere. Radhika Reddy has more than 35 years of experience, including 25 years in USA in the areas of economic development finance, real estate development and finance, international business, and other business advisory services, and 10 years in India as an international banker. Ms. Reddy is the founder of Ariel Ventures, LLC (2001), Ariel International Center, LLC (2010), Ariel Economic Development Fund, LLC (2010), Ariel Distribution Center, LLC (2013), Ariel Pearl Center, LLC (2016), all 100% women-owned and minority firms. Ms. Reddy provides public-private project finance, combining comprehensive economic development financing incentives with private equity and debt, supporting business attraction and expansion, and stimulating economic development in Ohio and other states nationally. Ariel Ventures has provided financial and business advisory services for over $1.5 billion in public-private finance transactions. A key focus of Ariel Ventures is helping businesses, real estate developers, non-profit and government organizations identify and utilize a variety of federal, state, local tax credits and incentives including New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC), Renewable Energy Tax Credits (RETC) and Incentives, Historic Tax Credits (HTC), Conservation Easements, tax increment financing (TIF), HUD loans, Brownfield financing, other public grants and loans as well as private equity and bank loans. Learn more about Radhika Reddy and Ariel Ventures at https://www.arielventures.com.